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City settles Davis-Jones lawsuit

Jan 30, 2015 5:01pm

The city of Pine Bluff has reached a settlement with former Pine Bluff Police Chief Brenda Davis-Jones in her lawsuit against the city over her 2013 firing.

The settlement was worked out in...


Expanded Goodwill location offers retail, career services

Jan 30, 2015 6:01pm

A crowd of about 30 employees and other supporters and officials gathered on a temperate Thursday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the Goodwill’s new location in the Oak Park Village...

Church to host Valentine pageant

Jan 30, 2015 2:01pm

There Is Hope Church of God in Christ, 1003 E. Second Ave., will host a Valentine pageant at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15.

The registration fee is $20. The event will include a talent show,...

Church news 1-30-15

Jan 30, 2015 12:01pm


New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at Cornerstone will observe its 133rd anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Charles Helloms Jr...

Felony charges filed

Jan 30, 2015 6:01am

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...

The Valentine’s Party - Part II - Anticipation running high

Jan 30, 2015 6:01am

Editor’s Note: Brenda Miles, an award-winning columnist from Hot Springs Village, has written a four-part serial about Valentine’s. Part III will appear in next weekend’s newspaper.

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Digest for 01-30-15

Jan 29, 2015 11:01pm


Pickett leads Lady Jacks in overtime

WARREN — Shamiqua Pickett scored 25 points to lead the Warren Lady Lumberjacks to a 46-42 overtime win against the Hamburg Lady Lions....


UAM women bounce back against Ouachita Baptist

Jan 29, 2015 11:01pm

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello Cotton Blossoms bounced back from a road loss to No. 23 Harding in a 73-52 home win against the Ouachita Baptist Lady Tigers inside Steelman Field House on...


Grand Slam: Hunter to fund for ballpark’s completion

Jan 29, 2015 11:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — Torii Hunter looked at the college degree he was just presented, paused for a moment and expressed a little disbelief.

“Is this real?” he asked.

University of Arkansas...

Zebras’ Williams commits to SAU

Jan 29, 2015 9:01pm

Pine Bluff senior Jayshon Williams has verbally committed to play football this fall at Southern Arkansas, Zebras head coach Bobby Bolding announced Thursday.

Williams, a cornerback, helped...