Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson plans to ask the Jefferson County Quorum Court to revise a 1995 ordinance dealing with vicious animals in the wake of the death of a man who was mauled by a pack of pit bulls last week.
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Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson is the fifth county elected official to have been charged with a crime since 2003.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth ordered the reopening of Main Street on Thursday morning between Fourth and Fifth avenues, one month after two buildings in the block collapsed.
Pine Bluff police have released photographs of a car they believe was linked to the shooting death of Christopher Pridgeon on March 18.
Ellis Panell of 2001 Claud Road reported seeing a purple martin at 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Pine Bluff elected officials postponed a planning session meeting Wednesday because an alderman had an emergency involving dental care, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said.
New construction is taking shape in a commercial area along Mallard Loop, next to a building leased by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Children riding a four-wheel vehicle crashed Wednesday in the Watson Chapel area and one child suffered an injury, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr. said.
Jefferson County Clerk Patricia R. Johnson was arrested Wednesday afternoon on multiple charges stemming from an investigation by the Arkansas State Police that began last year.
Although the Army Corps of Engineers have lifted a small craft warning that had been issued for the Arkansas River, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr. said deputies did not resume their search Wednesday for a man believed to have jumped from a bridge.