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Gloria Mead

December 18, 2014

Gloria Mead, 60, of Pine Bluff passed away Dec. 14, 2014. She was born Aug. 22, 1954, in Manchester, New Hampshire, to Theresa and William Curtis Jr..
Gloria loved her church, Pine Bluff First Assembly of God. Her granddaughter, Tina, was her pride and joy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Esther Stephens; and three brothers, Bobby, Tommy, and Harold Curtis.

December 17th

Arkansas St. names Shane Broadway vice president

December 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education was named Wednesday as vice president for governmental relations for the Arkansas State University System.

ASU System President Charles Welch said Shane Broadway, a former member of both the Arkansas House and Senate, will succeed Robert Evans, who is retiring.

Top theater chains, including Cinemark and Regal, cancel 'The Interview' showings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK — The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effectively squashing the Christmas Day release of the film.

Regal Cinemas, AMC and Cinemark have each pulled the movie. In a statement, Regal said it was delaying any showings of "The Interview" because of "the ambiguous nature of any real or perceived security threats."

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace on Tuesday threatened moviegoers with violence reminiscent of the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

Bryant girls dominate again

December 17, 2014

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Bryant Lady Hornet swim team dominated for their third consecutive victory, while the Hornets took second at the Thomas Holter Memorial Meet in North Little Rock last week. The Lady Hornets outdistanced second-place Cabot 569 to 396, as Mount St. Mary’s took third (359), North Little Rock fourth with 264 and Searcy rounded out the top five with 45 points.

The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
The Bauxite Lady Miners went 2-1 in the Beebe/Cabot Tourney on Saturday. Bauxite defeated Greenwood...
The Benton Panther baseball team defeated Arkadelphia 9-2 and Cabot 6-5 on Saturday in the Central...

 

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