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Former sheriff’s investigator charged in shooting

Jul 31, 2014 4:07pm

Former Jefferson County Sheriff’s Investigator Randy Jackson was formally charged Thursday morning with first-degree battery stemming from an incident at Swann’s Bar and Grill on July 5.


Central Park group invites residents to National Night Out

Jul 31, 2014 11:07am

The Central Park Neighorhood Watch Group won’t meet Tuesday, Aug. 5, however they invite residents to to join them from 6 to 9 p.m. at the National Night Out at the Pine Bluff Convention Center....

Sonlite slates fundraiser

Jul 31, 2014 10:07am

Sonlite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St., will host a fundraiser beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9.

The cost for the carwash will be $5 for cars and $7 for SUVs (exterior only...


Inaugural Member: Smart first inductee into PBCC Sports HOF

Jul 30, 2014 11:07pm

A day after turning 90 years old, Richard “Bubba” Smart was inducted as the inaugural member of the Pine Bluff Country Club Sports Hall of Fame.

Not a bad way to celebrate nine decades on...

Digest for 07-31-14

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm


UAPB announces weekly press conferences

Arkansas-Pine Bluff has announced a slate of weekly press conferences with football coach Monte Coleman.

“Lunch with Coach...


PB’s McGehee switches to ASU

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm

JONESBORO — Former Pine Buff football player Austin McGehee announced Tuesday that he will be joining Arkansas State this fall, after signing with Purdue in February.

“Happy to announce...

Zipping up fruitless discussion

Jul 30, 2014 10:07pm

Hopefully, Pine Bluff City Council member Steven Mays has finally heard the same answer from enough sources to set aside his errant fixation on the matter of the 71602 ZIP code.

In a series...


Helen Day

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Helen Laverne Day, 81 was received by the Lord on July 25, 2014 at her home in Houston, Texas. She was born on April 28, 1933 in Winchester, Arkansas to Edmond and Elnora Howlett...

Willie Vinson, Sr.

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

Mr. Willie James Vinson, Sr., 76 of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, July 22, 2014. He was born in Duncan, Ark. To the late Willie Joe and Hattie (Jackson) Vinson.

Funeral services will be Friday...


Kyle Brewton

Jul 30, 2014 9:07pm

HARRISBURG - Kyle Nelson Brewton, 28, of Harrisburg departed this life Sunday July 27, 2014 at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tenn. He was born April 16, 1986 the son of Kenneth and Lynn (Brogdon...