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Perrin takes over reign of Ricebirds

Jul 29, 2014 8:07pm

STUTTGART — After a two-year absence from the game of football, newly appointed Stuttgart head coach Vince Perrin returns to what he says he was “on this Earth for.”

“And that is to coach...


Lake Saracen fishing bridge at Brumps Bayou nearly complete

Jul 29, 2014 8:07pm

People should be able to fish from a newly constructed fishing pier along Brumps Bayou at Lake Saracen later this year, pending the construction of a sidewalk leading to it.

Lake Saracen...


GIS official: ZIP codes not important in debate, but accurate maps are

Jul 29, 2014 8:07pm

ZIP codes have no bearing on tax collections, Arkansas Geographic Information Officer Tony Davis told city officials Tuesday, but he did suggest the city look at updating its boundary maps.


Engine 819 mural to be demolished

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

It is not financially feasible to save a Main Street mural depicting Cotton Belt Engine 819 from demolition, city officials have determined.

Assistant to the Mayor Evelyn Horton said that...

Candidate filings through Tuesday

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

The following is a list of people who have filed through Tuesday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.

- The Rev. Jesse Turner for Pine Bluff...


Mayor: ‘Can’t afford to wait’ to act on collapsed building

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Tuesday afternoon that the city is moving ahead with plans to address the partial collapse of the former Sahara Temple at 620 S. Main St.

“We just...

PB man accused of injuring officer during meat theft

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

A Pine Bluff man is accused of injuring a police officer while trying to steal meat from a grocery store in April.

Otha Staggers, 46, allegedly push down University of Arkansas at Pine...

Windstream announces plan to spin off some assets

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock-based telecommunications company Windstream said Tuesday it plans to spin off some of its assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move...

State aid available for storm victims in three counties

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor’s Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of...

EPA Clean Power Plan backed by alternative energy group

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

Solar, wind and other alternative energy businesses in Arkansas are supporting a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.