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High-speed chase follows alleged shoplifting incident

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

A reported shoplifting incident Tuesday at the Wal-Mart Supercenter resulted in a high-speed chase on Interstate 530 involving multiple law enforcement agencies, but no arrests were made.


St. Joseph’s plans fundraiser May 2

Apr 21, 2015 3:04pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church will host a May Day Sale-a-Bration fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Gallagher Hall at West Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street.

Items will include...


Riceland Foods seeks trade with Cuba

Apr 21, 2015 2:04pm

WASHINGTON — A top executive of Riceland Foods encouraged a Senate panel on Tuesday to build on President Obama’s recent efforts to broaden trade opportunities with Cuba by fully lifting the trade...


Rollin Lions RV Club donates to UAPB pantry

Apr 21, 2015 2:04pm

The Arkansas Rollin Lions RV Club Inc. members are not only “die hard” Golden Lion sports fans, but they are also supportive of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and its students.


Parole board turns down pardon, commutation requests

Apr 21, 2015 1:04pm

The Arkansas Parole Board has rejected the applications of seven people from Southeast Arkansas who were seeking to have their prison sentences commuted.

The board also turned down...

UAM women capture first place at stampede

Apr 21, 2015 1:04pm

The women’s rodeo team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello topped groups from seven colleges and universities to win the women’s division of the ninth annual Boll Weevil Stampede rodeo...

Military medals warranted for stateside attack

Apr 20, 2015 11:04pm

We read often about about service medals being given to men and women years after their retirement from the armed forces. Sometimes paperwork was misplaced, or some other connection was missed. We...

Preps Roundup: Monticello softball rallies to win over DeWitt

Apr 20, 2015 10:04pm

MONTICELLO — After spotting DeWitt a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, Monticello went about chipping away at the deficit at home on Monday.

As the old fable goes, slow and steady won the...

L. J. Cruce

Apr 20, 2015 10:04pm

L. J. “Loma” Cruce, 79 of Pine Bluff, died Sunday, April, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Little Rock.

Survivors include one daughter, Terri Lynne Cruce Strawn of Pine Bluff; one grandson...

Digest for 04-21-15

Apr 20, 2015 10:04pm


Hunter hits first homer of season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A day after cranking his first home run of the season, Pine Bluff native Torii Hunter finished 1 for 3 with a walk but...