July 2nd, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” Four work zones will greet Arkansas motorists on major state highways during the holiday weekend, but state highway officials say Interstate 40 between Little Rock and Memphis will have all lanes open.
The state Highway and Transportation Department on Tuesday urged drivers to be careful while in the construction areas.
Traffic on I-40 near Hazen has been snarled for months because of construction around the White River bridge, but Highway Department Director Scott Bennett said work is nearly complete and all lanes will be open.
Myrta Ann Bledsoe, 85 of Fordyce, Arkansas died Monday, July 1, 2013.
Mary E. Draper Sandoval, age 75, of the Draper Community passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at HSC Medical Center.
Robert H. Saunders, 87, of Midway, passed away June 28, 2013, after a long struggle with Parkinsonâ€™s.
Judy Sue Langley, 59, of Malvern passed away with her loving family by her side on June 29, 2013.
Ethel Lois Pauline Brown McJunkins, age 85, of Malvern passed away June 28, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.
Nancy Ann York Hornaday, age 84, of Magnet Cove passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013
Scott Thomas Lester, age 48, of Malvern, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Little Rock.
Christa Dawn Bankson, age 27, of Sheridan passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013
HOT SPRINGS â€” Capella Healthcare and Mercy Health have ended their discussions at this time to join together National Park Medical Center and Mercy Hot Springs, officials announced today.