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Opinions differ on whether new owner can charge to use boat ramps

Sep 30, 2014 8:09pm

Island Harbor Marina’s new owner is charging people to use the site’s boat ramps, but others say he does not have the right to do so because of a pre-existing agreement with the county government...

Monticello’s Handley puts ‘feature’ back in feature back

Sep 30, 2014 8:09pm

For 10 straight games, a quarterback has led Arkansas-Pine Bluff in rushing. During the span, four different running backs have started.

Ben Anderson didn’t expect to organize such a streak...


Jeb Bush stumps for Hutchinson

Sep 30, 2014 7:09pm

SHERWOOD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised the education proposals of Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson during a visit Tuesday to central Arkansas.

Bush and Hutchinson...


Simmons names executive vice president, general counsel

Sep 30, 2014 7:09pm

Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the addition of Patrick A. Burrow as executive vice president and general counsel, according to Chairman and CEO George A. Makris Jr.

“I am...


Pryor launches tour focusing on women’s issues

Sep 30, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor announced Tuesday the launch of a state tour to spread the message that his voting record on issues important to women compares favorably to that of...


Police arrest naked man on University Avenue

Sep 30, 2014 7:09pm

A man who police had yet to identify was arrested Tuesday after he was seen running naked down University Avenue and disrupting traffic.

Officer Richard Wegner said the man “exhibited signs...


Open House

Sep 30, 2014 7:09pm

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School Principal Brent Mitchell welcomes parents and students to an open house Tuesday evening at the 708 W. Second Ave. campus. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter...


Isadore attorneys urge student involvement

Sep 30, 2014 6:09pm

Attorneys for the family of the late Monroe Isadore urged students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to get involved in the community and support the efforts to “get justice for Isadore...


Southeast Arkansas College faculty encourage students to set lofty goals

Sep 30, 2014 6:09pm

Southeast Arkansas College President Stephen Hilterbran urged students at a Lunch and Learn session Tuesday to have a vision for their lives, plan for the long term and expect to work hard to...

Arkansas still has a long ways to go

Sep 30, 2014 6:09pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was still frustrated about his team’s 35-28 overtime loss to Texas A&M on Sunday night, but the second-year coach got a quick glimpse of the respect...