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PB School District bands win top awards

Jan 23, 2015 7:01pm

Pine Bluff School District bands received top honors at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Battle of the Bands and Parade at Houston, Texas, during the King holiday weekend.

For the third...

HanesBrands returns jobs to Clarksville plant

Jan 23, 2015 7:01pm

HanesBrands announced a $1.5 million investment at its Clarksville facility Thursday that will return its hosiery line from Honduras and bring in 120 jobs.

The Clarksville plant, 1904 W....


Unsafe Cargo? Log truck routes through city examined

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

A recent accident near South Blake Street and Miramar Drive in which a log truck lost its load on top of a passenger car, sending the car driver to the hospital, resulted in a number of people...


Ethics commission dismisses complaint against AG

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday dismissed a complaint against Attorney General Leslie Rutledge that alleged she violated state campaign finance laws by appearing in an outside...

Bald eagle shot at Bayou Meto; recovery likely

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

HUMPHREY — Enforcement officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are looking for a person who shot and wounded a bald eagle Monday on Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area.


Felony charges filed

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

Jan. 19 — Jan. 23, 2015

Demetrice Donte Singleton, 2120 W. 32nd Ave., Pine Bluff, aggravated assault on a Certified Law Enforcement Officer or Correctional Facility Employee, PBPD, $50,000...


Day care closed because of sickness

Jan 23, 2015 6:01pm

New Generation Child Care in White Hall was closed Friday because people associated with it had an unspecified sickness.

Phone calls made to the company were not answered on Friday. A sign...


$1 million bonds set for two in alleged robbery, escape

Jan 23, 2015 5:01pm

Two men accused of robbing an elderly couple Jan. 12, then escaping briefly from the adult detention center Wednesday will each have to post $1 million bonds while prosecutors prepare multiple...

The Valentine’s Party - Part I - Neighbor serves up love

Jan 23, 2015 5:01pm

Editor’s Note: Brenda Miles, an award-winning columnist from Hot Springs Village, has written a four-part serial about Valentine’s. Part II will appear in next weekend’s newspaper.

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City overspent grant money on hiring of police officers

Jan 23, 2015 5:01pm

City officials acknowledged an error this week related to over-spending money on a federal grant in the hiring of Pine Bluff police officers.

The Pine Bluff Police Department received a U.S...