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Sept. 30 deadline for wheat, oat producers to buy insurance

Sep 19, 2014 4:09pm

September 30 is the deadline for Arkansas growers of winter wheat and oats to purchase crop insurance for the 2015 crop year. It is also the deadline for insured growers to make any policy changes...

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Robbery investigation leads to arrest

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

An investigation into the robbery of a convenience store Sunday led to the arrest of a man who allegedly ran from a vehicle after it crashed while being chased by a Jefferson County sheriff’s...

Juvenile to be charged as adult in robbery

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

A Pine Bluff teenager will be charged as an adult after he allegedly admitted being involved in the robbery of a restaurant in August.

Kairum Mathis, 17, was identified as a possible...

Shoplifting arrest leads to drug-related charge

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

A Sheridan woman who was arrested for allegedly shoplifting Thursday night will face a felony drug charge after suspected methamphetamine was found in her purse.

Crystal Browning, 24, was...

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Owen appointed to UAM board of visitors

Sep 19, 2014 12:09pm

MONTICELLO — A retired Monticello school teacher has been appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe to the Board of Visitors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Mellie Jo Owen, a 1972 UAM...

Sherrie Miles joins husband as 100-bushel bean repeat

Sep 19, 2014 12:09pm

McGEHEE – Sherrie Miles on Thursday became the second Arkansas soybean grower to break the 100-bushel-per acre barrier in two straight years – just a week after her husband Matt became the first...

School election results to be certified

Sep 19, 2014 11:09am

The Jefferson County Election Commission will certify results from the annual school election, Monday, Sept. 22, at

5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St. Other...

Housing authority board to meet

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority Board will meet at the Colonial Steakhouse, 111 W. Eighth Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. Details: Call 536-2074.

Free clothes available Sept. 27 at Evangelistic Outreach

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

Evangelistic Outreach, 621 L.A. Prexy Davis Drive, will give away clothes Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Digest for 09-19-14

Sep 19, 2014 12:09am

LOCAL

Ridgway VB defeats Cornerstone

Ridgway Christian defeated Cornerstone Christian 3-1 (25-13, 25-11, 15-25, 25-22) Thursday night at home.

Allison Carpenter had eight aces...

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