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Reported crime down again in Pine Bluff

Mar 03, 2015 5:03pm

Reported crimes in Pine Bluff declined for the 14th straight month in February, but Police Chief Jeff Hubanks said Tuesday he thinks the city is “reaching a plateau” with the numbers.



May says downtown building collapse needs to be dealt with

Mar 03, 2015 5:03pm

The former chief executive officer of Simmons First National Corp. said Tuesday the collapse of several buildings in the downtown area “is a huge problem.”

Speaking at the monthly Coffee...

Freshman Shaddy shines as Hogs sweep

Mar 03, 2015 4:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn didn’t tell Carson Shaddy of his plans to start the freshman until about 20 minutes before first pitch.

Good call, skip.

Shaddy went 3 for...

Corporate greed caught in net

Mar 03, 2015 4:03pm

Last week the Federal Communications Commission did the right thing in its vote to preserve net neutrality. In its Open Internet Order, the FCC helped to determine an important aspect of Internet...


Police seeking robbery suspect

Mar 03, 2015 3:03pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a man accused of robbing a convenience store on East Harding Avenue.

According to a press release from Officer Richard Wegner, James Dixson...

Pine Bluff woman pleads guilty in fraud conspiracy case

Mar 03, 2015 2:03pm

A Pine Bluff woman pleaded guilty last week to a conspiracy to commit fraud charge in connection with a credit repair scheme.

Sherrye Lajoyce Mance was one of two women charged in an eight-...


Ceremony Adds a Nice Ring to It

Mar 03, 2015 7:03am

Pine Bluff High football players and their families, as well as other supporters, gathered at the Pine Bluff Convention Center ballroom Monday for the team’s 6A state championship ceremony. (...

Billies get over 4A South hump

Mar 03, 2015 12:03am

MONTICELLO — The third time was the charm for Wayne Sherrer and his Monticello Billies.

“We came out with a lot of energy,” Sherrer said. “The one down at (Hamburg) stung them. They wanted...


Love’s tip-in rescues Lions in home finale

Mar 03, 2015 12:03am

As T.J. Handley’s three-point attempt rimmed out it appeared as though Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Jackson State were heading to overtime, but out of nowhere came the long arm of Jovaughn Love.


Arkansas baseball sweeps doubleheader

Mar 02, 2015 11:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE — The snow was visible on top of the visiting dugout, on the hill beyond the outfield wall and all over the seats and walkways down the first base and right field line.