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Digest for 09-28-14

Sep 27, 2014 10:09pm


Hunter, Tigers crushed by Twins, again

DETROIT — Fot the second straight night, Pine Bluff native Torii Hunter went 1 for 4, and for the second straight night, it didn’t matter...


Secondary struggles leave bad taste

Sep 28, 2014 12:09am

ARLINGTON, Texas — For three quarters all Arkansas’ secondary questions appeared answered. Problems solved.

Thing is, a game is four quarters. And in Saturday’s case, an overtime, too....


Hogs can’t hold lead as Aggies come back to win

Sep 28, 2014 12:09am

ARLINGTON, Texas — Arkansas guard Denver Kirkland sat on the 15-yard line, looking around AT&T Stadium in disbelief.

Running back Alex Collins, with his white helmet still buckled and...


Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff: Enhancing the lives of older adults

Sep 27, 2014 7:09pm

If you are an older adult looking for a safe environment to meet new people, and you want learn how to use that new cell phone you recently purchased or brush up on your art skills, then the...

Humphrey to host fall festival

Sep 27, 2014 5:09pm

The city of Humphrey will host its annual fall festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

The event will include games for all ages, refreshments and activities. The Bayou Meta band will...

Living Word to give away clothes

Sep 27, 2014 5:09pm

Living Word Baptist Church, 5617 Sulphur Springs Road, will give away clothes Saturday, Oct. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. The public is invited to participate.

Lawyers to offer free legal help; PB event set Oct. 4

Sep 27, 2014 5:09pm

Attorneys and law students are observing the National Pro Bono Celebration in October with outreach events, including one at Pine Bluff on Oct. 4. The purpose is to expand efforts to increase...

Virtual field trip brings science behind soybeans from farms to high schools

Sep 27, 2014 4:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — There’s a lot of science that goes into keeping the world fed and more than a dozen schools and nearly 400 students are registered to take part in a virtual field tour to introduce...

TEA Party slates Second Amendment rally

Sep 27, 2014 4:09pm

MONTICELLO — The Southeast Arkansas TEA Party will sponsor a Second Amendment Sportsman’s Rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Drew County Fairgrounds auditorium.



Sep 27, 2014 3:09pm

Pine Bluff Police Department Deputy Chief Susie Powell was placed on administrative duty this week. The headline in Saturday’s edition incorrectly stated she was on leave.