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Police investigate Sunday shooting

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

A Pine Bluff man was shot Sunday night and a police investigation into the incident is continuing.

Christopher Matthews, 23, received a wound to the left ankle and was found lying on the...


Police seeking two in Saturday night robbery

Jul 21, 2014 6:07pm

Pine Bluff police are continuing their investigation into the alleged robbery of a convenience store Saturday night on North Bryant Street and police are asking for help in locating the two...

Airport applying for grant for Hangar Row

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission is applying for a $200,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics to rebuild a road to the hangar facilities.

Grider Field Airport Manager Doug...

Five cities see value increase, Fort Smith still at top of Arkansas Tech Business Index

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — Fort Smith remains at the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index for the second straight month.

Fort Smith scored a value of 106.99. By comparison, Pine Bluff scored 91.67....

Prosecutor: Motion moot until accused murderer’s competence established

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Marc McCune doesn’t intend to respond to a defense motion seeking to remove him from the Rickey Dale Newman murder case, because the case is...

Democratic candidate for state treasurer announces ethics plan

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic candidate for state treasurer Karen Sealy Garcia on Monday unveiled a “code of ethics” she said she would establish for employees of the treasurer’s office and vendors who...

State Board of Corrections OKs leasing space to house prisoners

Jul 21, 2014 5:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Board of Correction on Monday approved an agreement with Pulaski County to begin leasing space in an effort to reduce a backlog of state prisoners in county jails.


Willing Workers EHC members get tips on happiness makeover

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

Willing Workers of White Hall’s Extension Homemakers Club met recently in the meeting room of White Hall Library for its regular meeting.

President Cheri Aronowitz welcomed everyone and...

2 named to Lyon College’s Dean’s List

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

BATESVILLE — Lyon College announced the names of two area students who made the Spring 2014 Dean’s List.

They are Micah Graves of Sheridan and Jason Lochmann of Pine Bluff.


PB woman wins Ms. South Central Amicae contest

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The 85th South Central Regional Zeta Phi Beta Conference was recently held in North Little Rock at the Marriott Hotel.

Amicae Cathy Hunt was in attendance and served as co-marshal for the...