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State unemployment rate drops to 6 percent

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage to 6 percent in October, according to labor statistics released Friday.

The state’s jobless rate was 1.6...

Judge censured over conduct during campaign

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state panel that disciplines judges issued a letter of censure Friday to a circuit judge in Northwest Arkansas over his conduct while campaigning for office this year.


Felony charges filed

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...

Community garden concept considered for city

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

A small group of women with a simple idea hope to transform empty city-owned lots into community gardens that would provide residents with healthy food and a positive outlook on life.



Cotton readying for life in Senate

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

WASHINGTON — The fourth-floor office that Tom Cotton has occupied for the past two years is empty now as the Republican from Dardanelle moves across the Capitol to the U.S. Senate come January....


Police ask for help in Clea Hall case

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

More than 20 years after the case began, Pine Bluff Police are again asking for help in locating Cleashindra Hall, 18, who was last seen leaving a house at 5309 Faucett Road where she worked....


End of an era: UAPB careers of Anderson, 7 others, concludes Saturday

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

Whenever Ben Anderson has stepped onto a SWAC field this season, memories of past games on that same surface were triggered.

Alcorn State, two years ago: John Toney’s 54-yard touchdown run...


Season of giving swinging into high gear

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

Local charitable organizations and churches are gearing up to serve those in need during the holiday season.

Maj. Geraldine Leonard with the Pine Bluff Salvation Army Corps said that the...

Pre-Gobble Day Classic tentative times

Nov 21, 2014 4:11pm

The schedule for the fourth annual Pre-Gobble Day Classic youth football tournament, held Saturday and Sunday at multiple venues across Pine Bluff:

At Jordan Stadium, Pine Bluff High


Excessive rains diminish nutrient content of some crops

Nov 21, 2014 4:11pm

HARRISON – The year 2014 has been a fantastic year for cattle farmers, according to Boone County Extension Agent Mike McClintock, heavy rains throughout the year may augur higher production costs...