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Where have all the zealots gone?

Sep 29, 2014 10:09pm

On this day in 1964 students and faculty staged the first large-scale antiwar demonstration in the United States. The protest took place at the Berkeley campus of University of California. While...


Public safety building item dodges committee block, heads to full council

Sep 29, 2014 9:09pm

A proposal to start renovation work on the Joe Thomas Public Safety Building moved out of committee Monday and will be considered by the full council next week.

The renovation project was...


Offensive Player of the Week: Anderson’s big game earns him honor

Sep 29, 2014 9:09pm

It took Ben Anderson a little longer than expected to play a game indicative of an Offensive Player of the Year in the SWAC, as he was voted again in the preseason.

Anderson broke the 200-...

New life for Eden Park proposed; neighbors oppose it

Sep 29, 2014 9:09pm

A proposal to reopen the former Eden Park Country Club as a restaurant and event center is being met with community opposition.

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission will consider the proposal...

Early earns GAC player of week nod

Sep 29, 2014 10:09pm

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello senior Mike Early earned his second Great American Conference player of the week honor, as announced by the league on Monday.

Early, a cornerback, was...


75th Southeast Arkansas District Fair and Rodeo begins

Sep 29, 2014 8:09pm

The 75th Southeast Arkansas District Fair and Rodeo got underway Monday at the Hestand Stadium Fairgrounds at 420 N. Blake St. with a goat showing competition and a host of volunteers reviewing...


UAPB student arrested in alleged arson

Sep 29, 2014 8:09pm

An investigation into a reported fire Sept. 19 at a dormitory at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff resulted in the arrest of a female student who was allegedly seen getting off an elevator...


Cash-only bond set in attempted store burglary

Sep 29, 2014 8:09pm

A $15,000 cash-only bond was set Monday for a man who allegedly tried to break into Sav-U-More grocery Friday night.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling...


Man arrested for allegedly using stolen debit card online

Sep 29, 2014 8:09pm

A report that a bank debit card had been used to make improper purchases resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old man by police at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Joseph Baker, 23...


Barnes Honored

Sep 29, 2014 8:09pm

The late Tommy Barnes, the most successful coach in Arkansas-Monticello football history was honored Saturday with the unveiling of his bust inside the university’s indoor practice facility before...