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UAPB Knocked Down By Jackson State 32-20
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UAPB Knocked Down By Jackson State 32-20

Article by Arkansas Journal Posted on September 25, 2016 Little Rock, Arkansas–Jackson State (1-3, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) crushed the UAPB Golden Lions in yesterday’s football game at War Memorial Stadium. At the half, Jackson State had a 15 point lead over UAPB. While UAPB tried to take over the game, Jackson State  won the...

Charging Wildcats Take Down The Tigers 49 to 7
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Charging Wildcats Take Down The Tigers 49 to 7

Posted on September 23, 2016 Article by Arkansas Journal North Little Rock, Arkansas–North Little Rock Charging Wildcats took on Central Tigers in tonight’s football game at their home stadium in North Little Rock. There was no room left in the stands as the game was a sell out. Final score was Charging Wildcats 49 Tigers 7.

Governor Request Help For Farmers In Northeast Arkansas
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Governor Request Help For Farmers In Northeast Arkansas

Article by David Lear with Arkansas Journal Posted on September 22, 2016 Little Rock, Arkansas–Governor Asa Hutchinson sent a letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, today asking that Carroll, Clay, Craighead, Independence, Jackson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Prairie, Randolph, White and Woodruff Counties be declared a disaster due to significant crop...

Mary Grayson Poole Williams 61
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Mary Grayson Poole Williams 61

Posted on September 22, 2016 Mary Grayson Poole Williams, 61 of Fordyce died Wednesday September 21, 2016 at her home. Born January 25, 1955 at Fordyce, she was the daughter of the late James H. Poole and Wanda Janice Poole. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fordyce, and was senior loan processing...

No. 10 Arkansas Opens At Invitation-Only Event
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No. 10 Arkansas Opens At Invitation-Only Event

Posted on September 22, 2016 Article by Jeri Thorpe with the University of Arkansas. FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – The 10th-ranked University of Arkansas women’s golf team opens the 2016-17 season at the invitation-only Third Annual ANNIKA Intercollegiate Presented by 3M in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday. The Razorbacks are coming off a 12th-place finish at the NCAA...

Mariners, Travs announce PDC agreement
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Mariners, Travs announce PDC agreement

Posted on September 20, 2016 Little Rock, Arkansas – The Seattle Mariners announced today a new player development contract with the Arkansas Travelers of the Double-A Texas League. The agreement is for two years, covering the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Travelers President Russ Meeks commented, “The Travelers are excited to have this opportunity to start...

Wanda Gail Ratliff 69
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Wanda Gail Ratliff 69

Posted on September 20, 2016 Wanda Gail Ratliff, 69, of Conway went to be with the Lord, September 17, 2016. She was born November 30, 1946 in Heber Springs to Howard Lawrence Williams and Mildred “Nanny” Anett White Williams Anderson. Wanda was a Godly Lady saved in 1969 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She graduated from...

Betty Lou Burrows 74
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Betty Lou Burrows 74

Posted on September 20, 2016 Betty Lou Burrows, 74, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at a Fort Smith hospital. She was a retired office manager for Old Fort Metal Works. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at...

River City Men’s Chorus Opens Season With New Beginnings Concert
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River City Men’s Chorus Opens Season With New Beginnings Concert

Article by David Lear with Arkansas Journal Posted on September 19, 2016 Little Rock, Arkansas–River City Men’s Chorus, directed by David A. Glaze, began this year’s season with their New Beginnings Concert at Second Presbyterian Church in West Little Rock on Sunday and a repeat performance this evening. Over 150 people were in attendance for...