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Arkansas gets shot against CFP’s first No. 1

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Mississippi State became the answer to a trivia question on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were the first team to stand on top of the College Football Playoff’s inaugural poll when it...


Arsenal celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Pine Bluff Arsenal observed Hispanic Heritage Month with a guest speaker and luncheon Oct. 28 at the Arsenal’s Community Club. The guest speaker was Rev. Anil Thomas, pastor at St. Peters Catholic...

PB district to host volunteer readers

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Pine Bluff School District will host volunteers reading to students in pre-K through 5th grade Tuesday, Nov. 18, between 9 and 11 a.m.

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has proclaimed the effort as...


Devils, Lions have nothing to lose, Coleman says

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Earlier this week, Rick Comegy said his Mississippi Valley State football program is one of his favorite squads to have coached.

“When things don’t go well, sometimes you get guys who want...

UAM completes WiFi expansion

Oct 31, 2014 3:10pm

MONTICELLO — Students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello now have WiFi Internet access in every room of every on-campus residence hall and apartment, according to Scott Kuttenkuler,...


Cash-only bond set in alleged theft

Oct 31, 2014 2:10pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Friday for a man who allegedly took a wallet off a counter at the Wal-Mart Supercenter.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling...

Prevent pregnancy toxemia in herd, expert says

Oct 31, 2014 2:10pm

Although kidding and lambing season does not usually occur until spring, winter is the time to prevent pregnancy toxemia in a herd or flock, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program...


Two arrested following investigation into multiple burglaries

Oct 31, 2014 2:10pm

A police investigation into reported residential burglaries in Pine Bluff and also in Grant County resulted in the arrest of two men, both of whom are on parole.

Lamar Simmons, 25, and...

ICVR program chosen for national effort

Oct 31, 2014 2:10pm

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. has been selected as the lead Pen or Pencil Affiliate for “Take a Stand to Keep A Seat Centralizing Change.”

The effort is a program of...

Church news 10-31-14

Oct 31, 2014 1:10pm


First Trinity Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Catalpa St., will host the 56th pastoral celebration for DeWitt and Minnie Hill, beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1,...