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Trip planners offer tips for holiday travel

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

As Labor Day weekend is approaching, many families might be thinking about traveling but don’t want to spend money on gas. These tips might help.

For people leaving Pine Bluff this weekend...


Fresh Start: Hendrick’s new venture finds him in Lions’ season opener

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

Instead of organizing the special teams game for Arkansas-Pine Bluff in tonight’s season opener at Texas State, John Hendrick could have been coaching salespersons in Montgomery, Alabama, which he...

TOPPS announces fall programs

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

TOPPS announces its after-school tutoring, mentoring programs, job training project and other events will begin soon.

After-school tutoring — The 21stCCLC program will start its after-...

Centennial Celebration/Field Day set for Sept. 25

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension in conjunction with its Lonoke Farm Field Day.

The event will be held Sept. 25 at the...


New police dog focuses on drug detection

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

For a number of years, a national organization dedicated to crime prevention has used the logo of trench-coat-wearing dog asking people to “Take a Bite Out of Crime.”

Now, the Pine Bluff...

Community development grant to be discussed Thursday

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

A public hearing will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at Pine Bluff City Council chambers at the civic center.

The purpose is to receive input on the 2015-2019 strategic plan and the use of 2015...


SEA counties win safety awards

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Several Southeast Arkansas counties were honored during the Association of Arkansas Counties safety awards program at its annual conference in Little Rock last week.



Dollarway superintendent looks long-term in planning facilities

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Dollarway School District Superintendent Bobby Acklin said he envisions offering better educational opportunities by providing newer and expanded facilities.

Acklin said he envisions...


Council to reconsider proposal for tearing down condemned buildings

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

A proposal for the city of Pine Bluff to work with the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections to allow parolees to remove condemned buildings at no cost to the city will be considered again...

Enrollment open for Cotton Transition Assistance

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Cotton producers have until Oct. 7 to enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, a bridge to the changes that will take place in the 2015 growing season under the 2014 Farm Bill.