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Smothers cleared in burglary

Oct 31, 2014 8:10pm

A man who was announced as a suspect in a burglary earlier this week has been cleared by police.

Chad Michael Smothers, 38, was announced as a suspect in a commercial burglary Tuesday at R...


Large crown attends annual police Fall Festival

Oct 31, 2014 7:10pm

Several hundred youngsters turned out Friday night at the Pine Bluff Convention Center for the fifth annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Pine Bluff Police Department.

“I come every year...

Synthetic drugs becoming serious problem, experts say

Oct 31, 2014 7:10pm

The presence of so-called designer drugs is increasing in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County and law enforcement, prosecutors and medical professionals say the drugs pose serious dangers to users....


Clothing store Preppy Chicks opens at mall

Oct 31, 2014 7:10pm

The Pines mall welcomed a new store in October called Preppy Chicks $1 Jewelry and More.

Terence Mitchner and Tonya Mitchner are managers of the store, which opened on Oct. 4.


Jefferson County Road and Recycling Report

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Oct. 17

— Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Old Dollarway Road with hot mix.

— Set Up...

Apparently fraudulent voter registration card spurs investigation

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

The issuance of an apparently fraudulent voter registration card is causing state officials to investigate its origin and the possibility of fraud.

Pine Bluff resident Douglas F. Smith says...


Quorum committees face light agenda Tuesday

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

Only two items are scheduled to be discussed Tuesday when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Quorum Courtroom.

A proposed $6,500 appropriation...


Ordinance to add police lieutenant to be considered by council

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

A proposed ordinance that would add one lieutenant position to the Pine Bluff Police Department is scheduled to be read for the first time Monday night at the meeting of the Pine Bluff City...

Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 31st Breeders’ Cup

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm


Santa Anita Park Saturday, November 1, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Best Bet: Race 6 Judy the Beauty Best Long Shot: Race 1 Cool Comfort

No. Horse...

Mayor, city council announce Listening Tour

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has announced a Listening Tour.

The tour is intended to gather information concerning the city’s strengths and weaknesses and to focus on future priorities,...