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Band Museum building roof collapses

Jan 29, 2015 5:01pm

The vacant Band Museum building suffered a collapsed roof Thursday, raising questions about the safety of people in the area.

City of Pine Bluff Technical Inspector/Stormwater Coordinator...

Arkansas delegation seeks relief for ‘Turner Grain’ farmers

Jan 29, 2015 5:01pm

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Congressional delegation asked Thursday for Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to allow farmers impacted by the collapse of Turner Grain to defer loan repayments until...


Cotton votes for more Iran sanctions

Jan 29, 2015 3:01pm

WASHINGTON — The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday advanced legislation that would ratchet up sanctions against Iran if it fails to agree to strict limits on its nuclear program.


Producers should apply for conservation program by Feb. 27

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

To be considered for funding this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program, farmers, ranchers and forest landowners should apply by Feb. 27.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will...


Former mall owner says sale good deal for both sides

Jan 29, 2015 3:01pm

The former owner of The Pines mall said Thursday he believed the sale of the mall to a Texas company last week was “a deal that worked for all parties involved.”

Andy Weiner, whose company...

IP/Evergreen retirees to meet

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.

The guest speaker will be...


U.S. Marshals commemorative coin goes on sale

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

WASHINGTON — About a dozen coin and U.S. Marshal enthusiasts were lined up shortly before noon Thursday in the lobby of the United States Mint, eager to purchase the newest commemorative coins...


Boozman wants Cuba travel ban lifted

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday to introduce a bill that would lift all travel restrictions on Americans visiting Cuba as tourists....


Bond set in alleged shooting incident

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A $100,000 bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly shot another man on Jan. 17.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors had probable cause to...


Alleged shoplifting results in drug arrest

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A report of a possible shoplifting in progress Tuesday night at Wal-Mart resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly had drugs in his possession.

Jeffery Robinson, 31, of Jonesboro...