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High expectations for Bears, Branch

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

WOODLAWN — For the first time in five years, the Woodlawn Bears are dealing with something they are definitely not used to — high expectations.

“Around here, that normally is not what it is...

Ricebirds under new leadership

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

STUTTGART — As one of the four schools in the Southeast Arkansas area to hire a new head football coach over the offseason, the Stuttgart Ricebirds have a lot to prove after a down season last...

Incorporations 8-23-14

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am


T.L.J. LLC was incorporated by Stanley M. Sweeney, 579 Bradley 71, Hermitage, Aug. 6.


Bucksnort Inc. was incorporated by Stephen Dane Smith, 45 Dallas 125,...

Bankruptcies 8-23-14

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am


Deborah Robinson, P.O. Box 344, Humphrey; filed Chapter 13 Aug. 8.

Connie Hutchins-Davis, 47 Watson-Fisher Road, DeWitt; filed Chapter 13 Aug. 8.

Marcus William Kizer...


Pet of the Week — Snow

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Snow is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week. He’s a male Lab/mixed, about 6 to 8 months old. He’s a loving and gentle soul.

Meet Snow at Pine Bluff Animal Control, 901 N. Haverty...


Kosmitis joins Bridges law firm

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Alexandra Kosmitis has recently become an associate attorney with the law firm of Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC of Pine Bluff.

A 2006 graduate of Pine Bluff High School, Kosmitis...

Health care law tricky subject for Cotton, Pryor

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

LITTLE ROCK — Recent developments in Arkansas’ U.S. Senate race illustrate what a tricky subject the federal Affordable Care Act is for both the Democratic and the Republican candidates to discuss...


With schools back in session, drivers are reminded to be careful

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

As students return to the classroom, educators are reminding motorists to obey traffic laws aimed at protecting them around school buses and school buildings.

Many Jefferson County school...


Pine Bluff High rewards high-achievers with tablet computers

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

About 300 Pine Bluff High School students who scored at a proficient or advanced level on the end-of-course exam received a tablet computer in recognition of their achievement Friday.



School board candidates interest in students, educators

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

People running for school board seats in the Dollarway, Pine Bluff and Watson Chapel districts stressed their concern for children and teachers during a forum organized by the Arkansas Community...