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Youth track and field group heading to California

When Shannaine Eans blows her whistle, she means business. On a recent afternoon at the Watson High School football field, she took command of the 20-yard line like a four-star general in front of a regiment of troops. Only she wasn’t commanding soldiers — her army is made up of area kids with a passion for track and field.

Bond set in alleged assault

A $1,500 bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly tried to run another man off the highway, then got into a fight with the other man when the two pulled into the parking lot of a business.

Fire Department offers holiday safety tips

It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations — fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the water. Whatever people have planned, Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services wants them to enjoy their holiday and has steps they can follow to be safe.