State jobless rate drops

January 26, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ unemployment rate is now below 5 percent for the first time in nearly 15 years. The Arkansas Department …

Breastfeeding has positive impacts

January 26, 2016 Breastfeeding is the beginning of healthy eating, growth and development for babies. The close relationship between child and mother positively impacts a child’s development.

Recital scheduled

January 26, 2016 A recital titled “An American Sampler” will be presented by Dr. Michael Oriatti, tenor, and Dr. Sarah Weston, pianist, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in …

News of Other Days

January 26, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 10, 2002.

Boozman opens summer intern application period

January 26, 2016 WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Boozman is seeking Arkansas college students interested in getting a firsthand look at the inner workings of Congress by interning in …

Ruling could affect 50 Arkansas inmates

January 26, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Monday will allow more than 50 Arkansas inmates serving life sentences without parole for …