RUMBLE, OLD MAN, RUMBLE: Gary Hogan, UALR's 60-year-old assistant athletic director, lands a punch on former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco, 44. The two boxed prior to Friday's Arkansas Travelers game at Dickey-Stephens Park. Hogan won 39-37.
Arkansas's Democratic runoff for the Senate garnered a lot of national media attention. Candidates Blanche Lincoln and Bill Halter were able to squeeze in some last-minute campaigning at festivals around the state.
Kyle T. Miller, who describes himself as a "licensed and ordained prophet" and says he has been "prophesying and interpreting dreams for almost 15 years," has been named the director of the Delta Cultural Center at Helena.
The Broadway Bridge was closed to traffic on Wednesday to allow its demolition and replacement by a new bridge. The so-called "basket-handle arches" being assembled in the Arkansas River are part of the new span, which is projected to be complete by March 2017.