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UAM’s Braddock named Tomko Award semifinalist

Apr 22, 2015 4:04pm

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello senior baseball player Austin Braddock has been selected as one of 32 semifinalists for the 2015 Brett Tomko Award presented by D2 Baseball News.

The Tomko...


PB pastor to speak for Founder’s Sunrise Service

Apr 22, 2015 4:04pm

The Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff, will be the speaker for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s annual Sunrise Service for the 142nd...

Arsenal announces vetting policy changes

Apr 22, 2015 5:04pm

The Pine Bluff Arsenal is announcing its vetting program for visitors to gain access to the facility. The program has been in effect since June 30, 2014.

The access policy requires all...


Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club selected to participate in technology pilot program

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County is one of eight other such clubs in the nation that have been selected by the Verizon Foundation to participate in a pilot program.

The Verizon...

County 4-H Club offering summer children’s learning opportunities

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

The Jefferson County 4-H program will conduct a variety of educational activities that will offer county youths ages 5 to 19 an opportunity for summer learning in a safe, fun and informal...


Head Start educator to retire after 36 years

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

A celebration will be held for Delores Ann Harris, a Pine Bluff Head Start teacher who is retiring after 36 years. The formal event will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Pine Bluff...

UAM board names new members, officers

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Foundation Fund Board of Directors recently announced new members and elected officers.

New members are Harrell Wilson of Rison; Randy Risher of...

McGehee man killed in Tuesday accident

Apr 22, 2015 1:04pm

A McGehee man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday morning on Arkansas Highway 278 in Desha County.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, James Reeves,...

Dermott Rams Band wins awards

Apr 22, 2015 1:04pm

The Dermott Rams Band students received 10 excellent ratings and six superior ratings in the Region III Solo and Ensemble contest Friday, April 17, at Star City High School.

Sixteen of the...


Manslaughter charges filed in fatal dog attack

Apr 22, 2015 2:04pm

Felony manslaughter charges have been filed against the owner of a group of pit bull terriers who attacked a man March 21, resulting in the man’s death.

Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter...