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Testimony in double murder trial expected to begin Tuesday

Sep 22, 2014 4:09pm

Testimony is expected to begin Tuesday morning in the trial of a man accused of shooting two people to death in 2012.

Adrian Patillo is accused of shooting Jennifer Wainwright, 34, and...


Hunger Action Campaign begins in 10 counties

Sep 22, 2014 4:09pm

In response to more people being without food, the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas began a hunger action campaign Monday across its 10 counties to collect food for residents in need....


Report of suspicious vehicle leads to burglary arrest

Sep 22, 2014 4:09pm

A report of a suspicious vehicle Sunday afternoon in the area of West 26th Avenue and Laurel Street led to the arrest of a man on burglary charges.

Fredrick Tate, 29, allegedly jumped out...


Two arrested in alleged theft

Sep 22, 2014 4:09pm

Two people were arrested Friday after they allegedly sold items stolen from a business to a scrap metal dealer.

Charlie Dismuke, 23, and Gena Liebman, 22, were taken into custody after an...

Grace book sale set

Sep 22, 2014 3:09pm

Grace Episcopal Church, 4101 S. Hazel St., will host another used book sale from 9 a.m. t0 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

The event will include hard back books, paper back books, puzzles,...

Blessing of the Animals set Sunday

Sep 22, 2014 3:09pm

Grace Episcopal Church, 4101 S. Hazel St., will sponsor its annual “Blessing of the Animals” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.

The event is scheduled for outdoors, but will move inside if...


Prosecutor clears police officer in August shooting of boyfriend

Sep 22, 2014 3:09pm

Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter has ruled that Pine Bluff Police Lt. Denise Richardson was justified when she shot her boyfriend Aug. 15.

Percy Smith, 49, was shot once in the chest...

Rouse completes basic training

Sep 22, 2014 3:09pm

Army Pvt. Eric J. Rouse has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Rouse is the son of Deborah Rouse of Pine Bluff and is a 2013 graduate of Pine Bluff High...

Rotary meetings set

Sep 22, 2014 3:09pm

Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at the Pine Bluff Country Club. This week’s speaker will be George Makris Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Simmons First National Corp. He...


UAM students attend wildlife society meeting

Sep 22, 2014 2:09pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello student chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) had nine members attend a recent meeting of the Arkansas chapter of TWS at Arkansas State University in...