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Bond set in alleged domestic incident

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

A $10,000 bond was set Wednesday for a man who allegedly pushed his pregnant girlfriend out of a moving vehicle Monday.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after...

Unemployment rate rises in Pine Bluff area

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

Pine Bluff’s unemployment rate in July rose to 11.6 percent from a 10.7 percent mark in June, according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

Pine Bluff had the second highest...


New county recycling center opens for business

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

After months of planning and renovation work, the new Jefferson County E-Waste and Recycling Center has opened its doors to the public.

Located behind Pope Furniture Co. on East Harding...

Recording confirms Soffer’s account of alleged FOIA violation

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

A tape recording of an executive session of the Jefferson County Election Commission Monday night confirms statements by one of its members that the session appears to have violated the Arkansas...

Cotton Field Day could change production practices

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

KEISER – A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.

Arkansas farmers harvested 305,...

AG sues ID card maker

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit Tuesday against the makers of identification cards that are advertised as being “legally issued” or “required by...

AG: Be careful of ‘secret shopper’ offers

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Few consumers would turn away the opportunity to get paid to go shopping at department stores or dine at fine restaurants. That’s why it’s fairly common for consumers to fall victim...

Arkansas gets $100,000 for water quality testing

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

WASHINGTON - The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will use a $100,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to analyze chemicals found in the state’s rivers, lakes and...


UAPB graduate, colonel retires

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

Army Reserve Col. Lynn Barden has retired from the U.S. Army Reserve after serving honorably for 34 years.

He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he earned...

UAM’s McGehee campus to offer nature nights

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

“Nature Nights,” noncredit community education courses in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be offered September through December at the University of Arkansas at...