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SEARK College to host business leader to gauge employers’ needs

Nov 28, 2014 2:11pm

Southeast Arkansas College will host a business leader Monday as part of a statewide effort called Community College Work$ Week to form collaborations among college students, high school students...


Quorum Court to delay 2015 budget process

Nov 28, 2014 1:11pm

Concerned about declining revenues and significant cuts that were made to the 2014 budget, the Jefferson County Quorum Court has decided to put off approving a budget for next year, at least...

Church news 11-28-14

Nov 28, 2014 4:11pm

God’s Way Fellowship Baptist Church, 1601 Commerce Road, will host the fifth Sunday mission and Selma Walls Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Phyllis Walls, a...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Nov 28, 2014 6:11am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Nov. 14

— Grader Operator: Graded Deep Bayou Road and McDonley Road.

— Ditching Crew: Cut...

Same-sex marriages could impact state economy

Nov 28, 2014 6:11am

FORT SMITH — Economists are projecting a $24 million impact on the Arkansas economy if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is lifted in the state.

With an average cost of $22,364 on...

Great work from a small man

Nov 27, 2014 10:11pm

Earlier this week the online giant, Google, commemorated the sesquicentennial of French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s birth with a so-called Google Doodle. Such an honor is fitting for an...


Free Thanksgiving meals

Nov 27, 2014 8:11pm

Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families to gather around the table and eat a good meal. Unfortunately, some Pine Bluff residents don’t have that opportunity, but Feed a Friend Outreach...

Beatrice Pennington

Nov 27, 2014 8:11pm

SHERIDAN - Beatrice Alamay Cantwell Pennington of Sheridan, Arkansas was born June 24, 1922 at Bearden, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Charles Howard and Annie Bertha Pate Cantwell. Her...

Vivian Horn

Nov 27, 2014 8:11pm

LACEY - Vivian Dawkins Horn, age 95, passed away November 25, 2014 at her home in Lacey.

She is survived by a son, Jimmy Horn of Lacey; a daughter, Shelby Jean Hyatt of Monticello; two...

Clarence Nowden

Nov 27, 2014 8:11pm

GRADY - Clarence Edward Nowden, 58, of Grady died November 20, 2014 at his home. Born November 11, 1958 in Pine Bluff to th late Willie and Lucille Johnson Nowden Sr.

Survivors include two...