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UA adds Wake Forest to schedule

Jul 10, 2014 8:07pm

FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men’s basketball program has added more strength to its 2014-15 nonconference schedule with a home game against Wake Forest.

The Demon Deacons announced the game...


State panel wants review of academic-distress rules for alternative schools

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Education on Thursday approved academic-distress status for 26 Arkansas schools but chose to postpone a decision on six alternative schools, saying accountability...


Magician Craig Diamond pays it forward to local teen

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

Craig Diamond, master magician and headliner at The New Community Pine Bluff Theatre this weekend, arrived in town early with at least one unexpected surprise trick up his sleeve for a local teen...

Striders head to regionals after success in Indiana

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

The Louis Moss Striders track club of Pine Bluff are coming off a successful meet in Bloomington, Indiana, and preparing for USA Track and Field regional meet this weekend in central Arkansas....

Abortion ban violates Supreme Court precedent, opponents argue in filing

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas law that seeks to ban most abortions at 12 weeks or later into a pregnancy violates 40 years of U.S. Supreme Court precedent, opponents of the law argued in a court...

Ballot positions set for school board elections

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

Voters in three of the four school districts in Jefferson County will go to the polls to elect school board members, including four contested positions in the Dollarway district, which had been...


Tourney Town: Babe Ruth, Dixie state playoffs dot city starting Friday

Jul 10, 2014 7:07pm

Outside of hosting a Babe Ruth World Series, Pine Bluff couldn’t have it any better for summertime baseball.

Next year, Babe Ruth Baseball’s national championship for 14-year-olds will be...


After The Storm

Jul 10, 2014 6:07pm

Rex Lloyd saws up a tree that had fallen onto a house owned by Charles Shelton on Ryburn Road near Oakridge Drive, left by a band of thunderstorms that blew through the area Thursday evening....

Fair housing panel sets meetings statewide

Jul 10, 2014 5:07pm

The Arkansas Fair Housing Commission will tour the state to perform an assessment to help address the housing needs of residents.

Town hall meetings in Southeast Arkansas will be held:...

Watson Chapel to debut Chromebooks

Jul 10, 2014 5:07pm

The Watson Chapel School District will introduce Chromebook computers at Edgewood Elementary School and L.L. Owen Elementary School in the upcoming school year, Assistant Superintendent Brenda...