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Report of suspicious person leads to drug arrest

Sep 23, 2014 4:09pm

A $10,000 bond was set Tuesday for a Jefferson County man who was arrested after police responded to a report of a suspicious person and allegedly found drug paraphernalia in the man’s pockets....


Witnesses link Patillo to double homicide

Sep 23, 2014 7:09pm

Two witnesses who were present the night a man and woman were shot to death in 2012 testified Tuesday they saw the man charged in the deaths with a gun and saw him shoot one of the victims.


Healing Place Ministries to host reception

Sep 23, 2014 3:09pm

Healing Place Ministries will host a reception for all partners who have supported the crime victim advocacy programs.

The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at...

Farmers should prepare winter shelter for sheep, goats

Sep 23, 2014 3:09pm

With the arrival of fall, sheep and goat producers should begin preparing shelters for their animals so they will be ready for cold weather or winter storms.

“Sheep and goats are hardy...

Police car hit building Saturday

Sep 23, 2014 3:09pm

A Pine Bluff police car was damaged Saturday night after the driver ran into a building while dodging another vehicle.

According to the accident report, Officer Dante M. Nicholson was...

Police arrest two juveniles in Plaza Hotel shooting, robbery

Sep 23, 2014 3:09pm

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the Plaza Hotel robbery on Sept. 11.

The two teen males — one 13, the other 15 — were interviewed with their mothers present, Detective...

‘Agri Arkansas’ to feature Cummins prison farm

Sep 23, 2014 2:09pm

“Agri Arkansas,” a monthly series produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network, will examine state agricultural economics, the Cummins prison farm operations in South Arkansas, and...

County auction raises more than $86,000

Sep 23, 2014 12:09pm

On Saturday, Sept. 20, more than $86,000 was raised during the public auction conducted at the Jefferson County Road Department.

Tracy Robinson Auctioneers, in conjunction with the...

2 SEA projects to receive economic development funds

Sep 23, 2014 12:09pm

LITTLE ROCK – Two Southeast Arkansas projects are among seven to share $7.5 million awarded by the Economic Development Administration, Arkansas lawmakers announced Tuesday.

This funding...


Callin’ the Hogs: Gragg verbally commits to Arkansas

Sep 23, 2014 5:09pm

DUMAS — The gasp was audible — if only for a split second — on Tuesday morning inside the Dumas High School Gym.

On the day he was announcing his commitment to play college football, senior...