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Monticello, Siemens apparently headed to court

May 01, 2015 10:05pm

While the city of Monticello and Siemens Industry Inc. were attempting to resolve a dispute over a $10 million water project, Siemens filed a lawsuit against the city demanding that it allow the...


Easter Seals honors Pine Bluff businesswoman

May 01, 2015 10:05pm

At Friday’s Easter Seals Arkansas annual gala, Sissy Jones, founder of Sissy’s Log Cabin jewelry and a resident of Pine Bluff, was named Arkansan of the Year.

Jones was honored with a VIP...


Wildcats roll over Bobcats on senior day

May 01, 2015 9:05pm

Friday’s game against Hope was just what the doctor ordered for the Watson Chapel Wildcats, coming off the difficult loss to their cross-town rivals.

“Yes, it surely was,” Watson Chapel...

Did Lions do enough: UAPB looking into contingency plan, but hoping for Panther help

May 01, 2015 9:05pm

Depending on how things shake out in Prairie View, Texas, this could be an incredibly long weekend for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff baseball team. If things fall into place, though, the Golden Lions...

Felony charges filed

May 01, 2015 9:05pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...


PBHS alumnae trying to make a difference for future graduates

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

Two former Pine Bluff High School students are trying to make a difference for their alma mater.

Ashley Gragg and Ajia Richardson have created the A-Plus Outreach Scholarship Fund for Pine...

Track Roundup: Watson Chapel’s Jackson victorious in high jump

May 01, 2015 11:05pm

HOT SPRINGS — A battle of sophomores in the 5A girls high jump has brewed.

Yasmin Jackson gave Watson Chapel its only event victory Thursday in the 5A-South Conference meet, defeating...


Music on Main

May 01, 2015 9:05pm

Local artists On Call Band perform at Music on Main on Friday. Music on Main is a outdoor concert series sponsored by the Pine Bluff Downtown Special Events Organization. The main objective of...

Be cautious when helping with international disasters, AG says

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

A recent report in ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans will continue that trend by helping those in Nepal who are...


Shoffner’s lawyer objects to recommended sentencing range

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — An attorney for former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner on Friday filed an objection to a pre-sentencing report that recommends Shoffner’s sentencing range be 15 years and eight...