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White Hall food safety

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.



White Hall cruises to victory in regional opener

DUMAS, Texas — For one inning Ray Harbison might have thought the first-round bye his White Hall baseball team received in the Babe Ruth 13-15 Year Old Southwest Regional was a curse as opposed to a blessing.


Redfield author to host workshop

Redfield author Terri Proksch, who writes as Terri Luckey, will hold an author workshop at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the main library of the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Library System, 200 E. Eighth Ave.

Dunn-Clingan announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. William Dunn announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage marriage of their daughter, Ashley Dunn, to Casey Clingan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clingan of Ridgway, Colorado.


Saying goodbye; looking ahead

In 2002, Stephens Media began publishing the White Hall Progress weekly newspaper. That 13-year run comes to an end today.

Probe shows ethanol's harmful effects on environment, economy

The mandated blending of corn-based ethanol with American fuels was supposed to be good for the environment. But as a report released Tuesday by The Associated Press shows, the only things made greener by the federal requirement were the bank accounts of the ethanol industry and farmers.

Washington keeps up war on reporters

Washington’s war on the press took another unsettling turn this summer. It took a couple of months for the story to crack the news, but we now have an even clearer picture of how easy it is for authorities to trample the constitutional protections provided to journalists, to say nothing of the Fourth Amendment rights enjoyed by all Americans.