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Lady Bugs start to separate from 8-3A pack

Jan 30, 2015 8:01pm

FORDYCE — Ronald Smead has a quartet of four-year starters on his Fordyce team, and it’s that experience that’s separating the Lady Bugs from the rest of the 8-3A Conference.

“I think all...

Mary Smith

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

Mary Lee Bridges Smith, age 80, of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, January 29, 2015. Born September 8, 1934 in Lake Providence, La., she was a daughter of the late Wilburn Bridges and Hattie Bell Kelly...

Thelma Rucker

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

GOULD - Thelma Briggs Rucker, 96, of Gould, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Davis Rehabilitation Center in Pine Bluff, Ark. Born October 11, 1918 in Gould, she was the daughter of the late...

Percy Williams

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

DUMAS - Mr. Percy Williams, 75 of Dumas died January 14, 2015 at VA Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. He was born August 1,1939 to the late Matthew Williams and Ruthie Moore in Dumas.


Fannie Turner

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

STAR CITY - Fannie M. Turner, 83 of Star City died Thursday. She was born April 24, 1931 in Star City to the late Oscar and Jennie Leonard Carter.

Also preceding her in death were her...

Jacqueline Long

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK - Mrs. Jacqueline Long, 53 of Little Rock, Ark. died January 28, 2015 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. She was born February 21, 1961. Arrangements are incomplete and will be...

Willard Evans

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

Willard “Pap” Evans, 102, of Pine Bluff, passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015. Born April 23, 1912 at Hazelhurst, Miss.,

he was a son of the late Robert and Ida Evans.

Mr. Evans...

Robert Clark

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

VAN BUREN - Robert McDowell Clark age 64, of Van Buren, Ark. formerly of Warren, Ark. died Wednesday.

He is survived by two sisters Julia Clark Ferrell of Warren, and Louise Clark Foyil and...

Jefferson County Road Department and recycling report

Jan 30, 2015 7:01pm

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Jan. 23

* Culvert Crew: Cleaned out culvert on Old Warren Road.

* Set Up Crew: Built...


City expands barricades around former Band Museum building

Jan 30, 2015 5:01pm

Pine Bluff officials expanded barricades Friday to keep people away from the vacant Band Museum building, a day after its roof collapsed.

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Chief Shauwn...