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Don Smith

Jan 23, 2015 8:01pm

Don Buford Smith, age 79, of Pine Bluff, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Pearson Smith;...

Thomas Krank

Jan 23, 2015 8:01pm

Reverend Thomas A. Krank, age 81, of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mr. Krank was born in a log cabin August 31, 1933, in Eldon, Okla., a...

Parents as Teachers to meet Monday

Jan 23, 2015 7:01pm

The ARESC/Parents as Teachers monthly group meeting will be 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be healthy...


PB School District bands win top awards

Jan 23, 2015 7:01pm

Pine Bluff School District bands received top honors at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Battle of the Bands and Parade at Houston, Texas, during the King holiday weekend.

For the third...

HanesBrands returns jobs to Clarksville plant

Jan 23, 2015 7:01pm

HanesBrands announced a $1.5 million investment at its Clarksville facility Thursday that will return its hosiery line from Honduras and bring in 120 jobs.

The Clarksville plant, 1904 W....


Unsafe Cargo? Log truck routes through city examined

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

A recent accident near South Blake Street and Miramar Drive in which a log truck lost its load on top of a passenger car, sending the car driver to the hospital, resulted in a number of people...


Ethics commission dismisses complaint against AG

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday dismissed a complaint against Attorney General Leslie Rutledge that alleged she violated state campaign finance laws by appearing in an outside...

Bald eagle shot at Bayou Meto; recovery likely

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

HUMPHREY — Enforcement officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are looking for a person who shot and wounded a bald eagle Monday on Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area.


Felony charges filed

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

Jan. 19 — Jan. 23, 2015

Demetrice Donte Singleton, 2120 W. 32nd Ave., Pine Bluff, aggravated assault on a Certified Law Enforcement Officer or Correctional Facility Employee, PBPD, $50,000...


Day care closed because of sickness

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

New Generation Child Care in White Hall was closed Friday because people associated with it had an unspecified sickness.

Phone calls made to the company were not answered on Friday. A sign...