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Cotton Belt credit union expanding to White Hall

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

The Pine Bluff Cotton Belt Federal Credit Union is expanding into White Hall with a branch across from the Smart Motors Dealership.

“We wanted to make it more convenient for our members,”...

ATU plans to produce more physics teachers

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville wants to produce more physics teachers for school districts around the state.

The Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees voted Thursday to forward a letter...


Coleman named 2014-15 Miss Arkansas Rice

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

BRINKLEY — Madison Coleman of Brinkley was named 2014-15 Miss Arkansas Rice recently at the Brinkley Convention Center. Coleman will be a senior at Lee Academy in Marianna this fall. She is the...

Upswing in personal savings seen in state, nationally in ‘erratic’ recovery

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

FORT SMITH — Although a Federal Reserve survey taken last fall found 40 percent of people don’t feel like they have enough money to save, the Fed’s most recent numbers tell a different story with...

Zebras looking to get over hump

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

A year ago a talented but unproven group of sophomores helped lead Pine Bluff to the 6A state championship game.

The 31-24 loss to El Dorado was not the ending the Zebras were looking for,...

Second-year starter Baugh looks to lead WH

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

WHITE HALL — In 2013, White Hall quarterback Kirk Baugh helped lead the Bulldogs to a school-record sixth-straight playoff berth.

Any joy gained from achieving the mark was quickly doused...

Dumas seniors seek successful end to career

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

DUMAS — Dumas’ senior class hasn’t seen much success over their high school careers.

The program has won just nine games in the three years the now 12th-graders have been in high school....

Experienced Owls think they can bounce back

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

McGEHEE — The 2013 season didn’t go exactly according to plan for the McGehee Owls after coming off back-to-back season where they won 10 games and a 6-3A Conference championship.


Beebe: State’s unemployment debt to be fully paid this year

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ recession-era unemployment debt to the federal government, at one time as high as $360 million, will be paid off by Jan. 1, Gov. Mike Beebe said Friday.

The debt was...

Byron Black

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

WARREN - Byron Gale Black, age 79, of Warren, Ark. died Wednesday August 20, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. Born November 5, 1934 in Fulton, Ind., a son of the late Archie Gale...