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Anderson: ‘I’ve had a good career’

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Ben Anderson sounds like a man wise beyond his years.

“At nighttime, I’ve grown older, so I don’t run around as much,” the fifth-year senior Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback said Tuesday,...

Blazers look to challenge Razorbacks

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee was supposed to be returning as Alabama-Birmingham’s head coach this week.

It was the obvious attraction when Arkansas and...


Tax Board supportive of new prison in Jefferson County

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Members of the Economic Development Corp. of Jefferson County on Tuesday supported the idea of the Arkansas Department of Correction locating another prison in the county.

The group, which...


Cotton builds lead in latest Hendrix College poll

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — Two weeks ahead of Election Day, Republican challenger Tom Cotton is substantially ahead of Democrat Mark Pryor in Arkansas’ U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Talk Business...

Hendrix poll: Democrats gain in 4th, 2nd district races

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s hold on Arkansas’ four congressional seats could be slipping, according to the latest polls taken by Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix College.



Two-vehicle accident

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

A two-vehicle accident at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Fifth Avenue and Pine Street resulted in one of the vehicles being turned on its top.

No one appeared to be seriously injured....

State unemployment rate drops to 6.2 percent

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in September, according to labor statistic released Tuesday.

The state’s jobless rate was 1....


Area Agency representative to speak at senior potluck

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will hold its monthly Senior Adult Day at 10 a.m. Friday in the church’s Christian Community Center.

The guest speaker...


James Lee Witt campaigns at UAPB

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

Democratic 4rth District U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt campaigned with the national Put the Middle Class First Bus Tour on Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine...

Volunteer opportunities available in the community

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

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

Communities in Schools in Jefferson County is seeking volunteers to help in the “Lights on After Dark” program at the...