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State unemployment rate 5.6 percent

Apr 21, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in March, according to labor statistics released Tuesday.

The state Department of Workforce Services said previously the state’s...

Child injured when hit by SUV Tuesday

Apr 21, 2015 6:04pm

A child was injured Tuesday afternoon when he ran out in front of a vehicle in the 800 block of South Linden Street.

Police Lt. David Price said the child, who appeared to be about 6 years...


WC students win foreign language awards

Apr 21, 2015 6:04pm

From left, Watson Chapel High School junior Brianne Curlin, teacher Michael S. Whitworth, and sophomore Madelynn Vanveckhoven display awards from the state Foreign Language Competition....

The will of the people? No more pointing fingers

Apr 21, 2015 4:04pm

Downtown is at the heart of our city. Our city’s government and most prominent banking institution reside in its reach.

Images and culminations of our local culture are stored within its...

Family agency to meet April 23

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the agency.

Guests will include Neighborhood Watch coordinator Ja’Xmyne Burnett with the...

Citizens Police Academy to begin fall session

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department Citizens Police Academy fall 2015 session will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, through Thursday, Oct. 22.

The police department is accepting...

PB School Board to meet today, April 21

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

Pine Bluff School Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. today, April 21, at the district’s administrative center, 512 S. Pine St. Details: 543-4204.

Gospel group plans fundraiser

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

Voices of Deliverance gospel group will host a fundraising dinner from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 4717 W. Short Third Ave.

Dinners cost $6 and the menu includes barbecue...

Store removes ice cream after recall

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

Following the recall of ice cream by Blue Bell Creameries, all Brookshire’s stores have removed these products from their shelves, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Customers should return all Blue...


Police arrest two in alleged stolen car incident

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

Two teenagers were arrested early Monday morning after police chased a car that had been reported stolen in Jacksonville.

Jakheeno Stewart, 18, and Fredrick Odom, 19, were found in a 2005...