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Investigation into business fire ongoing

Jul 09, 2014 2:07pm

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department investigators are trying to determine the cause of an early morning fire on East Harding Avenue that caused significant damage to a business....


Local poet to release debut CD

Jul 09, 2014 1:07pm

John “Potellit” Proctor will release his debut CD entitled, “Thus Says Potellit”, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 11 at the Lil’ Steakhouse, 2221 S. Olive St.

“Thus Says Potellit” is an...


Beebe names new appointee to Game and Fish Commission

Jul 09, 2014 12:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday named Andrew Parker of Little Rock to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Parker, 37, is director of governmental affairs for the Arkansas...


Power outages in Altheimer leave city without water

Jul 09, 2014 6:07pm

Altheimer struggled with power outages that also disrupted the water supply Wednesday after storms felled five trees Tuesday night on Main Street.

By 6 p.m. power had been restored,...

Sheriff’s office identifies deputy involved in shooting

Jul 09, 2014 6:07pm

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy involved in a shooting incident July 5 at a nightclub on the north side of Pine Bluff.

Investigator Randy Jackson,...

Homeschooling meeting set in Rison

Jul 09, 2014 11:07am

The Southeast Arkansas Christian Homeschoolers (SEARCH) at Rison will host an informational meeting on homeschooling.

Area residents who are considering homeschooling are invited to the...

Share-A-Prayer to open pantry Friday

Jul 09, 2014 9:07am

Share-A-Prayer and Word Church Fellowship, 4019 S. Main St., will open its food pantry from 9 a.m. Friday, July 11, until all food is gone.

Food will be handed out on a first come, first...

Floyd Myres

Jul 09, 2014 6:07am

WARREN -Floyd Eugene Myres, age 86, of Warren, AR. died Monday July 7. He was born July 15, 1927, a son of the late Enoch Morgan Myres and Sallie Davidson Myres. Floyd retired from Brown &...

Harold Guild

Jul 09, 2014 6:07am

STAR CITY - Harold T. Guild, 91 of Star City died Sunday at his home. He was born July 23, 1922 in Houston, Texas to the late Andrew William and Flora Thetford Guild.

Survivors include one...

Lisa Scott

Jul 09, 2014 6:07am

RISON - Lisa Evette Scott, age 49, died Friday, July 4, 2014.

Survivors include son Jessie Lunsford of Rison; daughter, Laura Peterson of England, Ark.; mother, Linda Williams of Woodlawn;...