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Students wishing to transfer out of distressed schools face July 30 deadline

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Jefferson County students looking to transfer from a school in academic distress face a deadline of July 30 to submit a request.

The Arkansas Department of Education considers a school in...

Sesame Club concludes year’s theme at recent meeting

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

The recent meeting of the Sesame Club was held at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The meeting was called to order by the president, Bonnie McClure. Twenty members responded to roll call. The...

Clerk’s office halts passport applications

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office won’t be processing passport applications from July 25 to Aug. 20.

Residents are asked to visit the Postal Service at Eighth Avenue and Main Street for...

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Crossett native to present book review at First Baptist Church

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

“The Southerner’s Handbook, A guide to Living the Good Life” by the editors of Garden & Gun, will be reviewed by Patsy Roberts of Crossett at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26 in the fellowship hall...

Food program ends

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Eternal Grace Summer Foods Program, 1605 Brentwood, participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program at 32 School St. June 9-21 and 29th Avenue and Cedar Street June...

PB summer school teachers looking for revised pay schedule, board hears

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Pine Bluff teachers who taught summer school classes wished they had been paid sooner rather than having to wait an extra week for the standard pay period, according to the head of the local...

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UAPB awards Hampton scholarship

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Sharon D. Hampton of Little Rock was recently awarded a Transfer Student Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Hampton transferred from Pulaski Technical College where...

Strumming Seniors to perform during monthly luncheon

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will hold its monthly Senior Adult Day at 10 a.m. Friday, July 25 in the church’s Christian Community Center.

There will...

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UAPB awards scholarship to Booker

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

Laneshia Booker of Chicago, Ill., was recently awarded a Chancellor’s Full-Ride Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The daughter of Lawaune Bell and Richard Booker,...

Morris graduates from infantry training

Jul 23, 2014 11:07am

Army Spc. Jejuan C. Morris has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

He received a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and is...

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