This year marks the 20th year for the Black Pilots of America to come to Pine Bluff over the Memorial Day weekend and during the weekly meeting of the West Pine Bluff Rotary Club on Thursday, BPA President Fred Lewis said “your children are home.”
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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday named two members of the Arkansas Racing Commission to be the panel’s new chairman and vice chairman and appointed two new members.
LITTLE ROCK — Former gubernatorial spokesperson Matt DeCample revealed Thursday that he is battling liver cancer.
LITTLE ROCK — A fifth case of the Zika virus has been confirmed in Arkansas, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Rex Nelson, director of corporate community relations for Simmons Bank, was named 2016 Rural Advocate of the Year on Thursday by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services and the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Thursday approved systemwide tuition and fee increases — including a 6.5 percent increase at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff — and the mergers of schools in Mena and North Little Rock into the UA System.
LITTLE ROCK — A nine-member committee will look for a new name for the annual Democratic Party of Arkansas fundraiser that has been known for the past 35 years as the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, the party said Thursday.
Simmons First National Corp.’s board of directors declared a regular $0.24 per share quarterly cash dividend payable July 1 to shareholders of record June 15. This dividend represents a $0.01 per share, or 4.3 percent, increase above the dividend paid for the same period last year.
The American Legion Post 32 of Pine Bluff will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29. Wreaths will be placed at the veterans’ monument.
A $10,000 bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly hit a woman Wednesday while they were in a car on Interstate 530.