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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...

Residents join National Guard

Sep 22, 2014 2:09pm

Four area residents recently joined the Arkansas Army National Guard and each earned education benefits valued at $50,420.

Arkeeno Beavers

Private Arkeeno Beavers of Pine Bluff will...


Camden Road EHC celebrates birthdays at recent meeting

Sep 22, 2014 12:09pm

The recent meeting of the Camden Road Extension Homemakers Club was held at Sam’s Southern Eatery on East Harding Avenue.

The group celebrated the birthdays of Kathy Rogers, Wanda Felts,...

EOC board to meet Sept. 29

Sep 22, 2014 12:09pm

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at the administrative building, 1201 W. Pullen St.

Board members...

Chamber slates luncheon Wednesday

Sep 22, 2014 12:09pm

The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce will again partner with the Arkansas State Chamber for a “Door-to-Door” lunch meeting Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Pine Bluff...

Chamber to sponsor Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry

Sep 22, 2014 12:09pm

The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 62nd annual Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry honoring Jefferson County’s agribusinesses and the Jefferson County 2014 Farm Family of the Year...