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Digest for 07-31-14

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm


UAPB announces weekly press conferences

Arkansas-Pine Bluff has announced a slate of weekly press conferences with football coach Monte Coleman.

“Lunch with Coach...


PB’s McGehee switches to ASU

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm

JONESBORO — Former Pine Buff football player Austin McGehee announced Tuesday that he will be joining Arkansas State this fall, after signing with Purdue in February.

“Happy to announce...

Zipping up fruitless discussion

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm

Hopefully, Pine Bluff City Council member Steven Mays has finally heard the same answer from enough sources to set aside his errant fixation on the matter of the 71602 ZIP code.

In a series...


Helen Day

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Helen Laverne Day, 81 was received by the Lord on July 25, 2014 at her home in Houston, Texas. She was born on April 28, 1933 in Winchester, Arkansas to Edmond and Elnora Howlett...

Willie Vinson, Sr.

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

Mr. Willie James Vinson, Sr., 76 of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, July 22, 2014. He was born in Duncan, Ark. To the late Willie Joe and Hattie (Jackson) Vinson.

Funeral services will be Friday...


Kyle Brewton

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

HARRISBURG - Kyle Nelson Brewton, 28, of Harrisburg departed this life Sunday July 27, 2014 at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tenn. He was born April 16, 1986 the son of Kenneth and Lynn (Brogdon...

Thomas Hunter

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

WILMAR - Thomas Lamar Hunter age 77 of Wilmar, Ark. died Tuesday,Baptist Hospital, Little Rock. He was born August 10th, 1936 in Bradley County, Ark. a son of the late Thomas Ardel Hunter and...


Louie Bass

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

Louie Bass, age 83, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at JRMC. He was born November 5, 1930 in Lake Village, a son of the late Charlie B. Bass and Ruby Pansy Bass. Mr. Bass was the retired...

Several new street signs recommended for approval

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Traffic and Aviation Committee agreed Tuesday to recommend the installation of several new street signs for full council approval.

Southeast Arkansas Regional...


House backs more immigration visas for Afghan translators

Jul 30, 2014 8:07pm

WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.