J.W.’s News Update: Friday August 12, 2011
Good Friday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
El Dorado Police in South Arkansas investigating the death of a toddler. Authorities say the youngster stopped breathing at her home this week. The mother told police she left her baby with her boyfriend. He says he “bounced” the girl until she fell asleep.
The Internal Revenue Service says the Arkansa Lottery has to pay nearly $100,000 in penalties and interest for being late on tax payments. The taxes are deducted from prizes that were won by lottery players and then given to the IRS. Two payments were late by one day.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has approved a 60-day waterfowl hunting season. Hunters will have a six-duck bag limit.
The University of Arkansas says starting running back Knile Davis is expected to miss the season with an ankle injury. The school in a news release says Davis suffered the injury during practice session on Thursday in Fayetteville. Davis was injured early in the scrimmage portion of Thursday’s practice and had to be carted off the field.
Davis led all SEC running backs last year with 1,322 rushinig yeards and averaged over 147 yards per game during the final seven games of last season.