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Rev. Run to kick off school year at UAPB

Aug 18, 2014 5:08pm

The school year is set to begin at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with distinguished speakers including Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6p.m. at the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr...

Rotary meetings set

Aug 18, 2014 4:08pm

The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club will meet at the Pine Bluff Country Club Thursday, Aug. 21, at noon. The speaker will be District Judge Kim Bridgforth. On Aug. 28, Scott Green, general manager of...

CADC to offer crisis LIHEAP in Dallas County

Aug 18, 2014 4:08pm

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin the Crisis LIHEAP program Aug. 25 in Dallas County for low-income residents with disconnect notices on their electricity bills.


Depository Board votes to place city’s emergency reserve in five-year CD

Aug 18, 2014 3:08pm

The Pine Bluff Depository Board voted Wednesday to place $2.6 million in city reserve funds into a five-year certificate of deposit with Relyance Bank.

The board is made up of Mayor Debe...


Suspected drugs found on prison guard

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

A guard at the Maximum Security Unit at Tucker was arrested Saturday after he allegedly brought drugs and contraband into the prison.

Xzavier Clark, 21, was searched when he reported for...


Bond set in alleged assault

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

A $5,000 bond was set Monday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly pointed a gun at another man, then hit the man in the head.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling...


First Baptist Church to present monthly book review

Aug 18, 2014 1:08pm

“Joel”, a biography written by Joel Sonnerberg and Greg Lewis, will be reviewed at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church, 6501 Hazel St.

The review will...


Main Street northbound lanes re-open to traffic

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

The northbound lanes of Main Street between Sixth and Eighth avenues are re-opening to traffic, David Henning with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Monday afternoon.


White Hall man killed in Hoxie train derailment

Aug 18, 2014 2:08pm

A White Hall man was killed in Sunday’s train collision in Hoxie.

Chance Gober, an engineer on one of the trains, was killed, said Jeff DeGraff, Union Pacific spokesman.


Pine Bluff High School Class of 1947 to meet for lunch

Aug 18, 2014 1:08pm

Pine Bluff High School Class of 1947 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday in the Red Room at Harbor Oaks.

Other classes are invited to attend.