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Fire destroys home on Ridgway Road

Mar 05, 2015 3:03pm

A house in the 1700 block of Ridgway Road was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Chief Shauwn...

Updated state basketball playoff schedules

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

** Updated to reflect games in 6A have been pushed back to Saturday start **

NOTES: Games are listed in bracket order. Championship games will be played in Bank of the Ozarks Arena, Hot...

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Reddin to lead Simmons Bank private banking group

Mar 04, 2015 10:03pm

Simmons Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simmons First National Corp., announced Thursday the addition of Matt Reddin as president of the Private Banking Group within Simmons Bank, according to...

Fire department issues safety reminders as Daylight Saving Time nears

Mar 04, 2015 8:03pm

As Daylight Saving Time approaches at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department has issued a safety reminder checklist to complete while moving clocks up an...

Digest for 03-05-15

Mar 04, 2015 8:03pm

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Manning to return, take pay cut

Peyton Manning will play an 18th NFL season on a reduced salary in 2015, agreeing to a $4 million cut with the Denver Broncos.

ESPN...

Panel backs bills to revamp lottery scholarships, allow consolidation waivers

Mar 04, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Bills to lower lottery-funded scholarship amounts for college freshmen and allow some school districts with dwindling enrollment to avoid consolidation cleared the House Education...

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Panel endorses bills on military monuments, constitutional convention

Mar 04, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Bills on banning changes to military monuments and convening the states to amend the U.S. Constitution advanced out of a House committee Wednesday.

The House State Agencies...

Senate approves bill to block state-run insurance exchange

Mar 04, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate voted Wednesday to approve a bill that would bar Arkansas from creating a state-run insurance exchange, at least for now.

Also Wednesday, the House...

Community 03-04-15

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

Parks and Rec announces softball tournament

Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation’s Preseason Men’s and Women’s Softball Tournament will be April 11-12.

Teams are guaranteed two games with...

Charles Ritchie Jr.

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

Charles Allen Ritchie, Jr., 62, of Pine Bluff, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015.

Born, April 5, 1952, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, he was the son of Charles Allen Ritchie, Sr. and the...

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