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LEPC to meet Thursday

Jul 08, 2014 3:07pm

The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meet Thursday, July 10, at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson County Office of Emergency Management Training Room.

Copies of the updated Emergency...

AARP Smart Driver Safety class set for July 15

Jul 08, 2014 2:07pm

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Program, developed by AARP, will be offered from 12:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, 1600 W. 40th Ave.

This is a new...

Volunteer opportunities available in the community

Jul 08, 2014 2:07pm

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...

Failure to report acreage loss can trigger CSP violation

Jul 08, 2014 1:07pm

Producers enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have 60 days to notify the Natural Resources and Conservation Service (NRCS) if they lose control of any acreage enrolled in a CSP...

PB resident named to honor society

Jul 08, 2014 1:07pm

A Pine Bluff resident was among Arkansas State University students inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society.

N’Deea E. Lee was also named the Top Undergraduate Scholar for the 2014...

AG: Know more about vehicle recalls

Jul 08, 2014 12:07pm

LITTLE ROCK – Motorists depend on reliable and safe vehicles to get them where they are going, so a recent wave of vehicle recalls may lead to questions about the recall process or the safety of...

July 15 crop certification deadline looms

Jul 08, 2014 12:07pm

July 15 is the deadline to certify spring-seeded crops, according to Henry English, director of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Crops such as corn,...

UAPB plans college fair in Kansas City in August

Jul 08, 2014 11:07am

Interested students and their families are invited to attend a free college fair during the UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Conference in Kansas City, Mo.

Sponsored by the University of...

Library board meets Thursday

Jul 08, 2014 10:07am

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System board meeting will be held Thursday, July 10, at 5 p.m. Details: Call 534-4802.

Highway 278 work to cause lane closures

Jul 08, 2014 9:07am

Highway 278 work will require lane closures in Drew County Monday, July 14, through Wednesday, July 16, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting.

Crews will be replacing drainpipes...