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State Champs

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

The White Hall 14 and under all-star team won the South Arkansas state tournament on July 12 after defeating Union County 5-3 in eight innings in the championship game. The team travels to Weimar...

Disaster declarations include SEA counties

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Ten Arkansas counties have been received federal declarations following storms and several Southeast Arkansas counties near those regions will also be eligible for aid.

U.S. Secretary of...


Boozman’s office goes mobile

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Callie Travis, left, and William “Ty” Davis were representing U.S. Sen. John Boozman’s office Wednesday with a mobile unit set up at Jefferson Comprehensive Care in Pine Bluff.

Travis, who...

Students wishing to transfer out of distressed schools face July 30 deadline

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Jefferson County students looking to transfer from a school in academic distress face a deadline of July 30 to submit a request.

The Arkansas Department of Education considers a school in...

Sesame Club concludes year’s theme at recent meeting

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

The recent meeting of the Sesame Club was held at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The meeting was called to order by the president, Bonnie McClure. Twenty members responded to roll call. The...

Clerk’s office halts passport applications

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office won’t be processing passport applications from July 25 to Aug. 20.

Residents are asked to visit the Postal Service at Eighth Avenue and Main Street for...


Crossett native to present book review at First Baptist Church

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

“The Southerner’s Handbook, A guide to Living the Good Life” by the editors of Garden & Gun, will be reviewed by Patsy Roberts of Crossett at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26 in the fellowship hall...

Food program ends

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Eternal Grace Summer Foods Program, 1605 Brentwood, participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program at 32 School St. June 9-21 and 29th Avenue and Cedar Street June...

PB summer school teachers looking for revised pay schedule, board hears

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Pine Bluff teachers who taught summer school classes wished they had been paid sooner rather than having to wait an extra week for the standard pay period, according to the head of the local...


UAPB awards Hampton scholarship

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Sharon D. Hampton of Little Rock was recently awarded a Transfer Student Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Hampton transferred from Pulaski Technical College where...