Subscribe to News RSS feed

News

Pine Bluff district loses enrollment, funding

The Pine Bluff School District saw a decline of 163 students between 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 based on its average daily attendance figures as measured from August to March, Director of Business and Finance Pam Winkler told the school board Tuesday night.

Correction

A headline on Page 1 of Thursday’s edition should have read: “Company plans $130 million wood pellets plant in Jefferson Industrial Park” . Also, the three articles were continued on Page 2.

Arkansas ACT scores show improvement

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ high school graduating class of 2014 took the ACT college entrance exam in higher numbers and on average scored higher than the 2013 senior class, the state Department of Education said Wednesday in a news release.