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Reported disturbance leads to alleged burglary arrest

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

A reported disturbance at a house in central Pine Bluff Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly broke in through a door and struck one of the occupants with a baseball bat....

Dedication scheduled for renovated Salvation Army gym

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

The official dedication and opening of the newly renovated gymnasium at the Salvation Army on East 12th Avenue has been scheduled for next week.

Captain David Leonard said a ribbon will be...


Former PB resident leaves minority health post, joins Houston agency

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

Idonia L. Trotter, executive director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, will leave the agency Sept. 19 to lead a Houston-based program.

Trotter, formerly of Pine Bluff, has been...

EPA grant to be used to improve water quality, infrastructure

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded approximately $9.2 million to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission for projects such as replacing sewer lines, improving wastewater...

Tyson Foods completes merger with Hillshire Brands

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Thursday it has completed its $8.55 billion merger with The Hillshire Brands Company based in Chicago.

The merger creates a single company...

Simmons declares dividend

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

Simmons First National Corporation’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.22 per share quarterly cash dividend payable Oct. 1 to shareholders of record Sept. 15. This dividend represents a $0....

Three-Ring Circus celebrates 20 years

Aug 28, 2014 11:08pm

The Harbor Oaks Ladies Golf Association celebrated 20 years of a special tournament called the Three-Ring Circus on Aug. 20.

DeDe Foster began the tournament in 1994 at the Rosswood Country...

ASU announces 2014 summer graduates

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

Arkansas State University’s 2014 summer commencement ceremony Aug. 8 included residents from Southeast Arkansas listed by hometowns and degrees:

Dewitt — Ryan Rachel Moritz, Bachelor of...

DST accepting applications for Delta Academy, G.E.M.S.

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is currently accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Delta Academy and G.E.M.S. (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully)...

IP-Evergreen retirees to meet

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.

The guest speaker will be Lou...