Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Edward Spears — who has been jailed in another county on hot check allegations — on Friday announced he would not seek another term on the Jefferson County Quorum Court.
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An investigation into alleged drug trafficking involving prescription medications led to the arrest Thursday of a man who allegedly had a number of pills in his possession.
A Pine Bluff man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly used a personal identification number on a company credit card to buy gasoline without authorization.
An inmate at the Arkansas Department of Community Correction Southeast Unit at Pine Bluff has filed a lawsuit against the warden of the unit after one of two children died while she was giving birth on Oct. 4.
About 600 prescription medications were allegedly found Thursday night in a house on the west side of Pine Bluff and a resident of the house was arrested on drug allegations.
Several agencies will close for Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 12:
New Community Baptist Church, 321 N. Birch St., will host a harvest fest starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Activities include face painting, hay rides, four-wheeler rides and refreshments such as hot dogs, chili and nachos.
Cane Creek State Park will host Shumake Legacy of Lights/Ghost Roast from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. The entrance fee to the event is $2.
TOPPS (Targeting Our People’s Priorities with Service) Inc. is participating in the Arkansas Special Nutrition At Risk Program. Meals will be provided to children ages 18 and under free and are the same for all children without discrimination.