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Man on parole accused of rape

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

A Pine Bluff man currently on parole was arrested Sunday after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and raped her.

Christopher Stokes, 29, allegedly told police the sex was consensual,...

Prosecutor wants details on possible FOIA violation by election commission

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter wants more information before he addresses the issue of whether the Jefferson County Election Commission violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act during...

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in 6 counties; quarantine proposed for 25

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Twenty-five counties in southern and southwest Arkansas could be subject to quarantine on the movement of firewood, ash nursery stock and ash logs in an effort to halt the spread of...

House of Levi awards scholarship

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

House of Levi recently awarded its 2014 scholarship to Richaundra Randle, a 2014 honor graduate of Pine Bluff High School. Randle will attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.



Arkansas safe may have ties to Bonnie and Clyde

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

ALMA — It was once stolen by notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde or by Ma Barker’s equally villainous gang, and it now rests quietly in downtown Alma.

Belonging to Lee Hackler, a...

Morrow graduates basic training

Aug 26, 2014 3:08pm

Army Spc. Taurean Morrow has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and is...

Coffee With the Chiefs set

Aug 26, 2014 3:08pm

The ICVR Coffee with the Chiefs will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. The date was changed because of the Labor Day weekend.

FCDC to meet Thursday

Aug 26, 2014 3:08pm

The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the agency.

Topics will include city boundaries and zip codes and presenters will be Pine...

Cleveland County Quorum Court to meet Sept. 2

Aug 26, 2014 2:08pm

Cleveland County Quorum Court will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, due to the Labor Day holiday being Monday. The meeting will be held at the county courthouse.

Monticello man killed in Monday accident

Aug 26, 2014 1:08pm

A Monticello man was killed in a two-vehicle accident just north of the Drew County line in Lincoln County Monday.

Keith Perrigen, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene by Lincoln County...