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Newton leaving ‘bad situation’ in Stuttgart

Jul 29, 2014 5:07pm

Vincent Newton is leaving Stuttgart after just one season as the school’s head baseball coach.

Newton isn’t leaving the Ricebirds for another head coaching job. In fact, he likely won’t...

Beebe to attend Monticello economic announcement Wednesday

Jul 29, 2014 4:07pm

Gov. Mike Beebe will join area and company leaders for a job creation announcement at Monticello Wednesday, July 30.

The event will be held at 10 a.m. at the Monticello Industrial Park, 172...

White Hall church sets fish fry Friday

Jul 29, 2014 3:07pm

White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., at White Hall, will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1.

Dinners are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Meals include...

Farm loans available for socially disadvantaged people

Jul 29, 2014 3:07pm

Jefferson County Farm Service Ag-Credit announces the availability of funds for Socially Disadvantaged people who want to buy or operate a farm.

SDA financing is for those who have been...


UAPB to restart RN-to-BSN nursing program

Jul 29, 2014 8:07pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff intends to restart its program for registered nurses to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree in January 2015, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic...

Summit Baptist Church to present instrumental ensemble

Jul 29, 2014 12:07pm

Summit Sounds Instrumental Ensemble will present an evening of instrumental music, along with “family and friends,” making an ensemble of 20 musicians, including strings, woodwinds and brass, at 6...

Volunteer opportunities

Jul 29, 2014 11:07am

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to send and receive calls to the military worldwide at no cost to the...

USDA reminds farmers about conservation form

Jul 29, 2014 10:07am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently reminded farmers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland...

Free computer classes set

Jul 29, 2014 10:07am

Free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Library, according to Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corp.

The one-hour classes will be...

Scholarship to honor late Dollarway educator, HSU graduate

Jul 29, 2014 9:07am

The Maurice R. Horton Sr. Emerging Leader Memorial Scholarship endowment at Henderson State University will be awarded at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at city hall at Pine Bluff.

The late...