ST. CHARLES — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday officially renamed the White River National Wildlife Refuge to the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge in a ceremony honoring the former Arkansas governor and four-term U.S. senator.
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Simmons First National Corporation on Thursday announced first-quarter 2014 core earnings of $7.5 million, an increase of $1.4 million (23 percent) compared with first-quarter 2013 earnings.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
A hearing is set Monday in a lawsuit filed by one of the attorneys for the family representing the late Monroe Isadore who says Pine Bluff Police Chief Jeff Hubanks violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act when he did not provide information in a timely manner to the attorney.
Several hundred young people — some carried by parents and others dragging parents — turned out Friday for the Pine Bluff Police Department’s Fourth Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Touting her “four P’s” — plan, prepare, pursue and persevere — Judge Mablean Ephriam challenged several hundred area high school students Thursday to work toward the career of their choice.
The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will appeal a judge’s ruling that there will be no mayoral election in 2014, County Attorney Jackie Harris said Thursday, moving forward despite disapproval from the prosecuting attorney.
Crystal Paxson was found guilty of first-degree murder in the June 9, 2012, shooting death of James “Sandy” Johnson, 65, of Pine Bluff after a Jefferson County Circuit Court jury deliberating about an hour and a half Thursday.
Siblings Ke’Mya Walker, 4, Miracle Jones, 2, Ta’Neasia Johnnie, 17, and Ke’Ondre Harris, 8, play Thursday at Third Avenue Park in Pine Bluff.
A three-year repayment plan to reimburse $676,000 in misappropriated funds to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development was recommended for approval by the Pine Bluff City Council Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.