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Minimum wage proposal needs 15,107 signatures

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — A group supporting a ballot proposal to raise the state minimum wage needs 15,107 more valid signatures of Arkansas voters to secure a spot on the ballot, Secretary of State Mark...

Power outages scattered across county after storm

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

Power outages were scattered across Pine Bluff and Jefferson County on Wednesday evening after a line of severe thunderstorms blew through the area.

The Entergy website at one time reported...

Supporters of Redfield charter school apply with state ed board

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

REDFIELD — The board of directors behind a proposed Redfield Tri-County Charter School have submitted an application to the Arkansas Department of Education to establish the school.



PB Tigers prepare for World Series

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

At the end of last season, the Pine Bluff Tigers felt like they had a pretty good opportunity to do well this year.

“We felt like it was our turn to shine and do something special,” manager...


More rounds no problem as Griffin stays unbeaten

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

Donald Griffin wasn’t sure how he’d hold up over six rounds in the ring.

The boxer from Pine Bluff was 2-0 after a pair of four-round amateur fights, but in his third fight he was stepping...

Twenty arrest warrants served in Redfield meth sting

Jul 23, 2014 7:07pm

REDFIELD — A two-year multi-agency methamphetamine investigation in Redfield resulted in 20 arrest warrants served Wednesday in what the police chief described as “round one of many rounds to come...

Ruthie Dancy

Jul 23, 2014 6:07pm

Ruthie Dancy, of Pine Bluff, died at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Henson - Holcomb Mortuary.

Willie Vinson, Sr.

Jul 23, 2014 6:07pm

Reverend Willie Vinson, Sr., 76 of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Earl Dunn

Jul 23, 2014 6:07pm

Mr. Earl Dunn 58, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Earl Jarrell

Jul 23, 2014 6:07pm

STAR CITY - Earl Delwyn “Dell” Jarrell, 65 of Star City, passed away Tuesday, July 22 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1949 in Pine Bluff to the late Doyle and Bernice...