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Spring Fishing

May 04, 2015 6:05pm

Matt Skog and Charles Anderson enjoy the spring weather by fishing on Lake Saracen. Monday’s high was about 82 degrees with partly cloudy skies. The rest of the week should see highs in the upper...


Simmons names Rex Nelson corporate communications director

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Rex Nelson has joined Simmons First National Corp. in the new role of director of corporate communications.

“We are extremely excited to announce the addition of Rex Nelson to our Simmons...


Woman arrested after allegedly trying to choke another woman

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Pine Bluff woman was arrested early Sunday morning after she allegedly tried to choke a woman with a zip tie and hit the alleged victim with a hammer.

Patricia Bombino-Hill, 48, was taken...


Man accused of breaking into sister’s house

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Pine Bluff man was arrested Friday after he allegedly broke into his sister’s house and took electronic items.

Dantrell Canada, 21, allegedly denied breaking into the house but allegedly...


Jefferson County woman wins pageant

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Jefferson County resident Brooke May recently captured the title of Miss Arkansas Cinderella Woman 2015 in Hot Springs.

May will represent Arkansas in the woman’s age division (18-26) of...


Teenager arrested in alleged burglary

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Pine Bluff teenager was arrested Friday after he allegedly stayed inside a business after it closed and filled a garbage sack with candy and chips.

Jason Sowers, 18, allegedly hid inside...


SEARK hosts preview day, awards scholarships

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Students from area schools visited Southeast Arkansas College recently for college preview days. Schools and participants were:

Star City High School — Harlin Aldridge, Nash Branson, Dakota...

Dermott prison celebrates 25th anniversary

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

DERMOTT — The Arkansas Department of Correction’s Delta Regional Unit celebrated its 25th anniversary Monday, May 4. This is also National Correctional Officers, Nurses and Teachers Week.



Mississippi woman arrested on drug-related charges

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

A Mississippi woman who had allegedly approached several truck drivers Saturday morning at The Big Red Travel Plaza in White Hall was arrested on drug-related charges.

Misha Vaughn, 36, was...


Former PB resident receives Fulbright award

May 04, 2015 5:05pm

Jameca Woody Falconer, Ph.D., formerly of Pine Bluff, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant in public/global health to lecture and train at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus...