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New police dog focuses on drug detection

Sep 01, 2014 7:09pm

For a number of years, a national organization dedicated to crime prevention has used the logo of trench-coat-wearing dog asking people to “Take a Bite Out of Crime.”

Now, the Pine Bluff...

Community development grant to be discussed Thursday

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

A public hearing will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at Pine Bluff City Council chambers at the civic center.

The purpose is to receive input on the 2015-2019 strategic plan and the use of 2015...


SEA counties win safety awards

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Several Southeast Arkansas counties were honored during the Association of Arkansas Counties safety awards program at its annual conference in Little Rock last week.



Dollarway superintendent looks long-term in planning facilities

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Dollarway School District Superintendent Bobby Acklin said he envisions offering better educational opportunities by providing newer and expanded facilities.

Acklin said he envisions...


Council to reconsider proposal for tearing down condemned buildings

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

A proposal for the city of Pine Bluff to work with the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections to allow parolees to remove condemned buildings at no cost to the city will be considered again...

Enrollment open for Cotton Transition Assistance

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Cotton producers have until Oct. 7 to enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, a bridge to the changes that will take place in the 2015 growing season under the 2014 Farm Bill.


34th Avenue slates open house

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Thirty-Fourth Avenue Elementary School, 801 E. 34th Ave., will have its open house Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All parents are invited to attend.

Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Meincke of Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance. The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at...

St. Luke sets back-to-school event Saturday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

A St. Luke Youth Back-to-School Cookout will be held at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 32 School St., Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will be free food, games, books and...

Central Park neighbors to meet Tuesday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

The Central Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. Ice cream cones will be served.