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Panel OKs rule on patient care despite opposition from nurses

Dec 22, 2014 7:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislative panel on Monday officially reviewed a proposed rule requiring insurance companies that offer plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace to participate in the...


Growing Healthy Communities

Dec 22, 2014 7:12pm

Jefferson County Growing Healthy Communities is a project of the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention.

Since its inception in June 2012, its mission has been to increase access to...

Chapter AU/BZ meets for Halloween party

Dec 22, 2014 7:12pm

Chapter AU/BZ met in October for its annual BIL/BFF party in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church.

Social Committee members Julia Ann Beckham and Trudy Pascall presented a...

Alethea Club enjoys ‘Christmas in White House’ program

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

The Alethea Club met recently at Margland for its Christmas luncheon, where Maxine Lane and Billie Minton presented the program “Christmas in the White House”.

On the morning of Dec. 25,...


Farm Bureau Honors

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

Bryan Bonds, center, president of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, was honored for the county’s work over the past year at the 80th Arkansas Farm Bureau annual convention Dec. 4 in Hot Springs....

Police investigate Saturday shooting

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

A Pine Bluff man was shot Saturday night and police are trying to identify the person or persons involved.

Kenota M. White, 25, told police he was walking when someone drove by and started...

Calcium’s good; you can feel it in your bones

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

Better make sure you’re getting enough calcium, or your bones may suffer for it.

Lack of calcium can contribute to osteoporosis, which can lead to bone injuries that can be debilitating,...


Man arrested after allegedly trying to cash forged check

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

A report that a man was attempting to cash a forged check Saturday afternoon led to the man’s arrest.

Anthony Williams, 50, was taken into custody after police were called at 4:02 p.m. to...


New Pizza Hut opens in White Hall

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

As White Hall continues to expand, its food options do too as a new Pizza Hut has opened up in White Hall at 7197 Sheridan Road, Suite 104. The new pizza place opened on Dec. 20 and is used for...

NAACP to hold annual Emancipation Proclamation program

Dec 22, 2014 6:12pm

The Pine Bluff Branch NAACP will hold its annual Emancipation Proclamation Program at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, at Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 W. Fluker Ave.

State Sen....