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Thomas Hunter

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

WILMAR - Thomas Lamar Hunter age 77 of Wilmar, Ark. died Tuesday,Baptist Hospital, Little Rock. He was born August 10th, 1936 in Bradley County, Ark. a son of the late Thomas Ardel Hunter and...


Louie Bass

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

Louie Bass, age 83, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at JRMC. He was born November 5, 1930 in Lake Village, a son of the late Charlie B. Bass and Ruby Pansy Bass. Mr. Bass was the retired...

Several new street signs recommended for approval

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Traffic and Aviation Committee agreed Tuesday to recommend the installation of several new street signs for full council approval.

Southeast Arkansas Regional...


House backs more immigration visas for Afghan translators

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.


Biomass company to open plant in Monticello

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy said Wednesday it will spend $90 million to open a biomass wood pellet manufacturing plant in Monticello that will employ 52 people.



Hutchinson gives Pulaski County $1,750 for improperly claimed tax credits

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson gave Pulaski County $1,750 on Wednesday for improperly claiming homestead tax credits in the county.

The money was accepted as...


Crawford opposes VA bill

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, was one of just five House members on Wednesday who voted against a $16.3 billion bill crafted in response to a VA hospital scandal over long...

ADEQ director to retire

Jul 30, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Director Teresa Marks will retire on Sept. 30, the agency said Wednesday.

Gov. Mike Beebe appointed Marks in 2007 to head the...

Fire at camper trailer linked to electrical appliance

Jul 30, 2014 7:07pm

A fire that apparently started with a faulty electrical appliance resulted in moderate damage to a pull-behind camper trailer Tuesday evening.

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Chief...

State senator to resign, start work as lobbyist for UA System

Jul 30, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state senator is resigning to begin work as a lobbyist for the University of Arkansas System.

Sen. Johnny Key, R-Mountain Home, told the Arkansas News Bureau on Wednesday...