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Ivory pleased with Lions’ improvement

Nov 19, 2014 7:11pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball coach George Ivory said he learned several things about his team from a season-opening trip to Hawaii.

The Golden Lions finished the Outrigger Resorts...

Anti-bullying rally set Saturday

Nov 19, 2014 5:11pm

An anti-bullying rally will be held at The Pines mall cafe court from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The event will address bullying among youth and feature various speakers including Lannette...

Women’s health fair set Saturday

Nov 19, 2014 5:11pm

A women’s health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 800 S. Junipher St.

The Central District Association Women’s Auxiliary...


​Gay marriage opponents rally at Capitol on eve of court hearings

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Opponents of gay marriage rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday, a day before the state Supreme Court and a federal judge are scheduled to hear arguments in separate lawsuits...


State ed board rejects proposed Redfield charter school

Nov 19, 2014 8:11pm

The proposed Redfield Tri-County Charter School’s application was rejected by the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel by a 4-2 vote Wednesday.

Keep Redfield Middle...


Health clinic offers free flu vaccinations

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

Health professionals administered flu vaccinations to hundreds of people at a clinic sponsored by the Jefferson County Health Department on Wednesday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.


PB Housing Authority to host Elderly Celebration

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority will host its ninth annual Elderly Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at the O’Neal Wilson Community Center Hallmark Development.

The event...


Rollover accident

Nov 19, 2014 2:11pm

An Arkansas State Police trooper investigates a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 270 near Stokes Road. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. He said he dozed off briefly,...

Jefferson County Master Gardeners to host Christmas luncheon

Nov 19, 2014 1:11pm

The Jefferson County Master Gardeners will host the annual Christmas potluck luncheon at the monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Waterfront Facility Building in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County...


Cash-only bond set for sex offender on change-of-address allegation

Nov 19, 2014 1:11pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Wednesday for a registered sex offender who allegedly failed to report a change of address to authorities, as required by law.

Jefferson County District...