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Robert Traweek

Apr 25, 2015 7:04pm

Robert Douglas Traweek of Pine Bluff passed peacefully in his sleep at the age of 72 on April 24, 2015, at Trinity Village Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 9, 1942, in Dumas, Ark., and was...

Thomas Neely

Apr 25, 2015 7:04pm

Thomas Edward “T.E.” Neely, 85, of Pine Bluff, and formerly of Herbine, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Herbine, a son of the late Agustus Crawford “Gus”...

Mary Combs

Apr 25, 2015 7:04pm

Mary Jo Steuart Combs, 87, of Pine Bluff died Friday, April 24, 2015, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born May 30, 1927, in Murfreesboro, a daughter of Luther and...

A far flung investment

Apr 25, 2015 7:04pm

Twenty-five years ago this weekend, NASA launched the Hubble Space telescope. The Hubble represented a significant breakthrough for astronomers. First envisioned in the 1940s, design work didn’t...

Senior schedule

Apr 25, 2015 6:04pm

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave., are:


Beginning aerobics, low-impact exercise, video exercise, aerobics by Bobbie...

School lunch menus

Apr 25, 2015 5:04pm

Dollarway Schools



Beef and beans burrito, chips and cheese sauce, Romaine salad, sliced peaches and milk.


Fish patty on bun, breaded okra,...


Chili Cook-off attracts hundreds of people to Saracen Landing

Apr 25, 2015 5:04pm

Hundreds of people shared fellowship and sampled chili at the Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Department’s Chili Cook-off on Saturday at Saracen Landing.

People paid $5 apiece to eat chili...


Summer of children’s programs planned at ASC

Apr 25, 2015 5:04pm

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is gearing up for a summer filled with a wide range of youth activities.

The 2015 summer camp schedule includes the addition of more...

Arts and Science Center announces coming attractions

Apr 25, 2015 5:04pm

The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas has organized a series of art exhibitions for young and old this spring and summer, its assistant director said Wednesday.



Birth: Preston Merritt

Apr 25, 2015 4:04pm

Preston Merritt

Samantha Merritt and Joshua Merritt of White Hall announce the birth of a boy, Preston Clark Merritt.

Preston was born on April 2, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical...