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Sowers still at large

A Pine Bluff man who was part of a four-state investigation targeting prescription drug trafficking that resulted in the arrest of 280 people was still at large Thursday.

Headed to Nationals

Torren Jackson, 10, from left, Khamani Cooper, 10, and Monica Shaw, the mother of one of the team members, raise money Thursday in the Watson Chapel area for the Arkansas Rising Stars Basketball Team. Volunteers were out raising funds for the third-grade team to go to the national competition, July 22-28, in Orlando, Florida; and the fourth-grade team to go the national competition, July 10-15, in Clarksville, Tennessee. Details: or (Pine Bluff Commercial/Amy Widner)