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U.S. House majority leader says Keystone pipeline shows contrast in 2nd District race

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday the Keystone pipeline project highlights the differences between Arkansas’ Republican and Democratic 2nd District...

Lottery Commission votes to close claims centers

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to close three regional claim centers in Springdale, Jonesboro and Camden, a move that lottery officials said could save as much as $381,...


Engine 819

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

Demolition crews Wednesday begin tearing down the north wall of the fire-gutted Young’s Cleaners building on Main Street which featured the Cotton Belt Engine 819 mural painted by Robert and...

Pine Bluff district loses enrollment, funding

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

The Pine Bluff School District saw a decline of 163 students between 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 based on its average daily attendance figures as measured from August to March, Director of Business...


Relyance names regional president at Hot Springs

Aug 20, 2014 5:08pm

Latt Bachelor has been named the Relyance Bank regional president at Hot Springs, according to Chuck Morgan, president and CEO of Relyance.

Bachelor received his BSBA from the University of...

Meeting set for school board candidates

Aug 20, 2014 5:08pm

The Arkansas Community Organizations, formerly ACORN, will host a meet and greet event for school board candidates at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services...

Sheriff candidacy for Murry in limbo pending secretary of state opinion

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

Petitions filed by would-be Jefferson County Sheriff candidate James Murry may contain enough signatures of registered voters to place him on the ballot in November but Jefferson County Attorney...

Bond set in alleged stabbing incident

Aug 20, 2014 4:08pm

A $25,000 bond was set Wednesday for a woman who allegedly stabbed a man in the back after an altercation at a family barbecue.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after...

Man arrested in two robberies

Aug 20, 2014 4:08pm

An investigation into alleged robberies on the west side of the city in June resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly admitted his involvement.

Marshadrick Chaney, 21, was identified...

Scholarship recipient, pecan sales discussed at DuBocage ABWA meeting

Aug 20, 2014 4:08pm

During the business meeting of the DuBocage American Business Women’s Association held recently at the Pine Bluff Country Club, the pledge of allegiance was led by Donna Kriner with the invocation...