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Two-vehicle accident

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

A two-vehicle accident at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Fifth Avenue and Pine Street resulted in one of the vehicles being turned on its top.

No one appeared to be seriously injured....

State unemployment rate drops to 6.2 percent

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in September, according to labor statistic released Tuesday.

The state’s jobless rate was 1....


Area Agency representative to speak at senior potluck

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will hold its monthly Senior Adult Day at 10 a.m. Friday in the church’s Christian Community Center.

The guest speaker...


James Lee Witt campaigns at UAPB

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

Democratic 4rth District U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt campaigned with the national Put the Middle Class First Bus Tour on Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine...

Volunteer opportunities available in the community

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

Communities in Schools in Jefferson County is seeking volunteers to help in the “Lights on After Dark” program at the...

Dollarway school undergoes brief power outage Tuesday morning

Oct 21, 2014 3:10pm

A power outage caused a brief loss of electricity but did not otherwise impact the Dollarway School District operations on Tuesday, Dollarway Superintendent Bobby Acklin said.

Acklin said...


Bond set in drug-related arrest

Oct 21, 2014 1:10pm

A $10,000 bond was set Tuesday for a Pine Bluff man who was arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop Monday.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling...


SEARK holds induction ceremony

Oct 21, 2014 1:10pm

Seventeen students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during the fall semester induction ceremony at Southeast Arkansas College recently. The speaker was Nancy Ryburn, psychology instructor at...


PB exhibitor wins awards in poultry show

Oct 21, 2014 12:10pm

Lewis Hinkle of Pine Bluff was a winning exhibitor in the open poultry show at the Arkansas State Fair at Little Rock recently.

Hinkle showed the Reserve Grand Champion Bird in Show with a...

FCDC sets fund-raising dinner, meeting

Oct 21, 2014 11:10am

The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will host a fundraiser and monthly meeting this week.

The fundraising dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25...