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Annual Police Fishing Derby draws large crowd

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

Despite temperatures that were close to triple digits, hundreds of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County residents came out Saturday for the police department’s sixth annual Fishing Tournament and back-...

Wastewater Utility accepts bids for sewer rehab projects

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

Low bids on two sewer rehabilitation projects were accepted by Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility with work expected to begin in the next month, according to officials.

Vernon J. Williams with...

Security for park events discussed

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

The Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Commission Monday discussed how best to ensure public safety during events inside city park facilities rented by members of the public.

Parks Athletic...


Design plans released for planned Fort Smith medical school

Aug 25, 2014 5:08pm

FORT SMITH — Site designs and floor plans for a proposed medical college in Fort Smith show how the 200-acre campus will look.

The plans show schematics for all three floors and how the...

Police arrest one on drug charges after serving search warrant

Aug 25, 2014 5:08pm

An investigation into alleged drug activity on the east side of Pine Bluff Friday afternoon led to the arrest of one man on multiple charges.

Cleo Darrough, 27, who is currently on parole,...

Cash only bond set in alleged rape

Aug 25, 2014 5:08pm

A $25,000 cash only bond was set Monday for a man who allegedly raped a woman he had formerly dated.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after ruling prosecutors had...

Man linked to attempted murder arrested

Aug 25, 2014 6:08pm

A police investigation that began in late June when a man reported that he had been kidnapped, shot twice, beaten with a gun and hit with a vehicle has resulted in the arrest of one of three...


Repairs ‘critical’ at Arkansas River lock and dams

Aug 25, 2014 5:08pm

BARLING — The James W. Trimble Lock and Dam is the most used lock on the 447-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for commercial purposes, but that hasn’t kept “Lock 13” from...


Police seek two on separate theft allegations

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating two people wanted for thefts in separate incidents.

According to a news release from police, David A. Miller, 34, whose last known address...


Ross proposes income tax exemption for veterans

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Ross on Monday outlined a package of proposals to aid Arkansas veterans, including an income-tax exemption for military retirement pay.