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Storms may mean disease, diminished hay for farmers

May 27, 2015 7:05pm

This spring’s wicked storms are giving Arkansas ranchers two kinds of headaches: declining hay quality and increased concern for livestock health because of debris and bacteria stirred by...

Flooding woes to halt nature center programs

May 27, 2015 7:05pm

Because of potential flooding at Regional Park, the Delta Rivers Nature Center will be closed Wednesday evening, May 27, until Tuesday, June 2, according to center director Eric Maynard.


Appeals Court affirms ruling in child neglect case

May 27, 2015 7:05pm

The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday said Jefferson Count Circuit Judge Leon Jamison was correct when he determined that the son of a Pine Bluff woman was dependent-neglected.


Pine Bluff woman arrested in alleged domestic assault

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly swung a knife at the back of a man and came at him with two broken bottles after an argument.

Nadiya C. Young, 39, told police she...

Board of Realtors plan events

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

The Pine Bluff Board of Realtors will make a presentation to Special Olympics of Arkansas and host a fundraiser for Neighbor to Neighbor at Saracen Landing on Wednesday, June 10.

At 11:30 a...

Kiwanis Club to meet

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

The Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff will meet at noon, Wednesday, June 3, at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

There will be a presentation of the Kiwanis Scholarship to Sommer Yount of Watson Chapel...

Bond set in alleged domestic incident

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

A $5,000 bond was set Wednesday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly hit a child with a belt and extension cord.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors...

Simmons declares dividend

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

Simmons First National Corp.’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.23 per share quarterly cash dividend payable July 1 to shareholders of record June 15.

This dividend represents a $0....

Larry, Pearl Reed to celebrate 50th anniversary

May 28, 2015 3:05pm

Larry and Pearl Reed will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 9127 Sulphur Springs Road. Family and friends are invited.

State unemployment rate rises to 5.7 percent

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in April, according to labor statistics released Wednesday.

The state’s jobless rate last month...