Man drowns in river

July 12, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old man has drowned in the Arkansas River near Murray Park in Little Rock. The Pulaski …

Lt. gov. seeking re-election

July 12, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Monday he’s seeking re-election in two years, becoming the second statewide official to launch …

News of Other Days

July 12, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Zig Ziglar received a chrome-plated miniature radio tower from Marian Rader, a member of the committee that planned and …

Nature center plans activities

July 12, 2016 JONESBORO — Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center has several activities planned for this week: • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nature Hike — Discover some of …

UAW to gather

July 12, 2016 PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould.

Archives to host symposium, concert

July 12, 2016 Little Rock — The Arkansas State Archives will host a symposium and concert from 9 a.m. to noon July 30 in Conference Room 4A-400 …

Jeffery Historical Society to meet

July 12, 2016 MOUNT OLIVE — The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Jeffery Historical Society will take place in Mount Olive the weekend of July 22-24.

Band to perform

July 12, 2016 AMAGON — The Zyndall Raney Band will perform from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the People Helping People building, located on Highway …