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Former PB resident leaves minority health post, joins Houston agency

Aug 28, 2014 5:08pm

Idonia L. Trotter, executive director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, will leave the agency Sept. 19 to lead a Houston-based program.

Trotter, formerly of Pine Bluff, has been...

EPA grant to be used to improve water quality, infrastructure

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded approximately $9.2 million to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission for projects such as replacing sewer lines, improving wastewater...

Tyson Foods completes merger with Hillshire Brands

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Thursday it has completed its $8.55 billion merger with The Hillshire Brands Company based in Chicago.

The merger creates a single company...

Simmons declares dividend

Aug 28, 2014 4:08pm

Simmons First National Corporation’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.22 per share quarterly cash dividend payable Oct. 1 to shareholders of record Sept. 15. This dividend represents a $0....

Three-Ring Circus celebrates 20 years

Aug 28, 2014 11:08pm

The Harbor Oaks Ladies Golf Association celebrated 20 years of a special tournament called the Three-Ring Circus on Aug. 20.

DeDe Foster began the tournament in 1994 at the Rosswood Country...

ASU announces 2014 summer graduates

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

Arkansas State University’s 2014 summer commencement ceremony Aug. 8 included residents from Southeast Arkansas listed by hometowns and degrees:

Dewitt — Ryan Rachel Moritz, Bachelor of...

DST accepting applications for Delta Academy, G.E.M.S.

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is currently accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Delta Academy and G.E.M.S. (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully)...

IP-Evergreen retirees to meet

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.

The guest speaker will be Lou...

Calendar of events

Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

Westerman, candidate for 4th District congressman, to appear at TEA event

Aug 28, 2014 11:08am

State Rep. Bruce Westerman, Republican candidate for 4th District congressman, will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 8 meeting of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party in Monticello.