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Ruggeri powers WH to tourney win

Following her win at the Pine Bluff Junior City Championship on Aug. 5, White Hall senior Camryn Ruggeri said she was more concered with how well her team played because she knew they would soon compete in the Relyance Bank Classic.

Relyance Bank 16, PRO-DAY 3 (5 inn.)

At Sunday’s PRO-DAY World Series at Taylor Field, the consolation game took place as Relyance Bank completed its sweep of the Alabama-based squad of PRO-DAY Elite. White Hall earned the third-place trophy as it finished the tournament with a 2-3 record.

Police reports

- On July 24, Officer Robert Rogers was off duty inside the Dollar General store at 8516 Dollarway Road and while at the checkout counter, was approached by store employees who reported a possible shoplifting in progress. The employee was also on the phone calling 911.
 

News

Police reports

On Aug. 21, Sgt. Mark Bradley and Sgt. Sandy Castleberry were sent to Bass Street and McDaniel Street in reference to a white pickup speeding on the roadway.

Sports

Younger WH team impresses in talent-rich Louisiana

White Hall Little League coach Bobby Hamilton wasn’t sure his 9- and 10-year-old team would be able to compete at a regional level with players from Louisiana cities with populations well over 40,000.

Ruggeri powers WH to tourney win

Following her win at the Pine Bluff Junior City Championship on Aug. 5, White Hall senior Camryn Ruggeri said she was more concered with how well her team played because she knew they would soon compete in the Relyance Bank Classic.

Community

Ryein Crowder and Travis Goodman to wed in August

Crowder-Goodman: Mr. and Mrs. Brent Munn of Pine Bluff and Mr. Sean Crowder of Rison are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ryein Michelle Crowder, to Travis Bradley Goodman.

Opinion

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.

Timing not right for Rankin

For months, Beth Anne Rankin wrestled with whether or not to run, again, for Congress, even though she had lost twice before. In the end, she said no.