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Maggie Kimbrell

Nov 28, 2014 9:11pm

STAR CITY - Maggie Shaw Kimbrell, 89, a resident of Star City, Ark., died Thursday, November 27, 2014, at her home.

She was born March 11, 1925, in Danville, Arkansas, to Frank and Mary...


Penalties ravage SEC’s least-penalized team

Nov 28, 2014 10:11pm

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Arkansas entered the regular season finale as one of the least penalized teams in the Southeastern Conference.

But penalty problems played a big role in a 21-14 loss to No....


Feeding Frenzy

Nov 28, 2014 3:11pm

A flock of pelicans preyed on fish at Lake Saracen on Friday. The American White Pelicans, which have the largest wingspan of any North American bird, have been stopping at the lake in recent...

Paper mill retirees to meet

Nov 28, 2014 3:11pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Arkansas River Education Service Co-Op building, 912 W. Sixth Ave.



Roast, Toast to honor Alfred Carroll Ministries

Nov 28, 2014 2:11pm

A Celebration of Service, Seven Years of Ministry is the theme for a Roast and Toast benefit dinner to be held in honor of Alfred Carroll Ministries at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in the University of...


SEARK College to host business leader to gauge employers’ needs

Nov 28, 2014 2:11pm

Southeast Arkansas College will host a business leader Monday as part of a statewide effort called Community College Work$ Week to form collaborations among college students, high school students...


Quorum Court to delay 2015 budget process

Nov 28, 2014 1:11pm

Concerned about declining revenues and significant cuts that were made to the 2014 budget, the Jefferson County Quorum Court has decided to put off approving a budget for next year, at least...

Church news 11-28-14

Nov 28, 2014 4:11pm

God’s Way Fellowship Baptist Church, 1601 Commerce Road, will host the fifth Sunday mission and Selma Walls Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Phyllis Walls, a...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Nov 28, 2014 6:11am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Nov. 14

— Grader Operator: Graded Deep Bayou Road and McDonley Road.

— Ditching Crew: Cut...

Same-sex marriages could impact state economy

Nov 28, 2014 6:11am

FORT SMITH — Economists are projecting a $24 million impact on the Arkansas economy if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is lifted in the state.

With an average cost of $22,364 on...