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Digest for 05-23-15

May 22, 2015 11:05pm


Local Walmart to host benefit golf tournament

Walmart Market No. 327 is hosting its third annual Benefit Golf Tournament on June 6 from noon-4 p.m. at Harbor Oaks.


Jean Atwood

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

Jean Moore Atwood, 94, of Pine Bluff died Thursday, May 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

Thomas Johnson

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

LAKE VILLAGE — Thomas James (“T.J.”) Johnson, 90, of Lake Village, Ark., passed away May 16, 2015, at Chicot Memorial Hospital.

Born to the late Author Johnson and Lula McJoy.


George Lawson

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

STAR CITY — George Lawson, 67, of Star City, Ark., died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 8, 1947, in Pine Bluff to the late Walter and Dorothy...

Robert Adams

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

Robert Jay Adams, 65, of Pine Bluff died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born April 4, 1950, in Peoria, Ill., a son of the late Robert James and Julia...

Maurice Cross

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

DALLAS, Texas — Mr. Maurice Jarell Cross, 32, of Dallas, Texas, passed Friday, May 15, 2015.

He was born in Pine Bluff, Ark., to Maurice Cross of Dallas, Texas, and Bonnie S. Murray Johnson...

Zuber’s save earns Red Wolves semifinal date

May 22, 2015 9:05pm

TROY, Ala. — Tyler Zuber of White Hall worked the final 1 2/3 innings of scoreless ball to help eighth-seeded Arkansas State advance to the Sun Belt Conference tournament semifinals with a 6-2 win...

Pine Bluff School Board to include all seven directors in search for superintendent

May 22, 2015 9:05pm

The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved a motion Friday to include all seven board members in a national search for the district’s next superintendent.

This action came one day...

Gould to celebrate 40th reunion

May 22, 2015 8:05pm

The 40th anniversary of the Gould reunion is being celebrated this weekend.

At 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, there will be a parade in Gould followed by a picnic at 11 a.m. at the Arkansas Post...

DuBocage Chapter hears about library services

May 22, 2015 8:05pm

Michael Sawyer was the recent guest at the DuBocage Chapter of American Business Woman Association’s monthly meeting at Pine Bluff Country Club.

Sawyer is director of the Pine Bluff/...