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PB police plan Easter egg hunt Friday

Mar 31, 2015 8:03pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department will present an Easter egg hunt from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the southeast corner of the Pine Bluff Civic Center, Eighth Avenue and State Street.


Police seek robbery suspect

Mar 31, 2015 8:03pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in identifying a suspect involved in at least one attempted robbery Monday night and possibly two.

Sgt. David De Foor said a black male wearing a black...

Early voting in White Hall millage election begins Tuesday

Mar 31, 2015 8:03pm

Early voting will begin Tuesday during regular office hours at the Jefferson County Courthouse for voters in the White Hall School District, which is seeking a 5.7 mill tax increase to finance new...


Lady Yellowjackets fall in title game rematch

Mar 31, 2015 10:03pm

BENTON — First-year head coach Tamara Strawn knows that the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets could experience some peaks and valleys as they get accustomed to her.

“I think any kind of change is...

Parole Board recommends clemency for man convicted of murder

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Parole Board said Tuesday it has recommended executive clemency for a man who was convicted of first-degree murder in Logan County 26 years ago.

The board said it...


NAACP calls for Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett to resign

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

The local chapter of the NAACP asked Tuesday for Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett to resign over a Facebook exchange he had with a former Pine Bluff resident that included the word “coon.” Brumett...

UAPB softball hopeful to open home slate

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

In anticipation of inclement weather entering Southeast Arkansas on Wednesday, the Arkansas-Pine Bluff baseball team postponed its home game against Alcorn State.

The UAPB softball team,...


Pitcher of the Week: Estep’s two victories earn him SWAC award

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

Blake Estep made the SWAC’s Pitcher of the Week decision quite easy.

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff junior earned a win over a top-25 team midweek and then threw a complete game at the weekend to...


Special judge named in case against county clerk, any possible case against sheriff

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday named a special judge to hear the case of Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Johnson, who was charged with multiple felonies last week, as well as any potential...

AG certifies proposal to add sexual orientation to civil rights law

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday certified the wording of a proposed initiated act that would amend the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to prohibit discrimination based...