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Coach of the Year x2: Zebras’ Finley takes home 6A, overall boys honors

Apr 17, 2015 8:04pm

Thursday was a doubly rewarding night for Pine Bluff boys basketball coach Clarence Finley.

The first-year head man took home the overall boys coach of the year award, as well as the 6A...

Fungus high in recreational catfish ponds, absent in commercial fisheries

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

Although Cooperative Extension Service researchers said Arkansas experienced higher-than-average rates of the fungus known as Winter Kill in catfish in recreational and farm ponds throughout...


Dollarway board member says another state takeover possible

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

A member of the Dollarway School District Board of Directors said Friday there is a chance the state will take over the district again.

Gene Stewart, who is secretary of the board, said...

Dallas County meetings set

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

The Dallas County Courthouse at Fordyce will host two upcoming meetings.

The solid waste authority will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, April 20. The quorum court will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April...


PBHS student wins award at FBLA convention

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

FBLA sponsor William Douthard, left, congratulates Cameron Withers, a student at Pine Bluff High School, who placed second in impromptu speaking at the state FBLA Convention in Little Rock....

Southwind Milling announces expansion of rice mill complex plans

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

A deal with Luther King Capital Management of Fort Worth, Texas, will allow Southwind Milling to increase the scope, capital investment and projected jobs at the $32 million rice mill complex...

Memorial to honor crime victims April 21

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

A recognition/memorial for 2014 homicide victims will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the rotunda of the Jefferson County Courthouse.

The effort will be held during National Crime...


3 WH students win at state FBLA event

Apr 17, 2015 7:04pm

Three students from White Hall High School won top awards at the 2015 state FBLA Leadership Conference from April 13-14 and two will continue to the national contest.

Drew Holland received...

Area students win at Arkansas SkillsUSA contest

Apr 17, 2015 6:04pm

Several area students were among first-place winners in the Arkansas SkillsUSA Competition from April 14-15 in Hot Springs. Winners are qualified to attend the National SkillsUSA Competition in...


Ethics Commission grapples with new laws

Apr 17, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday discussed new ethics laws that came out of this year’s legislative session, including one that gives elected officials a 30-day grace period to...