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Wanted man in custody

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

A man wanted by the Pine Bluff Police Department was taken into custody Friday in Little Rock, according to a PBPD press release.

Raymond Nelson was wanted on allegations of aggravated...

Lady Lions shoot 6 for 50 in crushing defeat

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff committed 34 turnovers while scoring just 27 points in a resounding defeat against Alabama on the road Tuesday.

Alabama scored the game’s first 16...

Senate confirms Honorable nomination to FERC

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Arkansas Public Service Commission Chairman Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by voice vote Tuesday evening.

President Barack...


Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

The 72nd annual Gillett Coon Supper will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Gillett Elementary School gymnasium. The time was incorrect in an article in Tuesday’s edition.


Three new troopers begin assignments in Jefferson, Lincoln counties

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Three new Arkansas State Troopers, all of them with former law enforcement experience, have been assigned to Troop E, which is based in Jefferson County.

Troopers Chris Barnett, David...

Gould mayor sets special meeting

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

There will be a called Gould City Council meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Gould City Hall. The purpose is to consider a no-smoking ordinance on and near city property.

Police reports

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

On Nov. 26, a two-vehicle accident was reported on Dollarway Road/Arkansas 365 north of Chipmunk Avenue.

Marilyn S. Cook of Star City was traveling south in the inside lane on Dollarway...

Rison dance set Jan. 3

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

The Country Western Dance scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 20, in Rison has been cancelled. The next dance will be Saturday night, Jan. 3, at the Hall Morgan Veterans Building.

Evangelistic Outreach to give away clothes

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Evangelistic Outreach Church, 620 L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive, will give away clothes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.

ICVR to end free tax filing; refers residents to ACO

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. won’t offer free income tax service in 2015. Residents will be directed to the Arkansas Community Organization.

The Volunteer Income Tax...