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Junior high football: Hunt scampers for three WH touchdowns in win

Oct 23, 2014 10:10pm

WHITE HALL — Kam’ron Hunt ran for three touchdowns to lead White Hall to its third win of the season, 20-6 over Mills on Thursday night at Bulldog Stadium.

Hunt gave White Hall (3-4-1) an 8...

Political fireworks again undignified

Oct 23, 2014 10:10pm

Apparently the thought of a civil election cycle in Jefferson County is one local politicians just can’t countenance. Each time the November ballot comes around the various factions are wont to...


Q&A: Democrat, Libertarian challenge secretary of state

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — A former county and state election official and a political activist are challenging Arkansas’ incumbent secretary of state.

Republican Mark Martin, 46, of Prairie Grove is...


Q&A: Hampton, Lea, Leach seek to succeed Daniels as state auditor

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — An employee of the state auditor’s office, a state legislator and a software developer are vying to succeed state Auditor Charlie Daniels, who is retiring.

Democrat Regina...


Q&A: Burkhalter, Griffin, Olson seek to be next lieutenant governor

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — A businessman and former state highway commissioner, a congressman and a mental health paraprofessional are competing for the office of lieutenant governor.

The office has...

Father of lieutenant governor candidate dies

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Frank Allen Burkhalter, father of Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor John Burkhalter, died Thursday, Burkhalter’s campaign said in a statement.

Frank Burkhalter, 86...

Company slams Legislature over no-bid contract with lottery consultants

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Georgia company that at one time was interested in providing consulting services to the Arkansas lottery complained Thursday that the Legislature violated principles of...

Same-sex marriage cases to reach state, federal courts on same day

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a state-court challenge to Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban on the same day that a federal judge hears arguments in a federal...

Supreme Court upholds ruling on date of next PB mayoral election

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal of a Jefferson County circuit judge’s ruling that the next Pine Bluff mayoral election will be in 2016.

The state’s...


Clydesdales steal show at Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry

Oct 23, 2014 9:10pm

While the idea was to celebrate Jefferson County’s agribusiness and farming, the appearance of the Budweiser Clydesdales stole the show Thursday during the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’...