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Westerman proposes putting medicaid expansion money into highways

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

An Arkansas Congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions...

Agencies to close for Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, several agencies will be closed, including:

Jefferson County area schools

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Southeast...

Recycling center to close Saturday for holiday weekend

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The Jefferson County Recycling Center will be closed Saturday, May 22, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Recycling Center will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26.

Cash-only bond set in alleged assault

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Thursday for a man currently on parole who allegedly cut another man with a knife on Tuesday.

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

Walmart announces new policies on animal treatment

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Walmart on Friday announced new, stricter policies on the treatment of animals by its suppliers, a move that animal rights groups hailed as historic and game-changing.

The...

4A baseball final: Brown’s extra-inning single seals Star City’s first crown

May 22, 2015 8:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Considering Tye Brown has been the Star City quarterback for the past two seasons, the junior is no stranger to pressure situations.

But there’s no pressure like trying to...

School lunch menus

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

Dollarway Schools

None received

Jenkins Memorial Center

Monday

Closed for holiday

Tuesday

Sausage pizza, purple hull peas, mixed fruit, and milk

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Work to require lane closure in Dermott

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

Improvements to U.S. Highway 165 will require a partial closure in Chicot County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.

Beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 2...

Saracen Landing Splash Park opens

May 22, 2015 4:05pm

Pine Bluff elected officials dedicated the Saracen Landing Splash Park on Friday morning, the culmination of years of work.

The Lake Saracen Project Association and Lake Saracen Splash Park...

County Democratic Central Committee denounces Brumett

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The Jefferson County Democratic Central Committee has openly denounced Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett for what Committee Chairman Ted Davis called an”inexcusable racial slur.”

At a press...

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