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VIDEO: 2014 Blanchard Valley Conference Track Championships

Liberty-Benton played host to the 2014 Blanchard Valley Conference Track Championships on Friday afternoon.
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15 aspiring filmmakers win Student Academy Awards

FILE – This undated publicity file photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shows, from left, John Lasseter, winner, Animation Achievement Award “Lady and the Lamp,” at the 1979 (6th) Student Academy Awards ceremony, Don Honicky, head of...
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Mel Gibson’s domestic violence conviction vacated

FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, actor-director Mel Gibson poses at the Mending Kids “Rock N’ Roll All Star Event” in West Hollywood, Calif. Court records show that a Los Angeles court vacated Gibson’s 2011 misdemeanor domestic violence...
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Arkansas high court suspends gay marriage ruling

Beth Moore, left, and her partner Abby Hill, center, exchange vows in a marriage ceremony performed by Jeremy Hernandez, right, at the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville, Ark., Friday May 16, 2014. The Washington County clerk has resumed issuing marriage licenses to...
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Colts star LB Robert Mathis suspended for 4 games

File-This Jan. 26, 2014, file photo shows Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis of Team Rice during introductions on the field before the start of the NFL Pro Bowl football game at Aloha Stadium, in Honolulu. Mathis has been suspended four games for violating the...

Update: Crash injures 2 teenagers

VANLUE — Two teenagers were hurt in a two-car crash Friday night at a rural intersection north of Vanlue. Kalen Ritter, 16, of Vanlue, the driver of one vehicle, and passenger Chayla Frantz, 15, were injured and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the Hancock County Sheriff’s...

Former Anheuser-Busch VP loses discrimination suit

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anheuser-Busch did not discriminate against a former executive by paying her significantly less than a male predecessor, a jury in St. Louis decided Friday. The jury of seven women and five men sided with the beer-maker, a onetime family business now...
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GOP leaders to block military immigration measure

FILE – This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A spokesman for Cantor says he’ll block a vote next week on legislation giving a path to citizenship to people living here illegally who serve...
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CANNES WATCH: Weinstein hypes film slate

Actress Naomi Watts, center, and producer Harvey Weinstein, right, at the Weinstein Company and World View Entertainment press conference at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 16, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) Actress Naomi...
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Turkey mine survivor blames company for tragedy

Anti-government protesters chant slogans on a monument for the town’s miners, during a march in Soma, Turkey where the mine accident took place, Friday, May 16, 2014. Hundreds of protesters took part in the march against the government and there were clashes with the police...