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Jerry Young

Jul 23, 2014 6:07am

Jerry Dean Young, age 56, of Pine Bluff, died Friday, July 18, 2014.

Born January 15, 1958 at Chicago to the late J. D. and Erma Lee Rhoades Young, he was a retired electrician in cable...

Jarmar Manning

Jul 23, 2014 6:07am

Mr. Jarmar Lmonte Manning, 23, of Pine Bluff passed Monday, July 14, 2014. He was born in Pine Bluff to Roger Manning, Sr. and Leeunice ( Fells) Manning, both of Pine Bluff. His survivors also...


New Reign: Western takes first state title with two-run sixth

Jul 22, 2014 10:07pm

WHITE HALL — Two years ago, the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars were one win away from winning a state championship, but were beaten twice in the finale.

So when White Hall took...

Saying a killer ‘snapped’ does not explain domestic violence

Jul 22, 2014 10:07pm

When Ronald Lee Haskell was accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family in Texas this month, I wondered how long it would take for a news report to suggest that the suspect had “snapped...

Digest for 07-23-14

Jul 22, 2014 9:07pm


Delta Rivers offers marksman competition, swap meet

The Delta Rivers Nature Center is offering two big events in August, starting with the second annual Marksmanship...


Witt campaign denies GOP allegations of bid impropriety

Jul 22, 2014 7:07pm

A spokesman for 4th Congressional District candidate James Lee Witt (D) said Tuesday that there is no merit to state GOP allegations that Witt improperly used his influence to win a contract for...


10th-Grade Bearcats

Jul 23, 2014 3:07pm

The 10th-grade Arkansas Bearcats finished second in the Elite Championship bracket of the HoopPlayUSA National Championships this past weekend. Team members include (pictured in no particular...


Scholarships awarded

Jul 22, 2014 6:07pm

Joe Clement, center, of Simmons Bank, presented scholarship checks to three recent Pine Bluff High School graduates during a Pine Bluff Rotary Club luncheon Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club...


Boozman sees smooth sailing for VA nominee

Jul 22, 2014 6:07pm

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s choice to take over the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs should sail through the Senate confirmation process, according to U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-...

Arkansas officials: No immediate impact from conflicting Affordable Care Act rulings

Jul 22, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Conflicting decisions Tuesday by two federal appellate panels regarding implementation of part of Affordable Care Act will have no immediate effect on Arkansans who have obtained...