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Traffic at standstill on major Arkansas rivers

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Four of Arkansas’ five navigable rivers are closed to commercial and recreation traffic as the Army Corps of Engineers continues to manage flood waters throughout the region.

Due to the...

UAPB student to study in China

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.


Heroman graduates at Washington College

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Leslie Heroman of White Hall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Washington College at Chestertown, Maryland.

Commencement ceremonies were held May 16.

White Hall police reports

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

On May 17 at about 4:20 p.m., Sgt. Sandy Castleberry was sent to Dollar General at 8605 Dollarway Road in reference to an assault report.

Joshua Smith said he and his girlfriend had pulled...

Planning Commission approves Sobriety Living Center’s request to expand

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission approved Tuesday the Sobriety Living Center’s request for a permit to develop a building to offer additional services for clients in an industrial zone at 2006 W...

UAPB makes bigger dent in NCAA regional track field

May 26, 2015 9:05pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff track and field coach Chris McCoy has found a new recruiting tool.

He can tell recruits that three of his athletes are competing this week in the NCAA West Preliminary...

Danielson won’t seek re-election to state Supreme Court

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Paul Danielson said Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the court, and on the same day, Circuit Judge Shawn Womack of Mountain Home announced for...

Fells to travel to Phoenix, Ferguson to speak

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

William L. Fells III — who is graduating from the ICVR Pen or Pencil mentorship program and Ridgway Christian High School and will soon enroll at American University in Washington, DC — has been...

Students of the Year recognized at WCHS

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

Watson Chapel High School had its awards assembly on May 21. The 10th-grade and 11th-grade Students of the Year were recognized. Pictured are Daniel Taylor (11th grade), Kallie Jo Hopson (11th...

Arizona State theater students to help with Arts, Science Center musical

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

The Arts and Science Center of Southest Arkansas is brining in talent from Arizona State University for its upcoming summer musical, “Little Shop of Horrors.”

Arizona State master’s student...