The news that the escaped inmate Timothy Buffington had turned himself in Thursday morning to authorities in Booneville after three months at large was welcomed by area residents.
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BOONEVILLE — Convicted murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington turned himself in to police Thursday morning after almost three months on the run from a Pine Bluff prison.
Oak Park Elementary School educators announced Thursday that Pine Bluff native and Major League Baseball player Torii Hunter and his wife Katrina Hunter gave a $2,000 gift to recognize student achievement.
With a dollar target of $1.24 million, the United Way of Southeast Arkansas kicked off its 2014 fall campaign Thursday during a joint meeting of the Pine Bluff and West Pine Bluff rotary clubs.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander spoke with students Tuesday on campus in what he plans to be a new tradition called the Tower Talk. Alexander provided encouraging words to the students and there were also door prizes and music. (Special to The Commercial)
The Foundation for the Mid South announced Thursday that it is giving $200,000 to Pine Bluff organizations supporting males of color in educational and vocational opportunities.
The race between U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton heated up Wednesday with each campaign critiquing each other regarding access to loans and grants to pay for college.
The skies over Pine Bluff’s Grider Field should be buzzing with aircraft Saturday as pilots return for the Experimental Aircraft Association Razorback Wing’s annual show.
Pine Bluff city officials said Wednesday that actions are underway to remedy three violations of Arkansas law involving a total of $19,102 in city funds found in an audit of 2013 municipal finances.
Pine Bluff Chief Inspector Mitzi Ruth said Wednesday that inspectors have begun meeting with downtown property owners to assess the structural integrity of each building.