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Candidate forum

Luther Sutter said Monday evening that he entered the Division 5 At Large District 11 West Circuit Court judicial race against sitting Judge Jodi Dennis because she disqualified him from a case five years ago.

Tributes to Charles Jones

The following are tributes to Charles Edward Jones III from our readers. Send yours to or post them on our Facebook page. Jones was killed in a hit-and-run traffic accident Friday.


The Unified Christian Alliance will hold a scholarship fundraiser on the parking lot of Carpenter’s Produce, East Harding Avenue and Ohio Street, Saturday, April 5, from 6 a.m. to noon. The name of the alliance was incorrect in Thursday’s edition.

UAPB students explore options at career day

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff hosted its 2014 Spring Career Day and Teacher Education Fair on Wednesday afternoon, featuring a number of internship opportunities that could become pathways to full-time positions with companies including Nucor-Yamato Steel, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Verizon Wireless.

Severe weather possible in PB, SE Arkansas

Southeast Arkansas residents could see a severe twist in the weather in the form of thunderstorms, possible hail and possible tornadoes over the next 48 hours. Advance forecasting models Tuesday evening showed a front arriving in the region over Wednesday night and into Thursday.