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Missed votes, debate format fuel political attacks

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, traded jabs Tuesday over missing votes and ducking issues in one of the most hotly contested U.S. Senate races...

Authorities arrest 23 in Little Rock drug sweep

Sep 16, 2014 8:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — State and federal law enforcement agencies arrested 23 people — including one from Pine Bluff —Tuesday in connection with an alleged drug trafficking operation based in Little Rock...


Vote postponed on moving some inspection staff under police department

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Pine Bluff City Council declined to hold all three votes Monday on an item that would have brought some building code enforcement functions into the police department.

The item was up...

Pine Bluff-North Little Rock fan information

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

Pine Bluff High School on Tuesday released fan information for Thursday’s game vs. North Little Rock at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

Tickets for the game are $5 each for everyone....

Waste board considering buying Dewitt landfill for Southeast Arkansas use

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District Solid Waste Board is looking into the feasibility of buying a landfill in Dewitt that was formerly owned by a private company and is currently...

Rodeo parade re-routed; Homecoming route under discussion because of collapse

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

The Southeast Arkansas District Livestock and Rodeo Parade will head west down Fifth Street on Thursday, Oct. 2, instead of north on Main Street because of the instability of a partially collapsed...


White Hall High Homecoming Queen to be named Oct. 3

Sep 16, 2014 4:09pm

One of 18 seniors at White Hall High School will be named the 2014 Homecoming Queen on Friday, Oct. 3.

The announcement of the new homecoming queen will take place at the Friday afternoon...

Anderson: No fear in Hornets’ blitz

Sep 16, 2014 4:09pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Ben Anderson welcomes any blitz opponents might throw at him.

He’s seen it often after two games this season, and he’s expecting no different from Alabama...

EPA extends comment period on carbon rule

Sep 16, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency agreed Tuesday to give the public more time to comment on its proposed rule on carbon dioxide emissions for power plants that had been requested by...

Fordyce airport among eight getting $4.1 million in FAA funding

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is providing more than $4.1 million to eight Arkansas airports — including one in Fordyce — for facility upgrades.

“These airport...