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Johnson latest in series of county officials to be charged with crime

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson is the fifth county elected official to have been charged with a crime since 2003.

Johnson, who is serving her third term, was arrested...

Celebrating Women’s History

Mar 26, 2015 5:03pm

Women’s History Month has been celebrated each March since 1987, but it had its origins as a national celebration in 1980 when President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8 as “Women’s...

Calendar of Events

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

School breakfast grants available

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

To encourage more schools to make breakfast part of the school day, the application deadline for the Arkansas School Breakfast Challenge was extended to May 1.

The program offers new grants...


Calvert serves as page in state senate

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

Christopher Calvert, a Watson Chapel High School student, poses with state Sen. Stephanie Flowers of Pine Bluff. Calvert served as an Arkansas State Senate page for Flowers in spring 2015. Calvert...

Youth plan fundraiser

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

Youth at Spiritual Temple Church, 1001 S. Linden St., will host a fundraiser beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

Short-cut cooking is source of guilt for busy new wife

Mar 26, 2015 2:03pm

Dear Abby,

I am a full-time working woman, part-time student and new wife to an incredible husband. We’re in our mid-20s and have been living together for a year, but I have a problem that...

AG: Scammers posing as state, federal agents

Mar 26, 2015 2:03pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued a consumer alert to warn Arkansans about a new scam where debt collectors are posing as the very state agencies that go after them, including the...


Leontyne Johnson Scott book signing set for April 2

Mar 26, 2015 2:03pm

The public is invited to attend a book signing and discussion by author and Pine Bluff native Leontyne Johnson Scott at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff...

Women’s group to meet Mondays

Mar 26, 2015 2:03pm

Living Refuge, 210 Walnut St., will sponsor a Women Helping Women group at 6 p.m. Mondays. Details: Charmayne Brown, 870-267-3295.