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Rutledge: EPA water rule would devastate Arkansas

Mar 24, 2015 4:03pm

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the United States rule could have a crippling impact on Arkansas’ agriculture industry, according to Attorney General Leslie...

WH superintendent: Performing arts, trade skills, more would benefit from millage increase

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

A performing arts center — including an auditorium that will seat 1,000 to 1,200 people — is included in plans by the White Hall School District if a proposed millage is approved by voters next...

FCDC, University Park residents to meet Thursday

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

The Family Community Development Corp., along with the University Park Neighborhood Watch meeting, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the corporation, 1001 N. Palm St.


Howling heard ‘round the world

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

Sixty years ago today the literary world was set ablaze when officials from U.S. Customs seized 520 copies of poet Allen Ginsberg’s book “Howl.” The book had been printed in England and was deemed...

Relyance Crown Club members enjoy Caribbean cruise

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

A group of Relyance Bank Crown Club members recently left the impending brutal winter weather in Arkansas for 16 days in the sunny warm Caribbean.

The group spent the night in Miami before...

Corps lifts small craft advisory for Arkansas River

Mar 24, 2015 2:03pm

The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River.

Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. Even though flows have receded...

Volunteer opportunities

Mar 24, 2015 2:03pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is recruiting volunteers to assist in providing valuable support to victims of rape and...


Mar 24, 2015 2:03pm

An article published Tuesday about Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility misstated the time frame during which a rate increase will be implemented. The average residential bill is currently $16.21 per...

Election commission to meet

Mar 24, 2015 2:03pm

The Jefferson County Election Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St.

The purpose is to accept logic and accuracy testing...

AHTD withdraws projects, cites federal funding woes

Mar 24, 2015 2:03pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has withdrawn 56 construction projects scheduled for consideration in its Tuesday, April 21, bid opening because of continuing uncertainty...