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Doctor sentenced for photographing patients nude

May 06, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A former Paragould doctor was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for secretly taking nude photographs of female patients.

Dr. Paul Becton, 69, pleaded guilty in...


Pine Bluff man gives back by giving art

May 06, 2015 6:05pm

Harold Goodlow Jr. has found a way to beautify the community and earn an income at the same time.

Not that he is in it just for the money, Goodlow is quick to point out.

“I’ve always...


Cousins to continue tradition at UAPB commencement

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

For cousins Cornovious “CJ” Branch Jr. and Tara A. Branch, completing an education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a celebration of a family tradition.

During commencement,...

Camden Road Homemakers learn spa treatment tips

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

The Camden Road Homemakers Club learned how to create their own home spa experience at their April meeting.

The group learned that much of the same body, mind and spirit renewal that are...

Ballroom dancing set for Saturday

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

The Pine Bluff Ballroom Dance Club will hold its monthly dance beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at Central Presbyterian Church, 6300 Trinity Drive.

Admission is $11 for non-members and $8 for...

Share a Prayer to open pantry May 12

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

The food pantry at Share-A-Prayer and Word Church, 4019 S. Main St., will be open Tuesday, May 12, from 1 p.m. until the food is gone.

Food will be given away on a first come, first served...

Bond set in alleged forgery

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

A $15,000 bond was set Wednesday for a man who allegedly forged payroll checks that other people cashed.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors had...

Teen issues to be topic at event

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

King’s Highway Baptist Church, 2312 W. Fluker Ave., will host guest speakers discussing issues among youth. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the fellowship hall.


ACC fielding applicants to lead program for demolishing condemned buildings

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

Arkansas Community Correction is preparing to interview applicants for a position to oversee prisoners in removing dilapidated buildings in Pine Bluff.

Arkansas Community Correction Chief...

UAM to hold commencement May 8

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold commencement Friday, May 8, at Steelman Fieldhouse.

At 10 a.m. master’s degrees will be awarded in fine arts and education as well as...