left, Congressional Democrats Mark Pryor, Marion Berry and Blanche
Lincoln at the Waste Management landfill in Jacksonville on Tuesday.
Group Pushes Energy independence
Gathered at Waste Management's Twin Pines Landfill in Jacksonville
on Tuesday, Democrats in the Arkansas Congressional delegation called
on President Bush to put greater focus on the development of renewable
sources of energy at home. [FULL
hopefuls give views
for the districtÕs top position have varied backgrounds working
with the issues that have plagued the Pulaski County Special School
must give back taxes
government officials across the state said Tuesday they were dumbfounded
when letters from the state finance office arrived this week notifying
them that they would have to refund some tax collections.
keeping money for race
leadership of the Lonoke County Republican Committee has decided
to ask Cabot Mayor Stubby Stum-baugh to give back a $1,000 donation
to his campaign for Congress, but the mayor says they need not bother.
looking at eight hopefuls
Only one school official with Arkansas ties is among the eight candidates
who have completed the application process for the superintendent
position with the Pulaski County Special School District.
helps, but doesn't cure threat
Tamara Jenkins, office of emergency services director for White
County, said the rain the area received Monday night and Tuesday
wasn't enough to call off the burn ban that has been in place since
Following a two-and-a-half hour public hearing Tuesday night, the
Pulaski County Special School District board declined to fire a
Homer Adkins Elementary School teacher accused of telling fourth-graders
that blacks are cursed.
contest: political hardball
Failure to solidify promised votes from Pulaski County legislators
cost Rep. Will Bond, D-Jacksonville, the election Monday to become
the next speaker of the state House of Representatives, according
to state Rep. Sam Ledbetter of Little Rock.
Working around the clock for 35 years
celebrating its 35th year in Lonoke County, Remington Arms produced
close to a billion rounds of centerfire and shotgun shell ammunition
and another billion rounds of rimfire ammunition in 2005. [FULL
senior Will Christian shoots a layup during the Red Devil's overtime
loss to the state's top-ranked Forrest City Mustangs last Friday
night at Jacksonville.
Comeback falls short for Red Devils
Lavar Neely saved the day twice for Jacksonville in their conference
opener against Forrest City, but the Red Devils couldn't save themselves
in overtime against the Mustangs. Forrest City took the overtime
win 77-71 on Friday at the Devils Den after trailing most of the
gets huge East road win
IN SHORT: The
10th-ranked Cabot Panthers pulled off the upset of the week of conference
openers around the AAAAA classification. The Panthers repeated last
year's feat of knocking off the defending state champion West Memphis
Blue Devils 42-40, only this time, they did it on the road.