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Boy injured in four-wheeler accident

Mar 25, 2015 6:03pm

Children riding a four-wheel vehicle crashed Wednesday in the Watson Chapel area and one child suffered an injury, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr. said.

“We were...


Board approves Key as education chief

Mar 25, 2015 5:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Education voted unanimously to approve former state Sen. Johnny Key of Little Rock as state education commissioner in a special meeting Wednesday.

Gov. Asa...


Missouri returns the favor in downing UAPB

Mar 26, 2015 1:03am

COLUMBIA, Mo. — On Tuesday night, Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach Carlos James said he knew Missouri would be “motivated” when it wrapped up a two-game set with UAPB on Wednesday afternoon.



Vigil set to honor De’Trick Johnson

Mar 25, 2015 5:03pm

A balloon release and candlelight vigil will be held in honor of De’Trick Johnson at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Lake Saracen Pavilion.

Johnson died following an attack by dogs...

White-blossomed pear has dark, thorny invasive side

Mar 25, 2015 5:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — With angelic white blossoms that transform the spring landscape, flamboyant foliage in fall and abilities to tolerate air pollution and resist disease, the Bradford pear became a...


No search Wednesday for man believed to have jumped into river

Mar 25, 2015 5:03pm

Although the Army Corps of Engineers have lifted a small craft warning that had been issued for the Arkansas River, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr. said...


Fino Italian Restaurant opens in Pine Bluff

Mar 25, 2015 5:03pm

Fino Italian Restaurant opened for business on Monday and owner Johnny Drazhi said he is hiring employees to accommodate an influx of customers.

Drazhi said he is pleasantly surprised by...

Preps Roundup: Baugh’s slam leads WH to win

Mar 25, 2015 4:03pm

WHITE HALL — Kirk Baugh socked a grand slam and White Hall cruised to a 10-0 win over Hamburg on Wednesday afternoon.

Baugh’s second-inning blast came with the Bulldogs (4-1) ahead just 1-0...

Correction for 03-25-15

Mar 25, 2015 4:03pm

Due to incorrect information on the SWAC’s website, the conference record for Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s baseball team was incorrectly reported in a story published in Wednesday’s edition. The Golden...

CNN VIDEO: Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion

Mar 25, 2015 3:03pm

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, according to his attorney