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Covenant Recovery expanding

Jul 31, 2014 8:07pm

The Covenant Recovery Inc. substance abuse recovery center has grown rapidly in the two years that it has been accepting residents at its original location and this week obtained permission from...

Committee considers stricter enforcement of commercial building codes

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Public Health and Welfare Committee met with city officials Thursday to consider how best to ensure city building codes are followed and enforced, especially in light...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe planning to open in Pine Bluff

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

People looking for healthy cuisine in a casual dining setting will find a new option later this year as Tropical Smoothie Cafe plans to open a restaurant in Pine Bluff.

Tropical Development...


Henry Jackson

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

MCGEHEE — Mr. Henry Lee Jackson, 65 of McGehee passed Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Born September 14, 1948 in Tillar, Arkansas, he was a son of...

Depository board considers city money investment options

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

The city of Pine Bluff Depository Board — created by a city council vote at a May 5 meeting — held its inaugural meeting Thursday in the mayor’s conference room.

Made up of Mayor Debe...


Doc’s Pawn Shop plans to move from downtown to Dollarway

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

Doc’s Pawn Shop is planning to move from its current location at 224 Main St. to the Dollarway neighborhood because fewer people are shopping at downtown stores, owner Michael Kelley said.


Drawdowns of Lake Chicot and Cane Creek Lake underway

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is drawing down the waters of Lake Chicot and Cane Creek Lake in an effort to strengthen the fish population, vegetation and overall ecosystem.


Bridge closed

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

BRIDGE CLOSED — Avoid the area the 28th Avenue bridge (near intersection with Bay). The road is closed because there is a downed tree leaning on a power line in the area, according to police and...

Western begins search for LLWS

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

For three of the next four days — maybe longer — the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars will grace the Longhorn Network in the Little League 11- and 12-year-old Southwest Regional in Waco...

Thurman to call Hogs’ men’s basketball games

Jul 31, 2014 6:07pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Scotty Thurman will take on a new job duty at Arkansas.

The former Razorback great, who was a key member of Nolan Richardson’s 1994 national championship team, will work as...