SPORTS STORY >> Alleged killer squandered unique talent

By RAY BENTON  Leader sports editor News of the arrest of Jeffrey Leroy Clifton for the murder of his 2-year-old son Malik Drummond has spread around the state and nation since Wednesday. What … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not […]

SPORTS STORY >> Panthers win big at swim meet

By RAY BENTON Leader sports editor The Cabot boys’ and girls’ swim teams each won their second meet of the season Thursday, beating out seven other schools to win the Cabot Classic at Veterans’ Memo… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do […]

SPORTS STORY >> Devils fall to West Memphis

By RAY BENTON Leader sports editor The Jacksonville boys’ basketball team lost for the first time this season on Tuesday. The Red Devils gave the return match to West Memphis and lost 60-54 after le… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do […]

SPORTS STORY >> LHS girls breeze to finals at CSJHS

By GRAHAM POWELL  Leader sportswriter CONWAY – The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits picked up their third win of the week Thursday night in the semifinals of the annual St. Joseph Classic, as they made … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not […]

SPORTS STORY >> Lonoke survives Daredevils

By GRAHAM POWELL Leader sportswriter CONWAY – Lonoke won its second game of the round-robin style St. Joseph Class on Thursday, but it didn’t come easy. The Jackrabbits entered the fourth quarter ti… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know […]

EDITORIAL >> School plan impressive

The Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District officials know that a new high school will have to make a strong statement architecturally, as well as academically, in order to make the city’s school s… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]

TOP STORY >> House returns $500 oil contribution

By GARRICK FELDMAN Leader executive editor Rep. Doug House (R-North Little Rock) has returned $500 from the ExxonMobil Political Action Committee, citing the Mayflower oil spill caused by the oil co… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login […]

TOP STORY >> ASU-Beebe hires Fisher as chancellor

Arkansas State University-Beebe has hired a new chancellor who will take the reins in January. Karla Fisher, who has been vice president of academics at Butler Community College in Kansas since 2010… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]