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Brumett apologizes for remarks

Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

Editor’s Note: The following is an unedited letter from Alderman Bill Brumett concerning accusations that he intentionally called J.C. Cunningham “Cooninham” on Facebook. The local branch of the...


Senate approves ‘religious freedom’ bill

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate voted Friday to approve a bill that supporters say will protect religious freedoms and opponents say will protect discrimination.

The House, meanwhile,...


NAACP asks alderman to apologize

Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

The Pine Bluff branch of the NAACP has called a press conference Tuesday to ask a Pine Bluff alderman to apologize on social media for comments he made.

Branch President Wanda V. Neal said...


Legislative leaders unveil proposed budget

Mar 27, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Legislative leaders on Friday unveiled a nearly $5.2 billion budget plan that is similar to the proposed budget Gov. Asa Hutchinson unveiled in January, but with money carved out for...

Aviation group elects Sherrill man president

Mar 27, 2015 6:03pm

Tommy Anderson, owner/operator of Tommy’s Flying Service in Sherrill, is the new president of the Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association.

Anderson was elected during the association’s...


Reported home invasion leads to three arrests

Mar 27, 2015 6:03pm

A report of a home invasion robbery Thursday at a house on the east side of Pine Bluff resulted in the arrest of three people by Pine Bluff police.

Millie Whitman, 23, Zarium Fox, 18, and...


Mayor celebrates PB’s good news, discusses path ahead

Mar 27, 2015 5:03pm

Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth discussed the state of the city Friday as a guest speaker with the Pine Bluff Downtown Lions Club at its weekly meeting at the Pine Bluff Country Club.


JRMC auxiliary will host meet-and-greet Tuesday

Mar 27, 2015 5:03pm

The Jefferson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a meet-and-greet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday for all current and potential volunteers.

The event will take place in classrooms one...

Driver’s license clinic set in April

Mar 27, 2015 5:03pm

The Arkansas State Police will be conducting a driver’s license clinic on at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Division One of Jefferson County District Court to help people pass the Arkansas Driver’...

Jefferson County GOP women briefed on Neighbor to Neighbor

Mar 27, 2015 4:03pm

The Jefferson County Republican Women heard from Neighbor to Neighbor Director Charlotte England during its monthly meeting March 12 at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

England explained the...