John Lytle, left, and Yinghan Chen, center, White Hall High School delegates to Arkansas Boys State, receive a tour of the Capitol by the state Auditor Andrea Lea. Chen, who was elected Boys State auditor, appointed Lytle assistant auditor. The two were among Boys State delegates at the University of Central Arkansas in June. (Special to The Commercial)
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Five Pine Bluff men were arrested Thursday by federal and local officers in connection with the possession of guns taken in two burglaries at Hunter’s Refuge in December 2014 and January 2015. A sixth man is in state custody on unrelated charges.
The punishing heat of early August has, so far, stayed away from the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series. That was still the case on Wednesday, but weather still wreaked havoc on the national showcase, forcing the postponement of the day’s scheduled games.
Improvements to Arkansas 104 will require lane closures in Jefferson County starting Monday, Aug. 24, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.
Due to extra innings from the previous game, and the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series opening-day ceremony, the start of the game between White Hall and Portland, Maine, was pushed back two hours, and it started after 9 p.m.
Weekly children’s events at the White Hall library have been announced:
LITTLE ROCK — Entergy Arkansas said Friday it is proposing to shut down Arkansas’ largest coal-fired power plant in 13 years.
White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., will hold its fish fry fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7.
After 13 years of serving the White Hall area, the White Hall Progress is saying farewell.