Voters in the Smackover-Norphlet School District will go to the polls on Tuesday to vote on the current millage paid by Smackover voters and to decrease the millage formerly paid by Norphlet voters by one mill. Polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Smackover-Norphlet voters will cast bal...
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says debt collection agencies must have a license to operate in Arkansas in order to collect debts in the state.The court responded to a question from a federal judge in a lawsuit between Patty Simpson of Newport and Delaware-based debt collector C...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the guardians of gridlock” in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
LONDON (AP) — Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded — like two American journalists before him — and the Islamic State group is threatening to kill a fourth captive.A grisly video released by the group showing Haines’ b...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
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Charles Liccardi of the Museum of Natural Resources teaches a class in making a cardboard automata. Kari, Kinsley, Peppermint and Josh Rushing were attending the class on Saturday. at the Museum on Smackover Highway.
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star.But for three hours Sunday night, America got...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
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 Richard Stephens assists Rita Thomas with a watercolor landscape she was working on at a 3-day workshop at the South Arkansas Arts Center. The event was held Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
Marriages:Jerad Swift and Lauren Landers, Sept. 5.William Blackwell and Lydia Malavite, Sept. 8.Andre Bell and Karen Worth, Sept. 10.Anthony Timmins and Shaquala Wade, Sept. 11.Hunter Steele and Maci Gardner, Sept. 12.Civil Suits:CitiBank vs. Glynn Hayes, debt: open account, Sept. 9.Arkansas State H...
Category: On the Record    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker.Col. Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said his agency and the...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday.State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
We have written previously about the substantial tax savings opportunity that taxpayers can benefit from in structuring a real estate sale as a “like kind” exchange. With the rebound in real estate valuations, more sales are occurring every day. These exchanges generally allow a taxpayer...
Category: National Business    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
The Board of Directors and Policy Council of Families and Children Together, Inc. (FACT, Inc.) has appointed Trena White as executive director of the agency.  FACT, Inc. administers Head Start, Early Head Start, and Arkansas Better Chance preschool programs throughout eight counties in south ce...
Category: Local Business    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
El Dorado Conference Center to host BAHBusiness After Hours will be hosted by the El Dorado Conference Center from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at 311 S. West Ave.  Food will be catered by the Conference Center, and entertainment will include a football tire toss and door prizes.    C...
Category: Local Business    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
MADRID (AP) — Isidoro Alvarez, the head of Spain’s El Corte Ingles department store chain who turned the company into an international business with an annual turnover of around 14 billion euros ($18 billion), has died. He was 79.Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos expressed his reg...
Category: National Business    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
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 CrossFit NF celebrated their grand opening at 1902 North College Ave on Thursday, Sept. 4 with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting.  Pictured are, front row, from left, Dana Tucker, Sonya Stookey, Jared Young, owner Danielle Hawkins, Samuel Payne, Cami Blakney, Rachelle Wardell, and Dian...
Category: Local Business    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfie...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
Cameron calls emergency meeting about beheadingLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron is summoning military and security chiefs for an emergency meeting Sunday in response to the beheading of a British hostage and a threat against another.The meeting comes after Islamic extremists released...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
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 Bravo Martial Arts Centre celebrated their grand opening with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 520 West 19th Street on Tuesday. Pictured are, front row, from left, Emily Chisholm, Trey Chisholm, Keaton Michael, Alex Espinoza, Rebekah Cooley and Colby Michael; back row, from left, Dianne...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Monday, September 15th, 2014     comments
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