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August 28th, 2014

Callum Ernest Ward

August 28, 2014

Callum Ernest Ward, infant son of Chris and Danielle Ward of Benton, went to Heaven on Aug. 25, 2014. 
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ernestine Ward.
He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Devlin Burns and Ciaran Irvine; his grandparents, Robert Burns, Anne Hardin and Ferman Ward; his great-grandmother, Betty Parker; two uncles, Robbie Burns (Andrea) and Trevor Ward (Kim); three aunts, Angela Burns (Gert Bleuss), Michelle Cullen (Michael) and Brandy Vines (Jason); and several cousins.

August 27th

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

August 27, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.

The Arkansas senator's campaign has been running a new television spot that opens with TV news clips about the outbreak, which has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Health officials say an outbreak in the U.S. is unlikely.

Boxer Jermain Taylor accused of shooting cousin

August 27, 2014

MAUMELLE — Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and assault in a shooting that wounded Taylor's cousin at the boxer's suburban Little Rock home, authorities said.

"Mr. Taylor was arrested for domestic battery, first-degree, and aggravated assault," Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Lt. Carl Minden said Tuesday. "It was his cousin and another individual that came over to his house, an altercation ensued, he (Taylor) grabbed a weapon and opened fire."

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