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McDonald’s protesters call for higher wages, right to unionize

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — About 15 protesters, several of them McDonald’s employees, staged a protest on the sidewalk in front of a McDonald’s restaurant in Little Rock on Friday to call for higher wages and...

Proposed changes to private option released for public comment

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — State officials on Friday released for public comment a proposal to make changes to the so-called private option, Arkansas’ version of Medicaid expansion.

The proposed changes...

Jones hoping to turn around Lady Cardinals program

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

James Jones led the Dollarway boys’ junior high basketball team to a runner-up finish in the district tournament in 2003 — his first year with the program.

This school year, he will take...


Pine Bluff resident leaves behind lasting legacy

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

James Danaher lived a long life devoted to hard work done to achieve ambitious goals, according to those who knew him.

Danaher, 92, of Pine Bluff, died July 26 and leaves behind a tangible...

Police seeking info on hit-and-run vehicle, driver

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a vehicle that left the scene after hitting a gate early Thursday morning at Welch Motor Company at 2505 S. Olive St., damaging three new vehicles...


Multiple vehicles vandalized in southeast Pine Bluff

Aug 01, 2014 5:08pm

A number of vehicles were vandalized in the Broadmoor area late Thursday night or early Friday morning, according to police.

Officer Richard Wegner said multiple officers were sent to the...


Cash-only bond set in alleged robbery

Aug 01, 2014 5:08pm

A $25,000 cash-only bond was set Friday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly robbed another man in mid-July.

Prosecutors have probable cause to charge Cedric Pitts, 33, with aggravated...


Alleged disturbance at Altheimer leads to arrest

Aug 01, 2014 5:08pm

A report of a disturbance Wednesday afternoon at Altheimer resulted in the arrest of one man who allegedly hit another man in the head with a baseball bat.

Charles Turner, 45, was taken...

Share-A-Prayer to open pantry Wednesday

Aug 01, 2014 4:08pm

Share-A-Prayer and Word Church Fellowship, 4019 S. Main St., will open its food pantry from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, until all food is gone.

Food will be handed out on a first come, first...


PB man allegedly admitted threatening to kill two people

Aug 01, 2014 3:08pm

A Pine Bluff man who allegedly threatened to kill two people after a dispute about a cell phone allegedly admitting making the threats when questioned by police.

C .C. Mixon, 20, also...