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Moratorium on hog farm permits renewed

Apr 24, 2015 7:04pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted Friday to approve a third 180-day moratorium on issuing hog farm permits in the Buffalo River watershed.



Electric Cooperatives linemen work in Guatemalan villages

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

A group of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen will depart Arkansas on Wednesday, April 29, to continue a mission that began in 2013 to provide electricity to remote Guatemalan villages....

CNN VIDEO: Hostages killed in U.S. drone strike

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

CNN’s Jim Sciutto reports that American and Italian hostages were killed during a U.S. counter-terrorism drone strike against al Qaeda.

CNN VIDEO: Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty was evacuated after a phoned bomb threat. CNN’s Deborah Feyerick reports.


Five arrested on drug-related charges

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

A investigation into alleged drug activity at a house on the west side of Pine Bluff ended with the arrest of five men and the seizure of suspected drugs and two handguns.

Joshua Lewis, 27...

Police arrest two after alleged burglary

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

Two men were arrested early Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into a restaurant in the Jefferson Square Shopping Center.

Justin Maness, 24, and Brannon James, 31, were taken into...

William K. “Bill” Thompson

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

William K. ‘Bill’ Thompson

William K. “Bill” Thompson, 84, of Pine Bluff died Thursday, April 23, 2015.

He was born Jan. 18, 1931, in Columbia, Tenn., a son of William Kenneth Sr....

Preps Roundup: Bulldogs lose to 5A-South leader

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

WHITE HALL — A fifth-inning rally proved too much for the White Hall Bulldogs to overcome against 5A-South leader Magnoila.

The Bulldogs tied the game 1-1 in the third inning before the...

Planners to consider details of Trotter Ford’s proposed dealership

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

Trotter Auto Ford is moving ahead with plans to build a new dealership in Pine Bluff and is looking for the Pine Bluff Planning Commission to grant an exception to a zoning law as part of the...

Friday’s Kids Fest activities have been canceled

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

Friday night’s White Hall Kids Fest activities have been canceled because of weather.

KayLynn Johnson, coordinator for the event, said the rain would cause too many problems.

“We can...