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Lawmakers wrap up special session

May 28, 2015 7:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up a three-day special session Thursday, sending bills containing all of the items on Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s agenda to his desk — despite last-minute...

Three offered help, given stern warning at Violent Crimes Task Force meeting

May 28, 2015 6:05pm

Three Pine Bluff men who have prior felony convictions responded to the latest call-in session of the Violent Crimes Task Force on Thursday and were offered help, but also warned that if they...

Bulldogs looking to replace QB

May 28, 2015 9:05pm

Although the high school football season is months away, that doesn’t prevent the teams from getting in some much needed spring drills.

For the White Hall Bulldogs, head coach Mike Vaughn...

Several locals to participate in Future Stars Showcase

May 28, 2015 6:05pm

Many of the top prospects in Southeast Arkansas and the entire state who are in the high school senior classes of 2016 and 2017 will attend the first PRO-DAY Arkansas Future Stars Showcase at...

Collegiate Baseball hails Benintendi player of the year

May 28, 2015 5:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Collegiate Baseball magazine named Arkansas sophomore outfielder Andrew Benintendi its national player of the year Thursday mornng.

Benintendi, of Cincinnati, is the first...

Heavy crop losses likely outcome of continued rains

May 28, 2015 5:05pm

Overlapping storm events and near-historic river levels in western Arkansas may mean total crop losses for producers in Sebastian and surrounding counties, experts with the University of Arkansas...

Lawsuit accuses top Milligan staffer of defamation

May 28, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A former member of state Treasurer Dennis Milligan’s staff who was fired last month has filed a lawsuit accusing Milligan’s chief of staff of defamation.

David Singer of White...

Thornton to be ‘principal’ today in Star City

May 28, 2015 5:05pm

Elementary-school children in Star City will be happy to know an NFL player who graduated high school there will be ‘principal for a day.’

That is the honor bestowed upon Cedric Thornton,...

Sanders Lock and Dam closes

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

The Emmett Sanders Lock and Dam at Pine Bluff has closed to navigation traffic because of high water flows on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

The lock will reopen when...

Court won’t hear new arguments, won’t lift stay in gay marriage case

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said it will not hear new oral arguments in the state’s appeal of a circuit judge’s ruling that Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage is...