First lady advocates for center, children

Arkansas first lady Susan Hutchinson said Thursday that the need for centers like the Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center became evident to her when a friend confided in her about her own story of being ...

Weldon signs letter to run for ASU

PEARCY -- A day after winning the 800-meter run at Nashville's Coca-Cola Relays, Lake Hamilton senior Cody Weldon inked his name to a national letter of intent Wednesday to run track and cross country for ...

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

HAVANA -- Raul Castro handed over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a hand-picked 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for six decades in the hands of a Communist Party official who remains little known to most people on the island.

B&F Engineering adds two partners

B& F Engineering Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners, Daniel George and Dustin Ward, to B& F's ownership group. George and Ward are licensed professional engineers, working as project directors at B&F.

Weldon signs letter to run for ASU

PEARCY -- A day after winning the 800-meter run at Nashville's Coca-Cola Relays, Lake Hamilton senior Cody Weldon inked his name to a national letter of intent Wednesday to run track and cross country for Arkansas State University.

Court tests Native American treaties in 21st century

On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Washington v. United States, which pits the state of Washington against the United States and 21 Indian tribes. The main question in the case is narrow -- whether the state must quickly replace hundreds of culverts that allow the flow of water under roads but also block salmon migration. Yet the underlying issue is far broader.

Generous donation

Eric Pratt, left, Arkansas Wildlife officer, recently donated 20 new books to Cutter Morning Star Elementary's library on behalf of the Arkansas Wildlife Officers Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 41. The set of outdoor educational books were donated as part of the organization's Arkansas Wildlife Awareness Reading & Education, or AWARE, campaign.