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Willie Adway

Jul 11, 2014 12:07am

Mrs. Willie B. Adway, 90 of Pine Bluff, passed Monday, July 7, 2014. She was born in Eudora to the late Sylvester Jackson and Mary (Armstrong) Irvin.

Survivors Include: sons, Earven Adway,...


Madison Jackson

Jul 11, 2014 12:07am

Mr. Madison Charles Jackson, 60 of Pine Bluff., passed Monday, July 7, 2014. He was born in Pastoria to the late Oscar Patterson and Mary Lee (Jackson) Roberts.

Survivors Include: wife,...

Helen McDonald

Jul 11, 2014 12:07am

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Williams McDonald 96, of Pine Bluff, passed July 5, at her home will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. The Church Of Jesus Christ 912 S. Catalpa street Suffragan Bishop...

Smith’s one-hitter forces third game of LL district series

Jul 10, 2014 11:07pm

WHITE HALL — Led by pitcher Spencer Smith, White Hall forced a Game 3 with a 10-0, four-inning win over Pine Bluff Western in the Little League 11- and 12-year-old district series held at White...

The century Ruth built

Jul 10, 2014 10:07pm

It’s a tough trick to be both the center of a curse and an iconic hero, but that’s exactly the place in history occupied by George Herman “Babe” Ruth. Today marks the 100th anniversary of Ruth’s...

We mourn Israeli teens, but what about Americans?

Jul 10, 2014 10:07pm

Last week, the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who had been abducted and shot to death while hitchhiking were found in a field near Hebron. While Israel mourned their deaths, leaders in the...

Downtown site under consideration for possible new library

Jul 10, 2014 8:07pm

A downtown site at Fifth Avenue and Chestnut Street is being considered as the location for a new main library, the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System Board of Trustees discussed Thursday...

UA adds Wake Forest to schedule

Jul 10, 2014 8:07pm

FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men’s basketball program has added more strength to its 2014-15 nonconference schedule with a home game against Wake Forest.

The Demon Deacons announced the game...


State panel wants review of academic-distress rules for alternative schools

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Education on Thursday approved academic-distress status for 26 Arkansas schools but chose to postpone a decision on six alternative schools, saying accountability...


Magician Craig Diamond pays it forward to local teen

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

Craig Diamond, master magician and headliner at The New Community Pine Bluff Theatre this weekend, arrived in town early with at least one unexpected surprise trick up his sleeve for a local teen...