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Kosmitis joins Bridges law firm

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Alexandra Kosmitis has recently become an associate attorney with the law firm of Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC of Pine Bluff.

A 2006 graduate of Pine Bluff High School, Kosmitis...

Health care law tricky subject for Cotton, Pryor

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

LITTLE ROCK — Recent developments in Arkansas’ U.S. Senate race illustrate what a tricky subject the federal Affordable Care Act is for both the Democratic and the Republican candidates to discuss...


With schools back in session, drivers are reminded to be careful

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

As students return to the classroom, educators are reminding motorists to obey traffic laws aimed at protecting them around school buses and school buildings.

Many Jefferson County school...


Pine Bluff High rewards high-achievers with tablet computers

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

About 300 Pine Bluff High School students who scored at a proficient or advanced level on the end-of-course exam received a tablet computer in recognition of their achievement Friday.



School board candidates interest in students, educators

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

People running for school board seats in the Dollarway, Pine Bluff and Watson Chapel districts stressed their concern for children and teachers during a forum organized by the Arkansas Community...


Violent Crime Task Force picks 13 for special attention

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Eight Pine Bluff men who are all currently on parole after convictions for violent crimes were given a choice Thursday night — clean up their act or face the consequences.

The eight, Danny...


Police, sheriff participate in Ice Bucket challenge

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Pine Bluff police officers assigned to the bicycle patrol did their part for ALS Thursday, taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The group, led by Capt. Kelvin Hadley, took turns dumping...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:’

Aug. 1

Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Rob Roy Road.

Set Up Crew: Cleaned shoulders on...


Cotton Belt credit union expanding to White Hall

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

The Pine Bluff Cotton Belt Federal Credit Union is expanding into White Hall with a branch across from the Smart Motors Dealership.

“We wanted to make it more convenient for our members,”...

ATU plans to produce more physics teachers

Aug 23, 2014 6:08am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville wants to produce more physics teachers for school districts around the state.

The Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees voted Thursday to forward a letter...