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Jul 29, 2015 6:01am


By Patsy Ward

I accompanied Deniece Sikes to Little Rock last Friday. She had a PET scan. She got the results on Wednesday, it was good news. We can be extra thankful for that...

Performers sing the Unicorn Song during the Mutt-i-grees musical extravaganza earlier this month at Clinton City Park. More photos, 6A

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Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

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Photo by Jeff Burgess

Road work delays traffic

Jul 16, 2015 2:23pm

Traffic was delayed last week at the intersection of Highway 16 East and U.S. 65 while workers resurfaced the little feeder creek bridge on 16. For a while all traffic on 16 East heading for...


Williams receives Hall of Fame honor

Jul 16, 2015 2:21pm

Shirl Williams received the ultimate recognition for his 58 years of service to high school athletics.

Friday night, July 10, 2015, at the Hot Springs Convention center he was honored by his...

Council crunches numbers for lighting project

Jul 16, 2015 2:19pm

The Clinton City Council continued its debate last week into whether 27 street lights along part of U.S. 65 is worth the cost to the city.

Clinton received an 80-20 grant for the lighting...


Lose-lose situation, clerk says in letter

Jul 16, 2015 2:19pm

After a short-lived stand for her religious beliefs that drew statewide attention, the Van Buren County clerk reversed course and decide her office will follow the law and issue same-sex marriage...

Deputies make 3 misdemeanor, 1 felony arrests

Jul 16, 2015 2:18pm

The Van Buren County sheriff’s office made three misdemeanor arrests and one felony probation violation arrest last week.

Those were:

- July 8, 2015. Deputies responded to a...

Antwan Bower

Woman dies while in custody at jail

Jul 16, 2015 2:18pm

A 37-year-old woman died last week while in the custody of the Van Buren County sheriff’s office.

Antwan Jeanette Bower, according to sources, was spotted along the roadside on Bee Branch...

Van Buren County clerk takes stand against same-sex marriage licenses, later relents

Jul 09, 2015 3:57pm

The Van Buren county clerk’s office will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples who apply, a worker in the office said Wednesday, a day after County Clerk Pam Bradford said the office would...

Ron’s Chicken Soup

Jul 09, 2015 4:01pm


With the proliferation of smart phones, everyone is taking pictures all the time. New information has called into question whether this is a good thing or not.

A study...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson takes part in ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday, July 2, 2015, to unveil a new label reading “Homegrown by Heroes” that Arkansas military veterans who farm will be able to place on their produce. (John Lyon photo)

Hutchinson unveils ‘Homegrown by Heroes’ program

Jul 09, 2015 4:00pm

Arkansas military veterans who farm will be able to affix a “Homegrown by Heroes” label to their produce under a new program announced Thursday by the state Agriculture Department and the state...

Calling all World War II veterans

Jul 09, 2015 4:00pm

The Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs is seeking World War II veterans and women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)...

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