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Hutchinson supports keeping moratorium on hog farm permits

Apr 22, 2015 7:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he supports reinstating a 180-day moratorium on issuing permits for hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed.

The Arkansas Pollution Control...


Lawmakers formally adjourn legislative session

Apr 22, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — State legislators on Wednesday formally adjourned the 2015 regular session, acknowledging that they likely will return at some point for a special session to address Medicaid...

Governor’s office unveils redesigned website

Apr 22, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office on Wednesday unveiled a redesigned version of its website with several new features, including an interactive map tracking the governor’s travels.


ExxonMobil agrees to pay $5 million for Mayflower oil spill

Apr 22, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — ExxonMobil has agreed to pay $5.07 million to resolve allegations it violated the federal Clean Water Act and state environmental laws in connection with the 2013 Mayflower oil spill...


UAPB hosts 22nd annual Educational Access Conference

Apr 22, 2015 5:04pm

Faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff discussed a host of ideas related to improving academic life on Wednesday at the 22nd annual Mary E. Benjamin Educational Access...

DOC opens women’s facility in PB with focus on workforce training

Apr 22, 2015 4:04pm

The Arkansas Department of Correction opened the Pine Bluff Re-entry Center on West 13th Avenue on Saturday and is moving 54 female prisoners there to train them for life after prison.


UAM’s Braddock named Tomko Award semifinalist

Apr 22, 2015 4:04pm

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello senior baseball player Austin Braddock has been selected as one of 32 semifinalists for the 2015 Brett Tomko Award presented by D2 Baseball News.

The Tomko...


PB pastor to speak for Founder’s Sunrise Service

Apr 22, 2015 4:04pm

The Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff, will be the speaker for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s annual Sunrise Service for the 142nd...

Arsenal announces vetting policy changes

Apr 22, 2015 5:04pm

The Pine Bluff Arsenal is announcing its vetting program for visitors to gain access to the facility. The program has been in effect since June 30, 2014.

The access policy requires all...


Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club selected to participate in technology pilot program

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County is one of eight other such clubs in the nation that have been selected by the Verizon Foundation to participate in a pilot program.

The Verizon...