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Grocery company to launch Earth Day recycling

Apr 18, 2015 11:04pm

In honor of Earth Day, Brookshire Grocery Co. is promoting a recycling program to provide funds to plant 5,000 trees.

From Monday through Sunday, April 20-26, up to $5,000 in recycling...

Purvis speaks to Arkansas Business Women’s Association

Apr 18, 2015 10:04pm

Executive Director of the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission and the Pine Bluff Convention Center Bob Purvis was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the DuBocage Chapter of the...

Pine Bluff Class of 1975 approaches 40th anniversary

Apr 18, 2015 10:04pm

The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1975 is approaching its 40th-year reunion.

All events will be held at the Sahara Center, 820 S. Main, in Pine Bluff. There will be two meet-and-greets:...

Senior schedule

Apr 18, 2015 10:04pm

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave., are:


Beginning aerobics, low-impact exercise, video exercise, aerobics by Bobbie...

School lunch menus

Apr 18, 2015 10:04pm

Dollarway Schools



Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, seasoned broccoli, whole wheat roll, fresh fruit and milk.


chicken nuggets with...

All-Southeast Arkansas Basketball Players

Apr 18, 2015 9:04pm


D.J. Franklin

Junior swingman, Monticello

16 points, 7 rebounds/game

4A tournament MVP

Kieanis Henry

Senior guard, McGehee


Digest 04-19-15

Apr 18, 2015 9:04pm


Hunter records another hit in Twins’ loss

MINNEAPOLIS— Torii Hunter came through for the Twins in the third inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Twins fell 4-2 to Cleveland....

Hogs LB Ramsey currently not with team

Apr 18, 2015 9:04pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Freshman linebacker Randy Ramsey has been removed from football duties for the rest of the spring, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said Saturday.

The Fort Lauderdale, Florida,...


Sherrer’s near-perfect year has ring to it

Apr 18, 2015 11:04pm

Monticello coach Wayne Sherrer said he would never forget the look in his player’s eyes after the Billies lost in overtime to Brookland in the semifinals of 2014.

“I had never seen a group...


Life in the Gym: PB’s Thomas let his shooting do the talking in title run

Apr 18, 2015 8:04pm

Basketball isn’t just a game to Pine Bluff junior Marcus Thomas. It’s basically his life.

“I’ve been playing basketball since I was seven years old,” Thomas said. “I played YBA and AAU...