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Police seeking female who attempted to cash stolen check

Oct 29, 2014 10:10pm

Pine Bluff police are attempting to locate a woman who tried to cash a stolen check Tuesday afternoon at a Simmons Bank branch.

According to a police report, the woman, a white female...


Campaign Stop

Oct 29, 2014 7:10pm

Nina Taggart, right, enjoys a doughnut while listening to Frank Gilbert, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, who was campaigning Wednesday in Pine Bluff. Gilbert said his party is ‘...


Ad agents say Democratic Party ad infringes copyright

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Two advertising agents who created a Gatorade ad featuring Michael Jordan want the state Democratic Party to stop running radio ads they say use music and lyrics they wrote without...

Local unemployment rate drops

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

The Pine Bluff unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

This was a substantial drop from...

Convention Center will shut doors connecting it to hotel during UAPB Homecoming

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

The interior doors connecting the Pine Bluff Convention Center to the Plaza Hotel will be closed during University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming activities, an official said Wednesday....


Sheriff’s deputies arrest five on drug-related charges Tuesday

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

Five people were arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday night after Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies served search warrants at two locations.

David Kilcrease, 38, of Pine Bluff...

UA Notebook: Hogs’ auditioning punt returners

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

Arkansas appears to be looking everywhere for a punt returner.

Coach Bret Bielema said Wednesday nine players have auditioned for the position in practice this week, including cornerback D....


Schools teach dangers of drugs, bullying during Red Ribbon Week

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

Jefferson County school districts are teaching drug prevention in a coordinated effort in observance of Red Ribbon Week.

In the Pine Bluff School District, Broadmoor Elementary School...

Bielema has penchant for unusual plays

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — On the surface, Bret Bielema is simply a football tough guy.

Arkansas’ coach — a former defensive lineman — wants his program anchored around a big offensive line, punishing...

Hawaii fires Arnold ahead of UAPB opener

Oct 29, 2014 5:10pm

The head coach of Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s first opponent in the upcoming men’s basketball season has been fired.

The University of Hawaii announced Tuesday that Gib Arnold and assistant coach...