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Gregory Williams

Mar 25, 2015 6:03am

RISON - Gregory “Greg” Alan Williams, 51, of Rison passed away March 23, 2015.

Survivors: wife, Phyllis Williams; parents, Harry and Wanda Williams; son, Gregory Austin Williams; daughter,...

Alvin Green

Mar 25, 2015 6:03am

WHITE HALL - Alvin Eugene Green, 85, of White Hall, Ark., died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born September 16, 1929, in the Troy Community, Drew County, Ark...

Starving the beast only made it hungrier

Mar 25, 2015 10:03pm

Some time in the 1970s, the Republican Party pledged allegiance to a strategy known as “starve the beast,” which said that the way to reduce the size of government was to reduce the taxes going...

Memphis holds off Arkansas baseball at Dickey-Stephens

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas baseball team scored four unanswered runs to tie the game late Tuesday evening, but Memphis rallied with an eighth-inning run to steal a 5-4 victory away from the...

Digest for 03-25-15

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm


Francis aces No. 7 at Jaycee

On a gorgeous Tuesday, Charles Francis hit a hole-in-one on No. 7 at Jaycee Golf Course.

Francis used a 9-iron to ace the 105-yard hole....

OBU comes back to beat UAM in nonconference action

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Arkansas-Monticello baseball team by a final score of 9-8 in a nonconference game on Tuesday at...


UAPB baseball downs SEC co-leader Mizzou

Mar 25, 2015 2:03pm

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Just add Missouri to the list.

The No. 23-ranked Tigers are just the latest successful target of SEC serial killer Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which also goes by the alias UAPB....


Artist uses doors to make statement at Capitol

Mar 24, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — An art installation that stood on the state Capitol steps for several hours Tuesday was intended to make a statement about discrimination, according to the North Little Rock artist...


Lawmakers OK bills on prisons, e-cigarettes, guns

Mar 24, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved bills to address prison overcrowding and impose restrictions on contracts between the attorney general and private attorneys.

The Senate...


Keeping kids off the street: PB basketball camp underway

Mar 24, 2015 8:03pm

Pine Bluff Police Sergeant Lynn Wright believes that the youth of Jefferson County can benefit well from a local basketball camp hosted by the police department and the Dollarway School District...