Pine Bluff Police Officer Hodges Stewart holds Bear, a 1-and-a-half year-old male Shih Tzu puppy that was turned in to the shelter Monday afternoon. Stewart said the owner of the dog was an elderly lady who could not take care of Bear anymore and brought him and another dog to the shelter. ‘That’s really smart,’ he said. ‘We can try to get them adopted or rescued by someone.’ (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
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A group of parents from the Dollarway School District say they plan to oppose the application of a new charter school in the district.
Reconstruction of the Joe Thomas Public Safety building that will house the Police and Fire departments’ main stations has ground almost to a halt and architects say they need more money to complete the job.
A proposed resolution that would set a deadline for clearing debris from fallen buildings on Main Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues is the only agenda item before the Pine Bluff City Council on Monday.
A proposed appropriation ordinance for the Jefferson County Road Department will be considered when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the quorum courtroom.
“The Man Who Knew Infinity” tells the fictionalized true story of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a brilliant unschooled mathematician whose work changed the field. Let me stop you before you say “A Beautiful Mind” or “The Imitation Game.” This biopic, from writer-director Matthew Brown, is a dutiful effort that never quite adds up to those vastly superior efforts.
The Pine Bluff School District Board of Directors on Thursday approved a reduction in force policy that, according to board president Henry Dabner, will affect two or three teachers.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating two men who allegedly broke into a car lot on Dollarway Road and stole two lawnmowers.
Thirty-two students at Pine Bluff High School who were diagnosed with learning or physical disabilities were honored Friday at the school’s Little Theater and received diplomas signifying their graduation from the H.E.R.O.E.S. program.
Sales of new and existing homes in Jefferson County decreased slightly in March 2016 as compared to a year ago, according to information released by the Arkansas Realtors Association.