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Shreveport woman in jail after throwing baby from car window

A 30-year-old Shreveport woman is behind bars after allegedly throwing her baby from a car window, according to an AP report. Police say Carmen L. Paul was booked Saturday night with second degree cruelty to a juvenile. Investigators tell The Times … Continue reading

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Ouachita River traffic hits a red light; Hearings set for Camden, El Dorado, Crossett

The Army Corps of Engineers wants to end 24-hour operation of the Ouachita River’s four locks this summer. Shippers and others see it as the first step in abandoning a navigation project dating to the 1920s, reports the Associated Press. … Continue reading

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SAU presents forum Tuesday: ‘Are the Arts Necessary in a Depressed Economy?’

ASHLEY WHITELAW Banner-News The Southern Arkansas University Art Department will host an event, ‘Are the Arts Necessary in a Depressed Economy,’ 2-4 p.m., Tues., April 3, in the Foundation Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Center. 

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Horses, burros available for adoption for $125 each Friday

An adoption event will be held this week in Searcy for residents who wish to take home horses and burros that have been rescued by the Bureau of Land Management, the AP reports. The bureau says it took in the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Body of missing Ark. boy found, family says

The family of a 4-year-old boy who had been missing since he traveled with his aunt to a cleanup day at an Arkansas Boy Scout camp says search crews have found his body, the Associated Press reports. Caleb Linn went … Continue reading

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March for Trayvon Martin today in Texarkana

A march will be held this week in Texarkana in honor of the Florida teenager who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain, reports the Associated Press. The Greater Texarkana and Miller County branches of the NAACP are … Continue reading

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Stephens man missing

The Arkansas State Police have released a Silver Alert for Grady Arnold, a Stephens resident missing since 1:00 p.m. yesterday (March 21) from his home on Ouachita Road 2 east of Stephens. Arnold is a 77 year old black male, … Continue reading

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Can you help Dirk the Pit Bull?

Dirk, a 7-year old pit bull, was found at the beginning of the year on Ouachita County Road 44 by a Camden woman who rescues animals. When she found the dog, he looked like “fur on a skeleton,” she told … Continue reading

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Kids love dinosaurs (and science, too)

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Should your Facebook page be part of your estate?

As we post the following Associated Press story, we ask our readers, would you want your family to have full access to your Facebook account in the event of your death? Two states are now considering proposals that would give … Continue reading

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