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Little Rock Purple Heart recipients to get other Army benefits

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

WASHINGTON — Two Arkansas soldiers receiving Purple Heart medals nearly six years after being shot outside a Little Rock recruiting center may also receive medical and financial benefits from the...


Brumett Rally

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett, left, and Sheridan resident Amy White took part in a rally Monday in the parking lot of the civic center complex. Brumett and White pleaded for racial harmony in...


Students sing, dance into audience’s hearts at Choir Happening

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

The songs of decades past could be heard coming from the Pine Bluff Convention Center on Saturday as White Hall High School had its Choir Happening concert.

The theme for the annual Choir...


Apr 20, 2015 4:04pm

An article published Saturday, April 11, about the Watson Chapel School Board selecting its next superintendent omitted the name of Watson Chapel School Board member Donnie Hartsfield. He was...


Police arrest man on drug, gun charges

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

A report that a Pine Bluff man had a gun in his possession while trying to go into a nightclub Sunday morning at 4 a.m. led to the man’s arrest on drug and weapons charges.

Ryan Patterson,...

St. Mary Catholic School in Lake Village to close

Apr 20, 2015 4:04pm

St. Mary Catholic School, a school with grades PK-5 in Lake Village, will close at the end of the school year.

In consultation with Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Superintendent Vernell Bowen...


UAPB alumni president to speak at convocation

Apr 20, 2015 4:04pm

Tammie Hall, president of the UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association, will give the keynote address for the Founders and Honors Convocation at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.


WH church plans walk May 2

Apr 20, 2015 4:04pm

White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., will host its second annual Caleb’s Climb, a one-mile walk for mental health awareness.

The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2...

GOP announces meeting

Apr 20, 2015 4:04pm

The Jefferson County Republican County Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall.

The agenda will include the Lincoln-Reagan dinner wrap-up and...

Housing board to meet April 22

Apr 20, 2015 3:04pm

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority Board will meet at noon Wednesday, April 22, at the authority’s office, 2503 Belle Meade Drive.