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White Hall food safety report

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.

Food safety 2-7-15

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.
 

News

School closings for Wednesday

The school districts of Pine Bluff, Dollarway and Sheridan have all canceled classes for Wednesday, per their respective district Twitter accounts.

Sports

A-State’s Zuber earns pitcher of week honors

JONESBORO — Arkansas State sophomore Tyler Zuber was named the Sun Belt Conference’s Pitcher of the Week for his outstanding performance this past weekend against Louisville, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Zuber leads Red Wolves to series-clinching win

EMERSON, Ga. — Led by White Hall alumnus Tyler Zuber, the Arkansas State Red Wolves shocked the No. 7 Louisville Cardinals in a 4-1 series-clinching win on Saturday afternoon at Perfect Game Park South and the LakePoint Sporting Community.

Community

WH Library to host Lego event

There will be a Lego-building activity starting at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the White Hall branch of the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System.

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.