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Schools cancel classes Thursday because of snow

Feb 25, 2015 8:02pm

Some school closings were already coming in before press time Wednesday.

The Pine Bluff School District will be closed Thursday, the district spokeswoman said.

Dollarway School...

Still Waiting: Wildcats, Dawgs to finally meet Saturday

Feb 25, 2015 7:02pm

One week later, it’s the same story.

The White Hall and Watson Chapel game will once again be moved from its original scheduled date with the two teams set to meet on Saturday instead of...

WH’s Hunt ranks atop state’s baseball freshmen

Feb 25, 2015 5:02pm

For its state championship defense, White Hall’s baseball team could reach down to its freshman class for contributions.

Shortstop and right-handed pitcher Kam’ron Hunt was named the state’...


Train hits vehicle in northern Jefferson County

Feb 25, 2015 3:02pm

A train struck a car Wednesday afternoon in northern Jefferson County causing what are being described as minor injuries to the driver of the vehicle.

The driver, Keena Brown, 41, was...


Police looking for man in alleged first-degree battery

Feb 25, 2015 1:02pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a man in connection with a first-degree battery Tuesday in the 2200 block of 32nd Avenue.

Xavier Roaf, 21, should be considered armed and...


Commodities Distribution

Feb 25, 2015 1:02pm

John Nelson, far right, and Kedric Nelson, in the hoodie, load commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture into the trunk of a vehicle Wednesday morning at the Pine Bluff Convention Center...

Memorial service set to mark 30th anniversary of slain officer’s death

Feb 25, 2015 12:02pm

A memorial service for slain Pine Bluff Police Officer John R. Fallis is scheduled for noon Wednesday, March 4, at 700 Walnut St., the site where he was killed in the line of duty on March 4, 1985...


Weather closes city, county offices for third straight day

Feb 25, 2015 12:02pm

For the third straight day, city and county offices in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County were closed because of the weather and County Judge Dutch King said Wednesday, county offices could be closed...


Police seek burglary suspect

Feb 25, 2015 12:02pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department has issued a be on the lookout alert for a man who is considered armed and dangerous and is a suspect in a residential burglary.

Herve Turner, 21, is five...


2015 County Budget approval delayed by weather

Feb 25, 2015 12:02pm

Ice, sleet and snow have prevented the Jefferson County Quorum Court from considering the proposed 2015 budget as meetings that were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday had to be canceled, and...