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Scholastic Honor’s Day held at the Governor’s Mansion

May 29, 2015 10:05pm

Two Watson Chapel graduates recently attended the Scholastic Honor’s Day at the Governor’s Mansion. The two that attended were Sarah Smith and Margaret Young. Sarah was the valedictorian for the...

COGIC convention to be held at Pine Bluff

May 29, 2015 10:05pm

The Arkansas First Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ will sponsor the fifth annual Auxiliaries in Ministry convention Monday through Friday, June 8-12, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center....

Conservation funding deadline July 2

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

Farmers and landowners have until Thursday, July 2, to submit applications for funding to implement conservation practices through three Regional Conservation Partnership Program projects.


Butler graduates from Howard University

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

Pine Bluff native Jonathan Butler received his Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology from Howard University in Washington, D.C., on May 9. His concentration was in medical sociology and social...

Woods promoted by Brookshire’s

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

Leslie Woods, most recently a certified deli manager at the 2800 S. Hazel St. Brookshire’s grocery store in Pine Bluff, has been promoted to retail specialist for zone 5, which encompasses 27...

$30 million available for value-added producer grants; deadline July 7

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

About $30 million is available to help farmers conduct value-added activities for fiscal 2015, said Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The...

White Hall Willing Workers learn about emergency preparedness

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

Willing Workers of White Hall’s Extension Homemakers Club met May 26 in the meeting room of White Hall Library for its regular April meeting.

Shiela Childers presented the program on “...

Drain standing water to reduce mosquito areas, experts say

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

The large amounts of rainfall that Jefferson County has experienced in recent weeks means more breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

Any standing water, such as water found in flower pot trays,...

Unified Christian Alliance holds 16th annual Baby Show

May 29, 2015 9:05pm

Unified Christian Alliance Inc. recently held its 16th annual Baby Show as part of its scholarship fundraiser.

The theme for this year’s show was First Steps to the Future.


Felony arrests

May 29, 2015 8:05pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...