Woman who killed child may lose probation

August 13, 2008 BENTON (AP) - A woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for passing a stopped school bus and killing a 9-year-old Benton boy is accused of not meeting terms of her probation.

City to continue 24-hour curfew

August 13, 2008 HELENA-WEST HELENA (AP) - Police will expand their 24-hour curfew patrols beyond the 10 blocks now watched by officers armed with military rifles and night-vision goggles, stopping and questioning a

State News Briefs

August 13, 2008 Too much rain swamps gauge PORTLAND - It rained so much at Portland, Ark., Monday and Tuesday that the community's rain gauge overflowed.

Glaze says he’s leaving Ark. Supreme Court

August 13, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Tom Glaze said Tuesday that he's retiring from the court and has already told Gov. Mike Beebe of his plans to leave the bench.

World’s tallest woman dies at age 53

August 13, 2008 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A woman who grew to be 7 feet, 7 inches tall and was recognized as the world's tallest female died early today, a friend said. She was 53.

Family & Friends Briefs

August 13, 2008 Mercy River Boys to perform NEWARK - The Mercy River Boys will perform for the homecoming services at 1 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church at Newark. The event is open to the public.


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Sharon Berry earns CDA

August 13, 2008 Sharon Berry of Batesville has been awarded a Child Development Associate Credential in recognition of outstanding work with young children.

Library to offer free admission

August 13, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The William J. Clinton Presidential Library will offer free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in celebration of President Clinton's 62nd birthday.