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Sheriff takes ice bucket challenge

Aug 20, 2014 2:08pm

Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson completed the ALS Ice Bucket challenge Wednesday to raise awareness and support for the debilitating disease.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is...

Learn more about landlord-tenant laws

Aug 20, 2014 1:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Young Arkansas consumers settling into their first apartments and the landlords who rent to them both have responsibilities and protections under Arkansas law. The same goes for the...

County offices to close Labor Day

Aug 20, 2014 1:08pm

Jefferson County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.

On Friday, Aug. 29, all county offices will be closed except for the assessor and tax collector offices...

Housing former prisoners topic of meeting

Aug 20, 2014 11:08am

A community meeting will be held to discuss the Department of Arkansas Community Correction Re-entry Housing Program for the city of Pine Bluff.

The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday...

Diane’s to sponsor food program

Aug 20, 2014 11:08am

Diane’s Adult Health Daycare Center, 601 Ohio St., announces its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Service Program.

Meals will be provided at no separate charge or a...


Company plans $130 million wood pellets plant in Jefferson Industrial Park

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

An Arkansas-based company announced plans Wednesday to build a $130 million plant in the Jefferson Industrial Park to manufacture wood pellets for the European market.

The new plant, which...

EOC board to meet Thursday

Aug 20, 2014 9:08am

The Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will hold its board of directors meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the EOC administrative building, 1201 W. Pullen St....

Crimes task force to meet Thursday

Aug 20, 2014 9:08am

The Pine Bluff /Jefferson County Violent Crimes Task Force will have its third meeting Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. in the Pine Bluff City Council chambers of the civic center.

The names of...


Robert Dodson

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

SALEM, OREGON - Robert Dean Dodson of Salem Oregon, formerly of Monticello died August 13, 2014 in Salem Oregon. He was born in Monticello, Ark., on October 10, 1942 to parents Rufus Earl Dodson...

Ressie Scifres

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

RUSSELLVILLE, KY. Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres, age 98 of Boyles Drive, Russellville, Ky., passed away August 17, 2014 at Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab in Russellville, Ky. , She was born in...