Historic preservationists are hoping to postpone demolition of the fire-gutted Young’s Cleaners on Main Street downtown long enough to preserve one of Pine Bluff’s famed murals.
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There is a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for all of Jefferson County through 8 p.m. and a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY through 5 p.m. Details from the National Weather Service: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk/
Barbara Sheppard, left, and Wilma Riley, right — both of Pine Bluff — enjoy an afternoon of fishing Wednesday at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Pine Bluff. Shortly after the photo was taken, the ladies called it a day as temperatures reached the upper 80s and the relative humidity was more than 50 percent. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider the Carnahan House at Pine Bluff for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, program officials announced Wednesday.
Ten Arkansas counties have been received federal declarations following storms and several Southeast Arkansas counties near those regions will also be eligible for aid.
Callie Travis, left, and William “Ty” Davis were representing U.S. Sen. John Boozman’s office Wednesday with a mobile unit set up at Jefferson Comprehensive Care in Pine Bluff.
Pine Bluff City Council Public Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Lloyd Holcomb Jr. said Friday that the owner of Young’s Cleaners has hired a contractor to demolish the fire-gutted structure.
The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office won’t be processing passport applications from July 25 to Aug. 20.
Eternal Grace Summer Foods Program, 1605 Brentwood, participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program at 32 School St. June 9-21 and 29th Avenue and Cedar Street June 9-July 18.
Pine Bluff teachers who taught summer school classes wished they had been paid sooner rather than having to wait an extra week for the standard pay period, according to the head of the local teachers union.