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Hutchinson says economic growth possible for Arkansas Delta

Jul 30, 2014 6:07pm

The Republican Party’s candidate for governor said Wednesday he sees an opportunity for economic growth in the delta.

“One of the foundations of the Delta is the agricultural economy,” Asa...

Back 2 School Bash set Saturday

Jul 30, 2014 4:07pm

Bethel New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and the Fill the Gap Coalition will host a free Back 2 School Bash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at God’s Way Fellowship, 1601 Commerce Road.


Mays reappointed to advisory council

Jul 30, 2014 4:07pm

Fourth Ward Alderman Steven Mays of Pine Bluff has been re-appointed to the Arkansas Municipal League’s Advisory Council for Large First Cities for 2014-2015.

Mays has been an active member...

AG offers tips to handle unwanted solicitors

Jul 30, 2014 4:07pm

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert Wednesday to make consumers aware of their rights when dealing with solicitors and to help them avoid being scammed or...


Texas student earns UAPB scholarship

Jul 30, 2014 3:07pm

Ahmaree Williams, a 2014 graduate of Blue Springs South High School in Mansfield, Texas, recently received a University Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.



Cash-only bond set in alleged assault

Jul 30, 2014 2:07pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Wednesday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly fired shots at three people in a car Monday.

Prosecutors had probable cause to charge Michael Rogers, 33, with...

PAT plans Monday meetings

Jul 30, 2014 2:07pm

The Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative’s Parents as Teachers will hold its monthly group meetings at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic...

Pine Bluff Art League to hear program on face painting

Jul 30, 2014 11:07am

Pine Bluff artist, Christie Baugh, will be the guest speaker for the meeting of the Pine Bluff Art League to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 in the A&B meeting room at the Donald W....

FBC seniors visit Presidential Library and Museum at LR

Jul 30, 2014 11:07am

On a beautiful, early summer morning, the seniors from First Baptist Church made their way to Little Rock to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum to see the Dale Patrick Chihuly...

Newby re-appointed to Board of Sanitarians

Jul 30, 2014 10:07am

Derrick Newby Sr. was reappointed to the Arkansas State Board of Sanitarians July 17 by Gov. Mike Beebe. He was sworn in July 22 by Jefferson County Judge Dutch King in his office.