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After umpire delay, Weevils rally past Wonder Boys

Mar 27, 2015 11:03pm

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello and Arkansas Tech had a unique start to Friday’s game that was supposed to begin at 2 p.m.

“The umpire was late and I have no idea why,” UAM head coach John...

Arkansas Master Gardener program accepting applications

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — If you’re looking to take your green thumb to the next level, the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardener program is now accepting applications to become...

5K Run/Walk set at Regional Park

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

A 5K Run/Walk Celebration will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Regional Park. The registration fee is $15 and includes a T-shirt. The sanctioned runners entry fee is $20.



Brumett apologizes for remarks

Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

Editor’s Note: The following is an unedited letter from Alderman Bill Brumett concerning accusations that he intentionally called J.C. Cunningham “Cooninham” on Facebook. The local branch of the...


Senate approves ‘religious freedom’ bill

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate voted Friday to approve a bill that supporters say will protect religious freedoms and opponents say will protect discrimination.

The House, meanwhile,...


NAACP asks alderman to apologize

Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

The Pine Bluff branch of the NAACP has called a press conference Tuesday to ask a Pine Bluff alderman to apologize on social media for comments he made.

Branch President Wanda V. Neal said...


Legislative leaders unveil proposed budget

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Legislative leaders on Friday unveiled a nearly $5.2 billion budget plan that is similar to the proposed budget Gov. Asa Hutchinson unveiled in January, but with money carved out for...

Aviation group elects Sherrill man president

Mar 27, 2015 6:03pm

Tommy Anderson, owner/operator of Tommy’s Flying Service in Sherrill, is the new president of the Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association.

Anderson was elected during the association’s...


Reported home invasion leads to three arrests

Mar 27, 2015 6:03pm

A report of a home invasion robbery Thursday at a house on the east side of Pine Bluff resulted in the arrest of three people by Pine Bluff police.

Millie Whitman, 23, Zarium Fox, 18, and...


Mayor celebrates PB’s good news, discusses path ahead

Mar 27, 2015 5:03pm

Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth discussed the state of the city Friday as a guest speaker with the Pine Bluff Downtown Lions Club at its weekly meeting at the Pine Bluff Country Club.