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Mays stalls budget process over 71602 ZIP code concerns

Nov 26, 2014 1:11pm

Alderman Steven Mays says he wants to prevent the Pine Bluff City Council Public Works Committee from meeting until he hears from representatives from many agencies so they can discuss the shared...


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to celebrate 108th Founders’ Day

Nov 26, 2014 12:11pm

The Delta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will celebrate the 108th Founders’ Day at 7:06 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at Barraque Baptist Church, 1800 W. Pullen St.

The speaker...

Philanthropic foundations select consulting firm to develop report on schools

Nov 26, 2014 6:11am

The Walton Family Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation have selected a consulting firm to develop a comprehensive plan aimed at providing a better education to students at Arkansas...

Digest for 11-26-14

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm


Blossoms roll to home win

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team allowed less than 40 points in a game for the second time since 2005 in a 76-37 victory...

Razorbacks withstand late Ponies’ surge

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

DALLAS — Junior Michael Qualls put away a final free throw to solidify No. 25-ranked Arkansas’ 77-70 defeat over Southern Methodist and the Razorbacks’ true first non-conference road win since...

Preps Roundup: Dollarway girls dominate Jacksonville Lighthouse

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

JACKSONVILLE — Dollarway held Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School to six or fewer points in each quarter and left with a 59-17 victory in girls basketball Tuesday.

Dollarway (3-2), which...

Lions can’t hang on to second-half lead

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

ATHENS, Ohio — The Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball team couldn’t turn a second-half lead against Ohio into a road victory over the Bobcats on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center.



Cold-shooting Chapel wins defensive struggle

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

The script was completely different, but the result was exactly the same.

After a 4-0 start to the year buoyed by lights-out shooting, Watson Chapel couldn’t buy a basket against Searcy on...


English receives 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

Henry English, director of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, received a 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award recently at the 127th annual Association of Public...

Rutledge names Hazen lawyer as chief deputy

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

Attorney General-elect Leslie Rutledge named Julie Benafield of Hazen as her chief deputy attorney general Tuesday.

“I have a great deal of respect for Julie’s prior experience in state...