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Waste board considering buying Dewitt landfill for Southeast Arkansas use

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District Solid Waste Board is looking into the feasibility of buying a landfill in Dewitt that was formerly owned by a private company and is currently...

Rodeo parade re-routed; Homecoming route under discussion because of collapse

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Southeast Arkansas District Livestock and Rodeo Parade will head west down Fifth Street on Thursday, Oct. 2, instead of north on Main Street because of the instability of a partially collapsed...


White Hall High Homecoming Queen to be named Oct. 3

Sep 16, 2014 4:09pm

One of 18 seniors at White Hall High School will be named the 2014 Homecoming Queen on Friday, Oct. 3.

The announcement of the new homecoming queen will take place at the Friday afternoon...

Anderson: No fear in Hornets’ blitz

Sep 16, 2014 4:09pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Ben Anderson welcomes any blitz opponents might throw at him.

He’s seen it often after two games this season, and he’s expecting no different from Alabama...

EPA extends comment period on carbon rule

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency agreed Tuesday to give the public more time to comment on its proposed rule on carbon dioxide emissions for power plants that had been requested by...

Fordyce airport among eight getting $4.1 million in FAA funding

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is providing more than $4.1 million to eight Arkansas airports — including one in Fordyce — for facility upgrades.

“These airport...

Blood donations needed during Liver Awareness Month

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month in October.

According to the American Liver Foundation, more than 6,000 liver transplants are...

$200,000 to be awarded to agencies helping males of color

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The Foundation for the Mid South will host the Males of Color Initiative and announce $200,000 in grant awards to service organizations. The event will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at...


August fire calls down slightly compared to July

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department received 17 fewer calls in August than they did for the previous month, according to the department’s monthly report.

In August the...

Police seeking robbery suspects

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

Two business robberies were reported Monday night and Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating and identifying the person or persons responsible.

Sgt. David De Foor said in a press...