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State Board of Corrections OKs leasing space to house prisoners

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Board of Correction on Monday approved an agreement with Pulaski County to begin leasing space in an effort to reduce a backlog of state prisoners in county jails.


Willing Workers EHC members get tips on happiness makeover

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

Willing Workers of White Hall’s Extension Homemakers Club met recently in the meeting room of White Hall Library for its regular meeting.

President Cheri Aronowitz welcomed everyone and...

2 named to Lyon College’s Dean’s List

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

BATESVILLE — Lyon College announced the names of two area students who made the Spring 2014 Dean’s List.

They are Micah Graves of Sheridan and Jason Lochmann of Pine Bluff.


PB woman wins Ms. South Central Amicae contest

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The 85th South Central Regional Zeta Phi Beta Conference was recently held in North Little Rock at the Marriott Hotel.

Amicae Cathy Hunt was in attendance and served as co-marshal for the...

Lottery organizers warn of scam

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is warning Arkansans about scammers who are making false representations about people winning a lottery prize.

The lottery has received several reports of...

County GOP to meet Thursday

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The Jefferson County Republican Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall.

The agenda includes hosting the 4th District meeting and planning 2014...

Community to discuss 71602 Zip Code issue in meeting

Jul 21, 2014 2:07pm

A community town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 900 N. University Drive.

The purpose is to discuss the sharing of the 71602...

Rabies outbreak in the state: 103 cases so far this year

Jul 21, 2014 2:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — More than 100 cases of rabies were reported in Arkansas as of June 24, a number almost double the normal level that state health and animal science experts attributed to a greater...

Garner, Maverick and Rockford

Jul 21, 2014 1:07pm

The actor, James Garner died last week at age 86. Garner was beloved by several generations of film and television fans. In a career that spanned seven decades, Garner twice struck television gold...

Summer food programs set

Jul 21, 2014 3:07pm

Several agencies are participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided free to all children and are the same for all participants without...