“Being happy is just making up your mind to be” — those words were what longtime Pine Bluff resident and former bridal clothing store owner Betty Higman lived by.
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With no dissent, two committees of the Jefferson Country Quorum Court on Tuesday recommended that an appropriation ordinance to allow the prosecuting attorney’s office to hire a temporary worker be approved when the full court meets next week.
The Pine Bluff City Council approved a resolution Monday to appropriate money from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to pay for a Dollarway Safe Route to School Project.
The Rev. Derick Easter, pastor of New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, said Tuesday that there is no community success without involvement and engagement.
For the first time since October 2014, reported robberies in Pine Bluff were in single digits, helping to fuel a 12.97 percent decrease in crime in April, compared to numbers from 2014.
Simmons First National Corp.’s top executive earned more than $1.5 million last year, based on a May 1 proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
More than 200 pounds of expired or unused prescription medications were collected Saturday in Jefferson County as part of the state’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative.
A Lake Village man was killed Monday when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and went into a skid.
Pine Bluff aldermen did not walk out of Monday’s meeting as several did on April 20 to protest Alderman Bill Brumett, but did again address his past comments on social media before resuming city business.
There is a new restaurant in Pine Bluff that is combining the thrills of a big-time sports bar and grill with the atmosphere of a small family place.