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It’s time for U.S. to upgrade old thinking on old nukes

Nov 18, 2014 4:11pm

The publicized mishaps — they shouldn’t be called scandals — in recent years by Air Force and Navy personnel in charge of nuclear weapons give the White House and Congress a chance to rethink the...

New court case management system now online in Jefferson, Lincoln counties

Nov 18, 2014 4:11pm

After months of planning and training, circuit courts in Jefferson and Lincoln counties are now using a new electronic case management system called Contexte, which went online Monday in both...

Police, coroner investigate ‘suspicious death’

Nov 18, 2014 4:11pm

Pine Bluff police are treating the Tuesday death of a 31-year-old man as “suspicious,” according to Lt. David Price.

Price said Brandon Curry was found slumped over a bathtub with his head...

Community reading initiative brings out hundreds of volunteers

Nov 18, 2014 4:11pm

Pine Bluff School District educators teamed with community members in an inaugural initiative on Tuesday, reading books to Pine Bluff elementary school students.

Let’s Read Together was a...

Red Cross urges blood donations

Nov 18, 2014 3:11pm

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to give a lifesaving blood donation this holiday season.

Blood donations often decline when donors get busy with holiday festivities and travel....

White Hall police reports

Nov 18, 2014 2:11pm

On Nov. 7 at 3:57 p.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Arkansas Highway 365/Dollarway Road south of Roberts Street.

Joseph Crowder of Pine Bluff said he was pulling out onto...

Old St. James to give away clothes Saturday

Nov 18, 2014 2:11pm

Clothes for men, women and children will be given away from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at fellowship hall of Old St. James Baptist Church, 1307 W. 16th Ave.

Clothes will be available...

One killed, two injured in Dallas County accident

Nov 18, 2014 2:11pm

A Fordyce man was killed and two others injured in a one-vehicle accident early Monday in Dallas County.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Terrence D....

Farm Bill workshop set Wednesday at Pine Bluff

Nov 18, 2014 2:11pm

Jefferson County area farmers are invited to a workshop on the 2014 Farm Bill and its anticipated effects on their operation.

The workshop will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 3 to 6 p.m...


Man on parole arrested on drug charges

Nov 18, 2014 2:11pm

A Jefferson County man who is currently on parole was arrested Monday after police found suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle he was driving.

Randy Frye, 44, whose criminal history...