The sacrifices of veterans from the War for Independence to the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq were remembered this weekend with two memorial services, one at Pine Bluff on Sunday, the second at White Hall on Monday.
The number of new and existing homes sold in Jefferson County went from 26 in April 2015 to 40 last month; however, the average price of the homes sold declined from $88,961 in April 2015 to $78,264 in April 2016, according to the Arkansas Realtor’s Association.
A small plane containing a mother and daughter from Georgia crashed Sunday while participating in the Black Pilots of America fly-in at Pine Bluff Regional Airport.
With the Memorial Day holiday being the unofficial start of summer, many people will be grilling and picnicing and the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department has offered some tips on doing them safely.
LITTLE ROCK — Four of the five health insurance providers that will offer plans in Arkansas through the individual health insurance marketplace in 2017 are seeking rate increases of more than 10 percent, but Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s administration is not convinced the proposed hikes are justified.
The 47th entry in the “X-Men” franchise (just kidding, but it’s easy to lose track) stays with the younger series of actors playing the Marvel mutants. You know, the ones with James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as Charles Xavier and Magneto, not Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
British author Clare Mackintosh’s debut thriller, “I Let You Go,” was an international bestseller in 2015. The book is just out in the United States and comes with the gleeful notice — wait for the twist.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., on Friday introduced five proposed amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, including one to protect training programs for reserve officers and one to require burial of a child’s skull now on display in a museum.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Senate on Friday approved and sent to the president’s desk legislation to rename a Perryville post office in honor of an Arkansas native who was the first American prisoner of war killed during the Vietnam War.
LITTLE ROCK — Incoming Little Rock School District Superintendent Michael Poore will start working early, the state Department of Education said Friday.
I finally got another chance to hit the road and headed for a state park that’s been on my radar for some time because it looked like something both guys and the gals would enjoy. I was right. Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View was amazing. I loved it for several reasons, but mostly because it’s an effort to continue the Ozark traditions of craftsmanship and because every crafter there was so friendly and knowledgeable about their chosen craft. And each was helpful with an explanation of what they do. The park’s mission is to perpetuate, present and promote the Ozark way of life, and they do it well.
Pine Bluff Police Officer Latherese Ellis, who will complete her second year on the force in November, was named Officer of the Year during the department’s annual awards banquet in April.
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The 2016 Ridgway Christian High School graduates have been named.
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, local and state law enforcement agencies are gearing up for increased traffic on roadways and on the water.
An estimated $194,600 in suspected marijuana and powder cocaine was seized and one person was arrested when police vice and narcotics officers served a search warrant Thursday in central Pine Bluff.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon and Kim Scallion of White Hall, AR, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haleigh Scallion, to Scott Hudgins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Tina Hudgins of Searcy, Arkansas.
One person was killed and a second injured Thursday in a two-vehicle accident in Cleveland County.