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Lake Village man killed in Desha County wreck
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:59:53 -0700

McGEHEE — Authorities say a backhoe operator was killed in southeast Arkansas when a truck crashed into him.

Road crash fatal to backhoe driver
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:21:42 -0700

A man died after his backhoe was struck by another vehicle Sunday in McGehee, state police reported Tuesday.

Washington Post Says HHS Eleventh Among Challenging Schools in Arkansas
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:06:36 -0700

Hamburg High School ranks as the eleventh most challenging high school in Arkansas, and is the only Southeast Arkansas school in the top 15 in the annual Washington Post review of the most challenging schools in the nation.

Governor Beebe Announces 36 Appointment to Boards and Commissions
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:44:18 -0700

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following judicial appointment: Chris Palmer, Little Rock, as Circuit Judge in the Third Division of the 6th Judicial District. Appointment expires December 31, 2014. Replaces Jay Moody. Governor Beebe also announced appointments to the following boards and commissions: Jacqueline Bettis, Springdale, reappointed to the Arkansas Indep...

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:22:21 -0700

100 YEARS AGO April 7, 1914 McGEHEE — A force of men is numbering all houses and placing the street names at most important corners.

UA receives $7.8 million gift for engineering school
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:18:01 -0700

A University of Arkansas in Fayetteville alumnus has pledged more than $7.8 million to the College of Engineering, the school said Monday.

Bull Shoals chief ordered to live with town's mayor
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:19:32 -0700

BULL SHOALS — An Arkansas police chief arrested on federal charges of using excessive force is free from jail — as long as he lives with the town's mayor.