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Senate panel advances bill to end death penalty in Arkansas

Feb 25, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to abolish the death penalty in Arkansas received a “do pass” recommendation Wednesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Senate Bill 298 by Sen. David Burnett, D-...

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Southern half of state gets more snow

Feb 25, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A new round of winter weather swept across the southern half of the state Wednesday, leading to numerous school closings, the shutdown of some state offices and at least one traffic...

Group opposes abortion restriction signed into law by governor

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Planned Parenthood of the Heartland said Wednesday it was “extremely disappointed” that Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law a bill to require that a doctor be physically present when...

Harvie Childs, Sr.

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

Mr. Harvie Childs, Sr., 89 of Pine Bluff passed February 18, 2015. He was born in Whiteville, Ark. to the late Dave Childs and Mammie Frye.

Survivors include wife, Susie Childs; son, Harvie...

Maylean Lever

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

Mrs. Maylean Lever, 86, of Pine Bluff passed Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Nathaniel Hicks

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

Nathaniel Hicks, 95, of Pine Bluff passed Monday, February 16, 2015 at

Davis Life Care Center in Pine Bluff.

Born February 14, 1920 in Dardanelle, Ark., he was a son of the late...

No foul play suspected in Jefferson County death

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

The State Medical Examiners Office has found no foul play in the death of a man who was found in a residence Friday in southern Jefferson County.

Kevin Neal, 43, was found in the 9100 block...

Mary Thompson

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

NEW EDINBURG - Mary Leona Childers Thompson, 89, of New Edinburg went to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Mrs. Thompson was born July 18, 1925 in Hermitage, a daughter of the late...

Jeffery Baggett

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

JEFFERSON - Jeffery Scott Baggett, 49, of Jefferson, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was born September 1, 1965 in Pine Bluff, son of Jerry Baggett, Sr. and Barbara Lemmonds Baggett.

Mr...

Sherwood Haisty

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

GRADY - Sherwood Ellsworth Haisty, Sr., 89, of Grady, our husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on February 23, 2015...

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