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Townsend Park names science fair winners

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

Townsend Park Elementary School announces winners of its recent science fair:

Second- and third-grade winners

— Life science — First place Jacion Mitchell, second Alicia Powell,...

PBSD leader apologizes to employees over way they learned about layoffs

Apr 27, 2015 6:04pm

Pine Bluff Interim Superintendent T.C. Wallace Jr. said he apologized Monday to certain employees of the Pine Bluff School District for the manner in which they learned they will lose their jobs...

Corps lifts small craft advisory

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second.

Even though flows have receded...

Police seeking information in 2009 homicide

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

Pine Bluff Police Department detectives are asking for help in solving a 2009 homicide.

On Jan. 16, 2009, Frank Fields, 57, was shot and killed at 4501 W. Barraque St.


Monticello calls school board meeting

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

The Monticello School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the central office board room.

Police to host cleanup April 29

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department quality of life division will host a neighborhood cleanup in the C — or Charlie — section of the city from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 29.


ICVR sets Coffee with the Chiefs

Apr 27, 2015 4:04pm

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration’s Coffee with the Chiefs will be held from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, at First Assembly of God Church, 1002 Ridgway Road.

The scheduled speaker...


Man arrested in Friday morning shooting

Apr 27, 2015 3:04pm

One man was shot and a second arrested after a shooting incident at a convenience store on West 28th Avenue early Friday morning.

Demarcus Hawkins, 23, was taken into custody after he...

WH church sets fish fry fundraiser

Apr 27, 2015 2:04pm

White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., will hold its fish fry fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, May 1.

Meals are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Dinners will include fish...


Optimist Club sets youth banquet for Wednesday

Apr 27, 2015 2:04pm

The Optimist Club of Pine Bluff will host its youth appreciation banquet at noon Wednesday at Harbor Oaks Restaurant.

The speaker will be District 17 state Rep. Vivian Flowers, Democrat, of...