Mar 16 2001 by admin
ALDER, Wash. (AP) – The governor declared a statewide drought emergency, two weeks after an earthquake created a disaster area in the northwestern part of the state.
Because of increased costs of generating and buying electricity, an annual adjustment of Entergy Arkansas electricity rates will result in an increase April 1, according to a news release from the
Mar 16 2001 by Kalpana Srinivasan
Mar 16 2001 by Adnan Malik
MEDINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) – Saudi security forces stormed a Russian plane today, freeing more than 100 hostages and ending a hijacking by armed Chechens.
Mar 16 2001 by Erin McClam
ATLANTA (AP) – Lyme disease soared in the late 1990s as Americans built more and more homes in the woods, bringing people into contact with ticks, the government reported Thursday.
RUSSELLVILLE (AP) – Police confiscated 81 pounds of cocaine, worth almost $3.6 million, in a traffic stop and arrested the driver.
Mar 16 2001 by Jamie Stengle
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A proposed ban on smoking in restaurants brought health officials, restaurant owners and patrons to a public hearing at the state Health Department Thursday.
Free Will Baptist
Spring work day is Saturday at 8 a.m. at the church.
Mar 16 2001 by Chris Fontaine
LONDON (AP) – Britain’s livestock farmers braced today for a broadened slaughter that could see up to 1 million animals destroyed because of foot-and-mouth disease.
Mar 16 2001 by James Jefferson
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Proposals to restructure the state Highway Commission and change the number of signatures needed to get citizens’ initiatives on the ballot drew criticism Thursday.
The Batesville School Board will consider two high school student expulsions, one for violating the drug policy and the other for violating the theft policy, according to Dr.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A Pulaski County judge has given University Hospital authority to give blood transfusions to keep a prematurely born baby alive, over the religious objections of the infant boy’s