• Pryor to host sportsmen town hall meeting

    LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor will host a “Sportsmen Town Hall” on June 1 in Little Rock. The 10 a.m. meeting will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in the River Market District. As vice chair of the …

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  • Registration open now through July 1 for urban archery deer hunts

    LITTLE ROCK — The first step in a unique but demanding form of Arkansas hunting — urban deer hunts — is now open through July 1. Potential hunters can register online at www.agfc.com. The hunts will be held from Sept. 7 through Jan. 31 in …

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  • Grazing meeting set at Cave City

    ASH FLAT — A grazing meeting for area landowners and livestock producers will begin at 6 p.m. June 11 in the Cave City School Safe Room, said Kerrie Brightwell, secretary of the Sharp County Conservation District. Topics to be discussed will be fertilize recommendations, 319 …

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  • Walker, Turner win tournament

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner weighed in 12 pounds even to win the Cave City Bass Club’s sixth tournament of the year Saturday on Lake Norfork, said tournament director Steve Moody. “The weather was the best we’ve had this year and we …

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  • Sugarcane beetles eat more than cane

    If your young corn plants are lying on the ground and you’ve noticed a lot of black beetles around, it’s not a coincidence. Sugarcane beetles can cause damage to many different crops and vegetables. They are scarab beetles, which means they are related to May …

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  • Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA’s controversies …

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  • Needed: Federal control of garage sales

    Having just helped my mother with her annual yard sale, I have come to a disturbing conclusion. As much as it pains me to say it, for the sake of buyers and sellers alike, the federal government needs to intervene in the yard/garage sale industries. …

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  • Don’t let one bad apple spoil bunch

    Earlier this week a teacher and former children’s pastor was arrested for downloading child pornography. Whether he’s innocent or guilty, it is yet another stain on two respected positions in our community. I am not here to pass judgement — I leave that to a …

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  • 2 sign with Lyon soccer

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College Coach Michael Brookshire recently announced the signing of Little Rock Christian Academy player Christian Castro and North Little Rock’s Jack Fleming to NAIA letters of intent. Castro attended both North Little Rock High School and LR Christian Academy, transferring to …

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  • Scandals blend to form perfect storm

    When it rains, it pours. The combined weight of the three growing Obama administration scandals is weighing down the White House and overwhelming their ability to control the story or advance their agenda. In hospital triage, this is the equivalent of not having enough bed …

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  • Littlejohn, Stitcher win drag races

    NEWPORT — Edward Littlejohn defeated Randall Rudd in the finals of the street stock division Sunday at the Newport Dragstrip. Don Stitcher won the Footbrake division, followed by Ross Williams and Lonnie Allwhite. Tom Clary outran Shannon Chapman and Tye Combs in the Super Pro …

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  • Hogs trim Tigers in SEC tourney

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas scored the go-ahead run on a squeeze bunt by Tyler Spoon in the eighth inning and tacked on two more insurance runs in the ninth to beat LSU 4-1 at the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. Arkansas right-hander Ryne Stanek …

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