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Jacksonville area votes to form new school district

Sep 16, 2014 9:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Residents of the Jacksonville area will get their own school district.

According to unofficial election results from the Pulaski County Election Commission, voters in...

Why Marshall didn’t carry the ball in the second half?

Sep 16, 2014 9:09pm

Arkansas ran the ball 40 times in the second half at Texas Tech. None of the carries went to Korliss Marshall, who was limited to 13 yards on five attempts.

Coach Bret Bielema said the...


Fair Housing: Commission talks tenant rights as part of statewide tour

Sep 16, 2014 8:09pm

Arkansas Fair Housing Commission representatives said during a stop in Pine Bluff on Tuesday that fair housing practices are something everyone has a stake in.

“We are all members of...


Mitchel regains confidence after injury

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was surprised when cornerback Tevin Mitchel approached him with a request a few weeks ago.

The senior, who had offseason shoulder surgery, was...

Freight company to open Lowell plant, hire up to 50

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Cincinnati-based freight brokerage company Total Quality Logistics announced Tuesday it will spend $250,000 to open a facility in Lowell that will employ up to 50 people.


JRMC joins Greater Delta Alliance

Sep 16, 2014 9:09pm

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff recently joined the Greater Delta Alliance for Health.

The GDAH is a coalition of Southeast Arkansas hospitals that collaborate to improve...


Right Out Of The Gate: Zebras can’t afford another slow start against Charging Wildcats

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

Last year, Pine Bluff endured a nightmare first quarter against North Little Rock.

The score was 21-0 on a rainy night at Jordan Stadium, and despite playing even with the Charging Wildcats...


Missed votes, debate format fuel political attacks

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, traded jabs Tuesday over missing votes and ducking issues in one of the most hotly contested U.S. Senate races...

Authorities arrest 23 in Little Rock drug sweep

Sep 16, 2014 8:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — State and federal law enforcement agencies arrested 23 people — including one from Pine Bluff —Tuesday in connection with an alleged drug trafficking operation based in Little Rock...


Vote postponed on moving some inspection staff under police department

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Pine Bluff City Council declined to hold all three votes Monday on an item that would have brought some building code enforcement functions into the police department.

The item was up...