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DuBocage ABWA president appoints committee at recent meeting

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

A Woman of the Year committee was appointed during the recent business meeting of the DuBocage American Business Women’s Association held at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

President Christy...

Simmons First declares dividend

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Simmons First National Corp.’s Board of Directors has declared a 22-cent per share quarterly cash dividend payable on Jan. 2, 2015, to shareholders of record Dec. 15.

The dividend...

Civitan Club announces new route for Christmas Parade

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

The Jefferson County Civitan Club recently announced a change in the route for the 67th annual Pine Bluff Christmas Parade.

The parade will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and will begin...

White Hall named the 11th safest city in Arkansas

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

White Hall was named one of the safest cites in Arkansas by

Safe Wise, which is a home security and crime prevention center, said on its website that White Hall is the 11th...

Thomas receives scholarship/internship

Nov 25, 2014 4:11pm

Devin J. Thomas is one of the Tom Joyner scholarship/internship recipients for the 2014-2015 school year, as recognized by the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Thomas is a junior majoring in animal...

Arsenal to hold public meeting on permit renewal

Nov 25, 2014 2:11pm

The Pine Bluff Arsenal will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, about its renewal application before the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for its Pine Bluff Explosive...


Woman arrested after child found alone in street

Nov 25, 2014 1:11pm

A report that a small child was walking in the street Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of the child’s caretaker, who allegedly told police she had gone to a store to buy alcohol.


Volunteer opportunities

Nov 25, 2014 1:11pm

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...

CNN VIDEO: CNN reporter hit in the head in protests

Nov 25, 2014 12:11pm

CNN reporter Sara Sidner was hit by an object while reporting on the Ferguson protests.

CNN VIDEO: Darren Wilson not charged

Nov 25, 2014 12:11pm

A grand jury decided that it will not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.