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Westerman hires new chief of staff

Apr 01, 2015 4:04pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has hired Vivian Moeglein to serve as his chief of staff.

Moeglein has spent the last eight years as a D.C. lobbyist for the American...

Demolition grants available

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department Quality of Life Division received a grant for demolition of condemned and/or dilapidated houses of residents who are low- to moderate-income.


DHS survey seeks input from senior citizens

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

The Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services wants Arkansas seniors to say how the division can serve them in the future.

The division is seeking input...


Gibson to discuss Arkansas courts April 14

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

Cliff Gibson, a member of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, will discuss the Arkansas Court System at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s memorial...

Vegetable clinic set April 10 in Marianna

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

An area vegetable production clinic aimed at commercial vegetable growers will be held at 8 a.m. Friday, April 10, at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna.

The meeting is open...


Robey, PBHS bands win honors

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

For the third year, the Jack Robey Junior High School Drumline placed first in the Whitehaven Battle of the Drummers recently at Memphis, Tennessee. The Pine Bluff High School Drumline placed...

Country-western dance set

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

A country-western dance featuring a live band will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Hall Morgan Veterans Building in Rison. The cost is $5.

Parole board rejects Clark commutation request

Apr 01, 2015 2:04pm

The Arkansas Parole Board on Tuesday denied the request of a Lincoln County man who had asked the board to recommend that his life sentence be commuted.

Reggie Clark, now 54, was convicted...

Oscar Hunsaker

Apr 01, 2015 6:04am

STAR CITY - Oscar Lavon “BoBo” Hunsaker, Sr., 68 of Star City died Tuesday. He was born September 30, 1946 in Crigler to the late Curtis Hunsaker and Mildred Cook.

Survivors include his...

Jo Ann Hopkins

Apr 01, 2015 6:04am

Jo Ann Hopkins, 77, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, March 30, 2015. She

was born November 26, 1937 in Bayou Meto, daughter of H.D. and

Virginia Rowe Gill. Mrs. Hopkins was a loving...