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WH sweeps Robinson in season opener

Aug 25, 2014 8:08pm

WHITE HALL — With six seniors returning for their final season, the White Hall volleyball team is expected to have one of its better seasons in a while.

“We have a bunch of seniors on the...

Sheriff’s office warns residents of scam phone calls

Aug 25, 2014 8:08pm

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about scam phone calls made to residents Monday claiming that they owed fines for missing jury duty or for warrants.



DHS names new Medicaid director

Aug 25, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — After a national search, the Arkansas Department of Human Services has given the job of state Medicaid director to the person who had been serving as interim director.



Huckabee stumps for Cotton

Aug 25, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas governor and current Florida resident Mike Huckabee returned to his home state Monday to endorse the Senate bid of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle.



Pulaski County seeking escapee

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Anael Castro-Hernandez, a 30-year-old Honduran National, who escaped on foot from the Circuit Courthouse Monday.

He was the custody of...

Allen’s truck burns; arson suspected

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — When Bret Bielema first heard the noise early Monday morning, he thought it was the alarm telling him it was time to get out of bed.

Then Bielema realized the sound was his...

JRMC Rehab awarded 3-year accreditation

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

The CARF International...

A-State suspends Heath

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

JONESBORO — Arkansas State linebacker Quanterio Heath has been suspended from Saturday’s football season opener against Montana State for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Coach Blake...


Annual Police Fishing Derby draws large crowd

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

Despite temperatures that were close to triple digits, hundreds of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County residents came out Saturday for the police department’s sixth annual Fishing Tournament and back-...

Wastewater Utility accepts bids for sewer rehab projects

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

Low bids on two sewer rehabilitation projects were accepted by Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility with work expected to begin in the next month, according to officials.

Vernon J. Williams with...