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Vegetable production clinic set for March 13 in Pine Bluff

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

An area vegetable production clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, March 13, at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 S. Idaho St.

Although aimed at commercial vegetable...

Southwest Arkansas small farm conference set for March 20

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

The Southwest Arkansas Small Farm Conference is scheduled to begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 20, at the University of Arkansas Community College campus at Hope.



Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

William Donham was congratulated by his teacher, Lynell Bowen, after winning at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative’s Chess Tournament. Bowen’s name was misspelled in the caption with...

HSU pageant date changes

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

Henderson State University in Arkadelphia has rescheduled the Miss HSU pageant to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19.

Robin Campbell, a junior from Pine Bluff, is among 12 students to compete in the...

Kennel club announces classes

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

The Southeast Arkansas Kennel Club is sponsoring an eight-week dog obedience class. Details: 879-3384.

Library board cancels meeting

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

In anticipation of a winter storm, the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System Board meeting has been canceled for Thursday, March 5.

The next scheduled meeting is 5:15 p.m. Thursday,...

Inclement weather closures/cancellations

Mar 05, 2015 9:03pm

Watson Chapel Schools will be closed Friday, according to the superintendent.

Ridgway Christian School will be closed Friday.

The Dollarway School District will be closed Friday,...

Farm loans available to disadvantaged residents

Mar 04, 2015 12:03pm

The Jefferson County Farm Service Agency Ag-Credit has announced the availability of loan funds for socially disadvantaged individuals to purchase or operate family-sized farms.


Digest for 03-04-15

Mar 03, 2015 11:03pm


Gobert’s big night lifts Jazz over Grizzlies

Memphis — Rudy Gobert scored 15 points and set a career high with 24 rebounds as the Utah Jazz defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 93...

Tawanna Hawkins

Mar 03, 2015 10:03pm

Ms. Tawanna Hawkins 44 of Pine Bluff passed away March 1, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.