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Shoplifting arrest leads to drug-related charge

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

A Sheridan woman who was arrested for allegedly shoplifting Thursday night will face a felony drug charge after suspected methamphetamine was found in her purse.

Crystal Browning, 24, was...


Owen appointed to UAM board of visitors

Sep 19, 2014 12:09pm

MONTICELLO — A retired Monticello school teacher has been appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe to the Board of Visitors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Mellie Jo Owen, a 1972 UAM...

Sherrie Miles joins husband as 100-bushel bean repeat

Sep 19, 2014 12:09pm

McGEHEE – Sherrie Miles on Thursday became the second Arkansas soybean grower to break the 100-bushel-per acre barrier in two straight years – just a week after her husband Matt became the first...

School election results to be certified

Sep 19, 2014 11:09am

The Jefferson County Election Commission will certify results from the annual school election, Monday, Sept. 22, at

5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St. Other...

Housing authority board to meet

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority Board will meet at the Colonial Steakhouse, 111 W. Eighth Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. Details: Call 536-2074.

Free clothes available Sept. 27 at Evangelistic Outreach

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

Evangelistic Outreach, 621 L.A. Prexy Davis Drive, will give away clothes Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Digest for 09-19-14

Sep 19, 2014 12:09am


Ridgway VB defeats Cornerstone

Ridgway Christian defeated Cornerstone Christian 3-1 (25-13, 25-11, 15-25, 25-22) Thursday night at home.

Allison Carpenter had eight aces...


Jenkins has strained groin, could return next week

Sep 19, 2014 12:09am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff linebacker Antonio Jenkins laid on his back on the Alabama State field for about 7 minutes in the fourth quarter with trainers from both teams assisting him...

Demetrius Buchanan

Sep 18, 2014 11:09pm

In profound sorrow the professional and courteous staff of the Christian Way Funeral Home sorrowfully announces the earthly departure of Mr. Demetrius “Mechie” Buchanan. Mr. Buchanan answered to...

Debra Epperson

Sep 18, 2014 11:09pm

Ms. Debra Jean Epperson, 60, of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She was born in Pine Bluff to the late Theo and Lydia B. (Treadwell) Epperson, Sr. Her survivors include, son,...