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Remembering the Civil Rights Movement: the Selma March

Jan 30, 2015 4:01pm

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School students are studying the Civil Rights Movement and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Students walked around city streets Friday to celebrate King leading a...


Smart Auto renovating property

Jan 30, 2015 4:01pm

Smart Auto Group is upgrading one of its properties as part of a long-term plan to improve its services.

Renovation work continues at 3100 Auto Drive in Pine Bluff, the future home of Smart...

City settles Davis-Jones lawsuit

Jan 30, 2015 4:01pm

The city of Pine Bluff has reached a settlement with former Pine Bluff Police Chief Brenda Davis-Jones in her lawsuit against the city for her 2013 firing.

The settlement was worked out in...

Expanded Goodwill location offers retail, career services

Jan 30, 2015 3:01pm

A crowd of about 30 employees and other supporters and officials gathered on a temperate Thursday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the Goodwill’s new location in the Oak Park Village...

Church to host Valentine pageant

Jan 30, 2015 2:01pm

There Is Hope Church of God in Christ, 1003 E. Second Ave., will host a Valentine pageant at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15.

The registration fee is $20. The event will include a talent show,...

Church news 1-30-15

Jan 30, 2015 12:01pm


New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at Cornerstone will observe its 133rd anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Charles Helloms Jr...

Felony charges filed

Jan 30, 2015 6:01am

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...

The Valentine’s Party - Part II - Anticipation running high

Jan 30, 2015 6:01am

Editor’s Note: Brenda Miles, an award-winning columnist from Hot Springs Village, has written a four-part serial about Valentine’s. Part III will appear in next weekend’s newspaper.

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Digest for 01-30-15

Jan 29, 2015 11:01pm


Pickett leads Lady Jacks in overtime

WARREN — Shamiqua Pickett scored 25 points to lead the Warren Lady Lumberjacks to a 46-42 overtime win against the Hamburg Lady Lions....


UAM women bounce back against Ouachita Baptist

Jan 29, 2015 11:01pm

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello Cotton Blossoms bounced back from a road loss to No. 23 Harding in a 73-52 home win against the Ouachita Baptist Lady Tigers inside Steelman Field House on...