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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...

Cool, rainy spring boosts clover

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

While that first cutting of fescue hay awaits rescue in rain-sodden meadows, Arkansas’ cool, rainy spring has one bright side: clover.

Andy Vangilder, Clay County extension staff chair for...

County Judge talks about cooperation, financial woes at West Pine Bluff Rotary

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

Jefferson County Judge Dutch King said on Thursday that he and Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth are able to work together, with each helping the other when asked.

Speaking to the West...

Water World

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

Water floods Regional Park on Thursday afternoon as a thunderstorm drops rain on an already saturated landscape. Hydrologists are expecting the Arkansas River at Pine Bluff to rise until Friday...

Warrant issued for another arrest of Little Rock boxer

May 28, 2015 10:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County district judge issued a second-degree battery warrant Thursday for the arrest of boxer Jermain Taylor of Little Rock.

Taylor is accused of assaulting another...

Dillard hires former Weevils coach Newell

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

NEW ORLEANS – Former Arkansas-Monticello men’s basketball coach Mike Newell was named head coach at Dillard University, a NAIA institution in the Crescent City, on Thursday.

Newell’s most...

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