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Rising Star Champs

Jul 23, 2014 5:07pm

The second grade Arkansas Rising Stars won first place in the Elite Championship bracket. Pictured is coach Steve Barnett, coach Jayden Miller, Chauncey Haynes, Jayden Miller Jr., Kaden Higgins,...

Thunderstorm warning, watch issued

Jul 23, 2014 8:07pm

There is a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for all of Jefferson County through 8 p.m. and a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY through 5 p.m. Details from the National Weather...


Fishing for Fun

Jul 23, 2014 5:07pm

Barbara Sheppard, left, and Wilma Riley, right — both of Pine Bluff — enjoy an afternoon of fishing Wednesday at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Pine Bluff. Shortly after the photo was taken, the...


Carnahan House considered for National Register

Jul 23, 2014 8:07pm

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider the Carnahan House at Pine Bluff for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, program officials...


Olympic Qualifiers

Jul 23, 2014 5:07pm

Eight athletes from the Port City SPEED Track and Field Club qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics July 28-August 2 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Tyonna Hayes and Andreanna Dean...


State Champs

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

The White Hall 14 and under all-star team won the South Arkansas state tournament on July 12 after defeating Union County 5-3 in eight innings in the championship game. The team travels to Weimar...

Disaster declarations include SEA counties

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Ten Arkansas counties have been received federal declarations following storms and several Southeast Arkansas counties near those regions will also be eligible for aid.

U.S. Secretary of...


Boozman’s office goes mobile

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Callie Travis, left, and William “Ty” Davis were representing U.S. Sen. John Boozman’s office Wednesday with a mobile unit set up at Jefferson Comprehensive Care in Pine Bluff.

Travis, who...

Students wishing to transfer out of distressed schools face July 30 deadline

Jul 23, 2014 4:07pm

Jefferson County students looking to transfer from a school in academic distress face a deadline of July 30 to submit a request.

The Arkansas Department of Education considers a school in...

Sesame Club concludes year’s theme at recent meeting

Jul 23, 2014 12:07pm

The recent meeting of the Sesame Club was held at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The meeting was called to order by the president, Bonnie McClure. Twenty members responded to roll call. The...