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Downtown Rotary Club tours new fire station

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Members of the Pine Bluff Downtown Rotary Club got an up close and personal look at the city’s newest fire station Tuesday when they held their weekly meeting there.

The new station, near...


Phi Beta Sigma chapters perform community service activities

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Gamma Psi Sigma and Beta Theta Chapters of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. recently held two activities to serve the local communities in the Pine Bluff area.

The chapters sponsored a sleep-...


DuBocage ABWA president appoints committee at recent meeting

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

A Woman of the Year committee was appointed during the recent business meeting of the DuBocage American Business Women’s Association held at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

President Christy...

Simmons First declares dividend

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Simmons First National Corp.’s Board of Directors has declared a 22-cent per share quarterly cash dividend payable on Jan. 2, 2015, to shareholders of record Dec. 15.

The dividend...

Civitan Club announces new route for Christmas Parade

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

The Jefferson County Civitan Club recently announced a change in the route for the 67th annual Pine Bluff Christmas Parade.

The parade will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and will begin...

White Hall named the 11th safest city in Arkansas

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

White Hall was named one of the safest cites in Arkansas by

Safe Wise, which is a home security and crime prevention center, said on its website that White Hall is the 11th...

Thomas receives scholarship/internship

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

Devin J. Thomas is one of the Tom Joyner scholarship/internship recipients for the 2014-2015 school year, as recognized by the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Thomas is a junior majoring in animal...

Arsenal to hold public meeting on permit renewal

Nov 25, 2014 2:11pm

The Pine Bluff Arsenal will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, about its renewal application before the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for its Pine Bluff Explosive...


Woman arrested after child found alone in street

Nov 25, 2014 1:11pm

A report that a small child was walking in the street Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of the child’s caretaker, who allegedly told police she had gone to a store to buy alcohol.


Volunteer opportunities

Nov 25, 2014 1:11pm

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

Communities in Schools in Jefferson County is seeking volunteers to help in the “Lights on After Dark” program at the...