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City council committee recommends tractor/mower purchase for airport

Nov 20, 2014 7:11pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Traffic and Aviation Committee is recommending approval of a one-time capital expenditure of $45,000 for the purchase of a tractor and mower attachment for the airport...


Planters Fire

Nov 20, 2014 8:11pm

Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Service firefighters work a fire Thursday at Planters Cotton Oil Mill Inc., with Pine Bluff Police Department and EASI Ambulance Service staff on standby.



Pit Stop

Nov 20, 2014 7:11pm

Scores of pelicans crowd Lake Saracen on Thursday, using it as a stopping point along their fall migratory flyway route. Several bird watchers were taking in the spectacular view in the park,...


O-line paving way for Zebras’ success

Nov 20, 2014 6:11pm

Pine Bluff’s offense is quite frankly loaded.

Quarterback Ladarius Skelton is a dual-threat star, running backs Kentorious White and Romar Reades are arguably the best 1-2 punch in Class 6A...

Marriages and Divorces 11-22-14

Nov 20, 2014 6:11pm


Gene LeRay Cook, 59, and Cynthia A. Reed, 49, both of White Hall, recorded Nov. 14.

Kristen Hicks, 23, and Tashonna T. Hadley, 28, both of Pine Bluff, recorded Nov. 17....

Airport opens new restroom facility

Nov 20, 2014 5:11pm

Restroom facilities for the after hours self-serve fueling station at Grider Field Municipal Airport were completed Wednesday.

Airport Manager Doug Hale shared the news with the Pine Bluff...

State ed board approves Warren district-conversion charter school

Nov 20, 2014 5:11pm

The Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel unanimously approved Thursday the Warren School District’s application to turn Warren High School into a district-conversion...


Arkansas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in same-sex marriage case

Nov 20, 2014 5:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ highest court heard oral arguments Thursday, but did not immediately issue a ruling, in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

The state Supreme...

County woman reports apparent phone scam

Nov 20, 2014 4:11pm

A Jefferson County woman has filed a complaint with law enforcement agencies and the attorney general’s office after receiving 17 calls in a 24-hour period from a person who told her she had won $...

Food bags to be given away

Nov 20, 2014 2:11pm

Bethel Independent Baptist Church will give away bags of food at 3000 S. Hazel St. starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.