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New fuel for local economy

Aug 21, 2014 10:08pm

We were extremely glad to learn that Highland Pellets Inc. plans to build a new facility in the Pine Bluff Industrial Park. The plant comes as welcome news on a couple of frontiers.



Trio honored to be compared to greats

Aug 21, 2014 9:08pm

This is the eighth story in a 10-part series previewing the 2014 Razorbacks. Up next: Defensive line

FAYETTEVILLE — Jonathan Williams has heard all the comparisons to Arkansas’ elite trio...


A-State in unique situation

Aug 21, 2014 9:08pm

JONESBORO — No other team in major college football has been assembled quite like the Arkansas State Red Wolves.

ASU’s roster includes players signed by five different head coaches, dating...


Grady Fish Fry brings out state, local politicians

Aug 21, 2014 8:08pm

GRADY — Nothing says August in Arkansas like fried foods, hot weather and politicians. The annual Grady Lions Club Fish Fry had plenty of all three Thursday.

The Grady Lions Club celebrated...

White Hall Police arrest one in Hunter’s Refuge burglary

Aug 21, 2014 7:08pm

Drops of blood found on the floor and glass from a shattered display case led to the identification of one man who allegedly was involved in a July 22 burglary at White Hall.



Pryor delivers funds, tours Arsenal facility

Aug 21, 2014 7:08pm

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor visited the Pine Bluff Arsenal briefly Thursday afternoon to announce $10 million in funding and to take a brief tour of the facility’s testing laboratory.

“I have...

2 school districts dismissed from long-running desegregation case

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Seven months after approving a settlement to end decades of desegregation payments to three school districts in Pulaski County, a federal judge on Thursday officially dismissed two...

Distracted driving leading factor in 80% of wrecks, judge says

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

Distracted driving is a contributing factor in 80 percent of all traffic accidents, Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set Thursday.

Speaking to the West Pine Bluff Rotary Club...


Bond set in alleged domestic incident

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

A $10,000 cash only bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly hit an five-year-old boy in the face and threw him against a wall.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the...


Police arrest burglary suspect

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

A reported burglary in progress Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of a man who matched the description of the suspect seen leaving the scene of the incident.

Azeez Muhammad, 20,...