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Arkansas Children’s Hospital fund drive reaches $167 million

Oct 22, 2014 7:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children’s Hospital officials announced Wednesday it has raised $167.8 million through its Century of Possibility Centennial Campaign.

The hospital, which celebrated...


Teen struck by vehicle

Oct 22, 2014 8:10pm

An 18-year-old male was struck by a vehicle at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday near East 27th Avenue and South Main Street.

The identity of the victim was not immediately available Wednesday. His...


Police seeking burglary suspects

Oct 22, 2014 6:10pm

Pine Bluff police are attempting to identify and locate at least three people who were involved in the burglary of R & N Food Store at 5901 Sulphur Springs Road at about 4:45 a.m. Friday, Oct...

Hogs’ O-line needs to re-establish its dominance

Oct 22, 2014 7:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas left guard Sebastian Tretola said something hasn’t been quite right with the offensive line.

Sure, the competition had something to do with it. Going head-to-head...

Disaster declarations issued for Craighead, Mississippi county farmers

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued disaster declarations Wednesday for farmers in two eastern Arkansas counties where crops were damaged by high winds and hail on Oct....


Former Pine Bluff mayor agrees to $50 ethics fine

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. has agreed to pay a $50 fine and receive a public letter of caution to settle an ethics complaint.

According to a settlement offer Redus...


A-State football rally falls short at Louisiana, 55-40

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LAFAYETTE, La. — Eight rushing touchdowns by Louisiana, which included four apiece by Alonzo Harris and Elijah McGuire, proved too much for the Arkansas State football team to overcome as the Red...

Digest for 10-22-14

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm


Ridgway Christian will play for state title

Despite winning just one game during the regular season, Ridgway Christian will play in its third straight Arkansas Association of...


Arkansas Game & Fish Commission studies crappie population in Lake Saracen

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists inspected the crappie population at Lake Saracen on Wednesday in a study intended to keep the species at a healthy population and thus avoid any...


Pine Bluff School Board hires John Walker as attorney

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

The Pine Bluff School Board hired civil rights attorney and Arkansas State Rep. John W. Walker by a vote of 4 to 1 with two absentions at a board meeting Tuesday night.

The board had been...