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Fall festival set at convention center on Halloween

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Pine Bluff Police Department will sponsor a fall festival with fun activities for the entire family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free.


Ward 1 alderman challenger critical of incumbent’s claims of help

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Incumbent Thelma Walker said that criticism from her Pine Bluff Ward 1 alderman race opponent, the Rev. Jesse C. Turner, concerning some of her campaign comments is baseless.

“I am not...

Teachers’ salaries simultaneously attract, deter qualified educators

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

Jefferson County school districts consider a host of competing factors in determining teachers’ salaries and find some employees leave for greater pay while others arrive for the same reason....

Food safety inspections 10-25-14

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...


Tape recording indicates that boyfriend threatened police lieutenant before August shooting

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

A recording of a phone conversation recorded a short time before Pine Bluff Police Lt. Denise Richardson shot her boyfriend Aug. 15 indicated that the man, Percy Smith, threatened Richardson...


Final campaign stretch brings more Cotton, Pryor ads

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton announced new ad campaigns on Friday as their race for Arkansas’ U.S. Senate seat heads to the finish line.

Cotton’s campaign said...


Comeback attempts resonate with struggling Razorbacks

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas turned in one of its worst performances of the season last Saturday, struggling in the first half of what became its third straight loss.

One mistake turned into two...

Coleman still optimistic about Lions

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

For more than a month now, Arkansas-Pine Bluff football coach Monte Coleman has witnessed the same old struggles from his football team. And he’s alluded to the same old common denominator in his...


Pine Bluff mayor declares Nov. 1 Extra Mile Day

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

Pine Bluff residents are urged to “go the extra mile” Saturday, Nov. 1, because Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has declared that date Extra Mile Day.

Extra Mile Day celebrates individuals and...

UAM, Southern Nazarene in need of a win

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

MONTICELLO — One of two streaks will come to an end on Saturday as Arkansas-Monticello hasn’t won a game on the road in four years but its opponent — Southern Nazarene (Okla.) — has lost 18...