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Digest for 05-06-15

May 05, 2015 11:05pm


Hardwrick makes All-SWAC First team

Arkansas-Pine Bluff softball’s Jasmine Hardwrick earned First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors, announced Tuesday by the...

Marjorie Griffin

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

Marjorie Ellen Cook Griffin, 91, of Pine Bluff passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Trinity Village Medical Center.

Born Nov. 1, 1923, in Fornfelt, Mo. (now Scott City, Mo.), she was the...

Marvin McKinzie

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

RISON — Marvin Eugene McKinzie, 74, of Rison, Ark., died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Mr. McKinzie was born Feb. 3, 1941, in Rison, a son of Iantha Kimbrell Roberts and the late Elmer McKinzie. In...

Maurice Jackson

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

Mr. Maurice A. Jackson, 22, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015. Funeral services will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Betty Higman

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

BALTIMORE, Md. — Betty Higman, 84, a longtime Pine Bluff resident, died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Baltimore, Md., where she had resided for the past three years.

Born as Mary Elizabeth Foster...

Ivy Center students complete web design project

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

The Ivy Center for Education Web Design Workshop concluded April 28 with strong participation from the students.

The Web Design and Logo Project was made possible through grants from...

UAPB 1890 Wellness Run/Walk promotes healthy living

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

Runners, joggers and walkers recently congregated around the W.E. O’Bryant Bell Tower at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff as the university hosted the 1890 Day Wellness Walk/Run and Health...

Dollarway Does it Again: Cardinals first in 4 events to keep 4A crown; Jefferson wins, too

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

HEBER SPRINGS — Anchored by its sprinters, the Dollarway boys track team earned a second consecutive 4A state championship on Tuesday.

This one was even more impressive than last season’s...

Zebras counting on high finishes, outside help to win 6A

May 05, 2015 11:05pm

Pine Bluff track and field coach Laydell Jordan believes his team can win the 6A state meet at Lake Hamilton on Thursday, but on a realistic level, it might be asking a lot.

“If we do what...


Sheridan’s Reward: Jackets come back to beat Zebras, earn state-tourney bye

May 05, 2015 8:05pm

SHERIDAN — For all intents and purposes, finishing second in the 6A-South Conference is just as good as winning it.

Bragging rights aside, the top two teams in the only exclusively 6A-based...