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Pilgrim reflections | Unceasing Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2014 6:59pm

Thanksgiving.

Such a simple word. But oh how hard to do if we don’t remember to give it.

As we celebrate this special day in our nation this week, I realized anew just how important...

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Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:21pm

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties affected by the Christmas Day storm that brought ice and record snowfall.

Federal funding is...

Severe weather possible over night

Updated: Jan 31, 2013 8:30pm

UPDATED at 8:15 p.m. — A tornado warning has been issued for Carlisle through 9 p.m.

UPDATED at 7:45 p.m. — A tornado warning has been isssued for the town of Lonoke through 8:15 p.m. Take...

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McDaniel out of governor’s race

Updated: Jan 25, 2013 4:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel dropped out of the governor’s race Friday.

McDaniel announced the decision two and a half weeks after he said in a news conference that he was...

Arkansas delegation seeks disaster declaration

Jan 24, 2013 8:47pm

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas delegation on Thursday threw its support behind Gov. Mike Beebe’s request for federal assistance to help seven Central Arkansas counties recover from severe December...

Entergy estimates storm cost up to $65 million

Jan 24, 2013 8:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Christmas Day ice and snow storm that left more than 194,000 Entergy Arkansas customers across the state without power cost the company $55 million to $65 million, the utility...

Beebe requests federal disaster declaration

Jan 22, 2013 5:19pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday sent a letter to President Obama requesting a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties effected by the Christmas Day winter storm that brought ice...

Blizzard’s silver lining: Firewood and ‘comeback kids’

Jan 16, 2013 6:01pm

For Arkansans looking at their blizzard-broken landscapes, there is a little bit of a silver lining.

First is the opportunity for landscape renewal, said Dr. Tamara Walkingstick, an...

Carter leaving bank job to focus on House speaker’s post

Updated: Jan 23, 2013 8:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — The incoming House speaker announced Thursday that he would step down from his position as a bank executive to devote more time to his new job in the Legislature.

Rep. Davy...

Arkansas counties declared drought disaster areas

Jan 10, 2013 7:49pm

LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 47 Arkansas counties — including Lonoke County — as disaster areas, making farmers and ranchers eligible for financial aid to...

Weather Service: Severe thunderstorms possible tonight

Dec 19, 2012 4:19pm

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across much of the state tonight and Thursday morning as a cold front moves across Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service.

“The...