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Teen issues to be topic at event

May 06, 2015 5:05pm

King’s Highway Baptist Church, 2312 W. Fluker Ave., will host guest speakers discussing issues among youth. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the fellowship hall.


ACC fielding applicants to lead program for demolishing condemned buildings

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

Arkansas Community Correction is preparing to interview applicants for a position to oversee prisoners in removing dilapidated buildings in Pine Bluff.

Arkansas Community Correction Chief...

UAM to hold commencement May 8

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold commencement Friday, May 8, at Steelman Fieldhouse.

At 10 a.m. master’s degrees will be awarded in fine arts and education as well as...


Operation Clean Sweep aims to clean up central Pine Bluff

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

Dozens of individuals from public safety agencies were joined by volunteers from throughout the community Wednesday with a single goal — clean up a crime-ridden neighborhood.



Huckabee plans fundraising tour

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas governor and current presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee announced plans Wednesday to hold fundraising events around the country over the next few weeks, including...

Pleasant Grove pantry to open May 9

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1801 S. Indiana St., will open its food pantry at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 9. To receive food, participants must provide proper identification, such as a utility bill...

Dermott Fest begins May 15

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

The Dermott Community Fest will be held in downtown Dermott on Friday, May 15, through Sunday, May 17.

Saturday, May 16, highlights include a tribute to soldiers on Armed Forces Day, a 5K...

Crop progress nearly on par with five-year average

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

After weeks of lagging well behind the state’s five-year average in planting progress, Arkansas growers have finally pulled within a few percentage points of historic averages, according to a crop...

151st anniversary of the Battle of Marks Mills set

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

FORDYCE — The Dallas County Museum will sponsor a re-enactment of the Battle of Marks Mills on Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, in Fordyce in commemoration of the 151st anniversary of the battle...

MECA Board approves budget adjustments

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

The Metropolitan Emergency Communications Board on Wednesday approved two adjustments to the 2015 budget, one of them that resulted from an error in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.