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Teenager arrested in alleged burglary

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Pine Bluff teenager was arrested Friday after he allegedly stayed inside a business after it closed and filled a garbage sack with candy and chips.

Jason Sowers, 18, allegedly hid inside...


SEARK hosts preview day, awards scholarships

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Students from area schools visited Southeast Arkansas College recently for college preview days. Schools and participants were:

Star City High School — Harlin Aldridge, Nash Branson, Dakota...

Dermott prison celebrates 25th anniversary

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

DERMOTT — The Arkansas Department of Correction’s Delta Regional Unit celebrated its 25th anniversary Monday, May 4. This is also National Correctional Officers, Nurses and Teachers Week.



Mississippi woman arrested on drug-related charges

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Mississippi woman who had allegedly approached several truck drivers Saturday morning at The Big Red Travel Plaza in White Hall was arrested on drug-related charges.

Misha Vaughn, 36, was...


Former PB resident receives Fulbright award

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Jameca Woody Falconer, Ph.D., formerly of Pine Bluff, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant in public/global health to lecture and train at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus...

Jefferson County officials proclaim historic preservation month

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

Jefferson County Judge Dutch King, Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and Redfield Mayor Harmon Carter are among 118 officials in 62 counties who have declared May as Historic Preservation Month...

Letter carriers to collect food donations Saturday

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service will collect food donations as they deliver the mail Saturday during the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the Arkansas Foodbank said Monday...

White Hall Noon Lions Club to meet

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

The White Hall Noon Lions Club will meet at noon Thursday, May 7, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall. Barbie Parsley will give updates on the James “Jitters” Morgan Community Center and the Crenshaw...

State revenues for April up from last year, above forecast

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas revenues for April were up 9.4 percent compared to a year ago and 15.2 percent above forecast, the state’s fiscal office said Monday.

Net available general revenues...

Report: Hunter apologizes for, explains Mayweather tweet

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

There is a reason Floyd Mayweather was booed during his “Fight of the Century” against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, and many quickly cite Mayweather’s history with domestic violence.