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Fire chief takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 27, 2014 8:08pm

Pine Bluff Fire Chief Shawn Howell completes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. The challenge was started by the ALS Foundation as a way to raise awareness about the disease and increase donations...

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Confidence high for UAM’s defense

Aug 27, 2014 8:08pm

MONTICELLO — For the first time in his three years at Arkansas-Monticello, senior defensive back Mike Early has seen a comraderie amongst his team that has never been there before.

“We had...

Former boxing champ released on bond after shooting

Aug 27, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A former middleweight boxing champion charged with shooting his cousin was released from the Pulaski County jail late Wednesday morning on a $25,000 bond.

Jermain Taylor, 36,...

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Witt attends community event

Aug 27, 2014 8:08pm

James Lee Witt, Democratic candidate for 4th District congressman, left, talks to Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services employees Christopher Geiggar, Steven Rice and Harold Clark Wednesday. Witt...

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Gov. Christie backs Hutchinson

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the Republican Party’s “No. 1 pickup opportunity in the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday while visiting Arkansas to stump for Republican...

Pryor defends Ebola ad

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Wednesday defended his decision to release a television ad this week that accuses Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle of voting...

Planners approve street closure, nightclub, carwash

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission addressed a street closure to prevent trash dumping, a new club opening in the westend and a carwash and convenience store.

The commission addressed a...

Bond set in alleged domestic incident

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

A $10,000 bond was set Wednesday for a man who allegedly pushed his pregnant girlfriend out of a moving vehicle Monday.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after...

Unemployment rate rises in Pine Bluff area

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

Pine Bluff’s unemployment rate in July rose to 11.6 percent from a 10.7 percent mark in June, according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

Pine Bluff had the second highest...

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New county recycling center opens for business

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

After months of planning and renovation work, the new Jefferson County E-Waste and Recycling Center has opened its doors to the public.

Located behind Pope Furniture Co. on East Harding...

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