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Sponsor drops bill to end importation of California wine

Mar 30, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The sponsor of a bill that could end imports of California wine into Arkansas said Monday he has dropped the bill.

On Thursday, the House approved House Bill 1934 by Rep. Dan...


‘Religious freedom’ bill advances, opponents rally

Mar 30, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A House committee on Monday advanced an amended version of the controversial religious freedom bill.

With a crowd of opponents of the bill squeezed into the committee room,...


Ashley County anglers take top prize

Mar 30, 2015 9:03pm

An Ashley County pair topped a field of 87 two-person teams Saturday for the $2,500 top prize in the 18th annual Bill Sanders-Bo Piper Memorial Benefit Bass Tournament on the Arkansas River in...

WH fire calls

Mar 30, 2015 8:03pm


Volunteer Fire Department

March 20

4904 W. 9th Ave., Pine Bluff, FRES


Volunteer Fire Department

March 19

14310 Dollarway Road, FEMR...

WH food safety

Mar 30, 2015 8:03pm

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...

White Hall police reports

Mar 30, 2015 8:03pm

On March 20 at 3:45 p.m., an accident was reported on the parking lot of Nick’s Super Stop at 8003 Sheridan Road.

Jeremy Cutrell of Redfield said he was driving west in the parking lot of...

Portis picked 2nd-team All-American

Mar 30, 2015 8:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE – Two weeks after being named the SEC Player of the Year, Arkansas sophomore Bobby Portis was lauded by the Associated Press again on Monday by being named to the outlet’s All-America...


Lawmakers OK bills on abortion, drug testing, lottery scholarships

Mar 30, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers on Monday approved bills to impose new restrictions on abortion, require drug testing of some applicants for public benefits and make changes to lottery-funded...

Parks and Recreation Commission accepts bid on concession stands

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

After receiving only one response to a request for bids to run the concession stand at Regional Park during the softball season, the Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Commission voted Monday to give...


Star City horse finds gold at end of Rainbow (Stakes)

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

HOT SPRINGS — Coming off an eye-catching 7½-length maiden score in his career debut, Weast Hill was equally impressive winning his second start in Sunday’s $75,000 Rainbow Stakes.

The Star...