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Rogers woman rallies for immigration reform outside White House

Aug 28, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON – Beatriz Salas stood outside the White House on Thursday to urge President Barack Obama and Congress to revise the nation’s immigration policies so that her family can be united.


Former AG appointed special prosecutor in Newman case

Aug 28, 2014 6:08pm

FORT SMITH — A former state attorney general and Sebastian County prosecutor was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor in the Rickey Dale Newman case.

During a Wednesday hearing,...

Arkansas Public Service Commission chair headed to FERC

Aug 28, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to place Arkansas Public Service Commission chair Colette Honorable on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The White House issued a press...

Women’s coalition formed to support Pryor

Aug 28, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., announced Thursday the creation of Women for Pryor, a grassroots coalition that will seek to rally the support of women voters in the second-term...


Experts advise people to be safe over Labor Day

Aug 28, 2014 6:08pm

As the Labor Day weekend arrives, officials recommend residents take safety precautions over the weekend marking the unofficial end of summer.

Since residents will likely be driving, having...


Dollarway administrators take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to Dollarway High School Thursday afternoon, with students cheering on two administrators.

The movement raises awareness and money for ALS Association....

White Hall School District takes on enrollment challenge

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

The White Hall School District saw its enrollment decline by 23 students between 2012-13 and 2013-14, resulting in a loss of $150,000 in anticipated state funding.

White Hall enrolled an...

Reported disturbance leads to alleged burglary arrest

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

A reported disturbance at a house in central Pine Bluff Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly broke in through a door and struck one of the occupants with a baseball bat....

Dedication scheduled for renovated Salvation Army gym

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

The official dedication and opening of the newly renovated gymnasium at the Salvation Army on East 12th Avenue has been scheduled for next week.

Captain David Leonard said a ribbon will be...


Former PB resident leaves minority health post, joins Houston agency

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

Idonia L. Trotter, executive director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, will leave the agency Sept. 19 to lead a Houston-based program.

Trotter, formerly of Pine Bluff, has been...