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Work requires I-530 lane closure near Hazel Street

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

Repair of a failed bridge joint on Interstate 530 will require lane closures near the Hazel Street exit Monday, March 30, to Thursday, April 2.

The southbound inside lane of I-530 will be...

Share-A-Prayer to open pantry Thursday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The food pantry at Share-A-Prayer and Word Church, 4019 S. Main St., will be open Thursday, April 2, from 1 p.m. until the food is gone.

The giveaway is on a first come, first served basis...

NAACP plans press conference Tuesday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The Pine Bluff Branch of the NAACP will hold a press conference at noon Tuesday, March 31, at the Eighth Avenue side of the civic complex (or in council chambers if it rains).

The purpose...

UAPB among schools to host STEM event for girls

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is among 11 institutions chosen to host a girls STEM conference.

The event at UAPB will be held Saturday, April 11, for girls in grades 10-12 in...


Task force reviewing bids on fallen buildings to ask state for clarification

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

A task force of four Pine Bluff municipal employees who are reviewing the bids of contractors seeking a contract with the city to remove the fallen former Band Museum/VFW buildings on Monday...

Ridgway Christian School to offer summer camp program

Mar 30, 2015 4:03pm

Ridgway Christian School has announced plans to offer a summer day camp program for students completing grades kindergarten to sixth grade beginning June 1 and continuing through July 31.


Jefferson County agency to celebrate Public Health Week

Mar 30, 2015 4:03pm

The Jefferson County Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health will observe Public Health Week Monday, April 6, through Sunday, April 12.

The public is encouraged to visit the health...


Simmons appoints 3 board members

Mar 30, 2015 4:03pm

Simmons First National Corp. announced the appointments of Mark C. Doramus, Christopher R. “Chris” Kirkland and Joseph D. “Joe” Porter to its board of directors, according to George A. Makris Jr...


Police recover allegedly stolen car

Mar 30, 2015 4:03pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Monday for a Pine Bluff man who was allegedly in possession of a car that had been reported stolen in Little Rock.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim...


Alleged domestic incident leads to arrest

Mar 30, 2015 4:03pm

A Pine Bluff man who was arrested Saturday after a reported domestic disturbance could face a felony domestic battery charge because of a prior conviction for misdemeanor domestic battery.