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Police arrest one man in burglary investigation

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

A reported burglary Saturday at a house in the 1700 block of West 27th Avenue led to the arrest of one man after items allegedly taken in the burglary were found in a shed on his property.



Alleged domestic disturbance ends in arrest

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

A reported disturbance Saturday night on St. Raphael Road resulted in the arrest of one man who allegedly fired a shot inside a house.

Willie Whitiker, 67, was allegedly involved in an...


Atkinson wins city championship in playoff

Jul 21, 2014 9:07pm

Sam Atkinson couldn’t bear to look.

He was certain he’d lost the Pine Bluff City Championship as soon as he hit his second shot on the third hole of a sudden death playoff Sunday at Jaycee...

Report ranks Arkansas 41st in well-being of children

Jul 22, 2014 12:07am

LITTLE ROCK — An annual report ranks Arkansas 41st in the nation in the overall well-being of its children, down from 40th last year, and shows that child poverty has increased in the state,...

Golf a lifelong passion for Johnson duo

Jul 21, 2014 9:07pm

Debbie and Gary Johnson have 112 years of golf experience between them. An impressive number, no doubt, but even more so when you consider they’ve only been alive a combined 129 years.


Police investigate Sunday shooting

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

A Pine Bluff man was shot Sunday night and a police investigation into the incident is continuing.

Christopher Matthews, 23, received a wound to the left ankle and was found lying on the...


Police seeking two in Saturday night robbery

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

Pine Bluff police are continuing their investigation into the alleged robbery of a convenience store Saturday night on North Bryant Street and police are asking for help in locating the two...

Airport applying for grant for Hangar Row

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission is applying for a $200,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics to rebuild a road to the hangar facilities.

Grider Field Airport Manager Doug...

Five cities see value increase, Fort Smith still at top of Arkansas Tech Business Index

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — Fort Smith remains at the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index for the second straight month.

Fort Smith scored a value of 106.99. By comparison, Pine Bluff scored 91.67....

Prosecutor: Motion moot until accused murderer’s competence established

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Marc McCune doesn’t intend to respond to a defense motion seeking to remove him from the Rickey Dale Newman murder case, because the case is...