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2 schools get grant money

Apr 17, 2014 3:48pm

Two Arkansas schools will receive $6.1 million in federal School Improvement Grant money, state education officials said Monday.

Wonder Junior High School in the West Memphis School District...

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Lawmakers hear from ANRC on Eoff dam

Feb 05, 2014 6:18pm

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission is no longer trying to get a Clinton landowner to tear down a a dam he was not authorized to build, legislators heard last week.

Randy Young,...

Clinton, Shirley schools closed Tuesday

Updated: Feb 03, 2014 11:16pm

Clinton and Shirley schools will be closed Tuesday.

Don Richardson with the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission talks to the Standing Committee on State Agencies Wednesday about an unauthorized dam in Van Buren County. (Rob Moritz photo)

Commission no longer pursuing order to tear down dam

Jan 30, 2014 3:46pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission is no longer trying to get a Clinton landowner to tear down a a dam he was not authorized to build, legislators heard Wednesday.

Randy...

What’s Going On

Jan 29, 2014 2:20pm

Order lifted

The Arkansas Department of Health has lifted boil orders placed Jan. 13 by the Van Buren County Water Association’s Max Gammill. The orders were precautionary measures because...

Firefighters’ monument dedication set for March

Jan 29, 2014 2:18pm

George Curlin of Pine Bluff has seen his son’s name etched on memorials honoring fallen firefighters in Colorado and

Maryland, and he’s looking forward to seeing it a little closer to home...

City to fight deal to remove Highway 330

Jan 29, 2014 2:21pm

The Clinton City Council has decided to fight the removal of Highway 330 from the state highway system.

At a special meeting Jan. 24, the council unanimously approved a resolution to “use...

Burn ban spreads to 50 counties

Jan 29, 2014 2:20pm

Burns bans are now in effect in 50 counties and outdoor burning is strongly discouraged across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday.

The commission said 48 wildfires...

Scotland teen hit with theft charges

Jan 29, 2014 2:21pm

A resident of Scotland Formosa road reported that his 16-foot tandem axle trailer had been stolen from his home.

Later that evening on Jan. 14, deputies came in contact with a trailer...

Highway 65 project

Jan 29, 2014 2:24pm

Crews work on the Highway 65 widening project and a new bridge over Archey Creek this week in Clinton.

Clarification

Jan 29, 2014 3:24pm

Clarification

The Running For Public Office books mentioned in last week’s Democrat will be available at the Voters Registration office. For more information about the books call Vicki Jones...

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