Thursday May 16
Two schools marry while one gets a divorce
On Monday, the State Board of Education agreed to let the 357-student Bradley School District merge voluntarily with the not-that-much-bigger Emerson-Taylor School District.
Education Board Keeps Control of Helena-West Helena, Pulaski County Districts
The Arkansas Education Board agreed Monday to let two southwest Arkansas school districts merge and voted to keep two other districts under state control due to fiscal problems.
North Webster agents bust three for distribution
Narcotics agents have arrested two north Webster Parish men and one from Taylor, Arkansas on drug distribution charges.
Ark. man arrested in La. timber theft probe
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry says 51-year-old David Mallard, of Taylor, Ark., was booked Wednesday into a Webster Parish jail on five felony counts of timber theft.