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Violent Crime Task Force picks 13 for special attention

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Eight Pine Bluff men who are all currently on parole after convictions for violent crimes were given a choice Thursday night — clean up their act or face the consequences.

The eight, Danny...


Police, sheriff participate in Ice Bucket challenge

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Pine Bluff police officers assigned to the bicycle patrol did their part for ALS Thursday, taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The group, led by Capt. Kelvin Hadley, took turns dumping...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:’

Aug. 1

Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Rob Roy Road.

Set Up Crew: Cleaned shoulders on...


Cotton Belt credit union expanding to White Hall

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

The Pine Bluff Cotton Belt Federal Credit Union is expanding into White Hall with a branch across from the Smart Motors Dealership.

“We wanted to make it more convenient for our members,”...

ATU plans to produce more physics teachers

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville wants to produce more physics teachers for school districts around the state.

The Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees voted Thursday to forward a letter...


Coleman named 2014-15 Miss Arkansas Rice

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

BRINKLEY — Madison Coleman of Brinkley was named 2014-15 Miss Arkansas Rice recently at the Brinkley Convention Center. Coleman will be a senior at Lee Academy in Marianna this fall. She is the...

Upswing in personal savings seen in state, nationally in ‘erratic’ recovery

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

FORT SMITH — Although a Federal Reserve survey taken last fall found 40 percent of people don’t feel like they have enough money to save, the Fed’s most recent numbers tell a different story with...

Zebras looking to get over hump

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

A year ago a talented but unproven group of sophomores helped lead Pine Bluff to the 6A state championship game.

The 31-24 loss to El Dorado was not the ending the Zebras were looking for,...

Second-year starter Baugh looks to lead WH

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

WHITE HALL — In 2013, White Hall quarterback Kirk Baugh helped lead the Bulldogs to a school-record sixth-straight playoff berth.

Any joy gained from achieving the mark was quickly doused...

Dumas seniors seek successful end to career

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

DUMAS — Dumas’ senior class hasn’t seen much success over their high school careers.

The program has won just nine games in the three years the now 12th-graders have been in high school....