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Grace Willing Workers learn ‘Benefits of Laughter’

Feb 24, 2015 8:02pm

Nancy Rosen and Kaye Richardson presented the program “The Benefits of Laughter” at a recent meeting of the Grace Willing Workers Extension Homemakers.

Rosen opened her program by noting...


Bill to abolish Lottery Commission goes to governor

Feb 24, 2015 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House on Tuesday gave final passage and sent to the governor a bill that would abolish the nine-member state Lottery Commission and make the state lottery part of the...

Trotter Ford building new dealership, seeking zoning variance from city

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

Trotter Auto Ford is moving ahead with plans to build a new dealership in Pine Bluff starting in spring 2015 and is looking for a commission to grant an exception to a zoning law as part of the...

Quest Middle School hires Dollarway High School principal Arnold Robertson

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

Quest Middle School students will welcome a new director of campus on Monday, March 2, in Arnold Robertson, who will be leaving the Dollarway High School principal post.


PB Art League sets March meeting

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

Mark Smith will be the guest speaker for the March meeting of the Pine Bluff Art League 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the A&B meeting room in the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 311 W....


AMA honors Beebe

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday received the American Medical Association’s Award for Outstanding Government Service, the association said in a news release.



Bill on religious expression in schools stalls in committee

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to bar public schools from prohibiting students’ free expression of religion and religious viewpoints failed to clear a House committee Tuesday.

The House Education...

Volunteer opportunities

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

ACCESS Inc., a teen pregnancy prevention agency, located at 200 W. 13th Ave., is in need of formula (Enfamil with iron),...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval saying the bill attempted to circumvent...


Panel rejects bill to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving

Feb 24, 2015 7:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to outlaw use of a hand-held cell phone while driving failed to advance out of a House committee Tuesday.

The House Public Transportation Committee rejected House Bill...