Feb 16 2001 by Kelly Wiese
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A bill to establish a state holiday honoring civil rights leader Daisy Bates cleared its final legislative hurdle Thursday when the House approved a minor amendment and sent it t
Feb 16 2001 by Peggy Harris
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Alltel Corp. is eliminating about 1,000 jobs, or 3.7 percent of the work force, through early retirement and layoffs so it can compete better.
Feb 16 2001 by admin
A.W. “Red” Winkle, 58, of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, in Mount Pleasant.
Peggy Sue Jacks Billingsley, 66, of Sulphur Rock, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, at her home.
Vernie Arther Davidson, 83, of Desha, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at a local hospital.
MELBOURNE – Hazel Lancaster Fields, 90, of Melbourne, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at a hospital in Calico Rock.
MELBOURNE – Bert Weaver, 77, of Melbourne, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at a hospital in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – The House on Thursday approved legislation creating an official state tartan and to designate every April 6 as Tartan Day to honor Arkansans of Scottish descent.
Leslie and Shona Covington of Hardy have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Feb. 3, 2001.
Bobby and Kristie Wade, Jerrad and Camden of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at Newport Hospital on Jan. 27, 2001.
Heath and Leonna McEntire of Jonesboro have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Feb. 5, 2001. The baby weighed 8.2 pounds and has been named Mason Brooks McEntire.
CAVE CITY – Virgie James Patterson will celebrate her 102nd birthday Sunday. Visitors may call between 2 and 4 p.m. at 3100 Sunset Ridge Rd., Cave City, according to her daughter, Peggy Ross.