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Alice Gathright

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm

Alice Purnell Gathright, 94, of Pine Bluff, died January 23, 2015. The daughter of John Sherman and Lois Daniel Purnell was born September 24, 1920 in Pine Bluff. She was reared in Pine Bluff and...

Nellie Knight

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm

YORK TOWN - Mrs. Nellie Mae Knight, 76, of York Town, Ark., passedSaturday, January 24, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

J. R. Murray

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm

WHITE HALL - James Robert “J. R.” Murray, age 84, of White Hall, formerly of England and Palestine, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 23, 2015.

He was born December 25,...


Governor seeks to prevent fight over health care

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said last week he wants the state Legislature to move away from what has become a yearly debate over the so-called private option and take a longer view of health...

Digest for 01-25-15

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm


Kentucky suffocates South Carolina to remain unbeaten

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Devin Booker scored 18 points and top- ranked Kentucky put forth a dominating defensive effort to stay...


Lions hang on for huge first home win

Jan 24, 2015 11:01pm

It apparently doesn’t take long to turn a weakness into a strength.

Less than two weeks after shooting 3 of 12 from the free-throw line in a three-point loss to Alabama A&M, the...

Boll Weevils’ losing streak extends to four

Jan 24, 2015 10:01pm

SEARCY — The Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils had no answer for the Great American Conference’s leading scorer, Andraz Kavas, as they dropped their fourth consecutive GAC game in an 86-70 loss at...

UAPB women show youth in blowout loss to TSU

Jan 24, 2015 10:01pm

The future appears bright for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff women, as showcased by their top-three scorers on Saturday being freshmen.

The struggle, though, is getting that youth the experience...

Polar Bear Plunge benefits Special Olympics

Jan 24, 2015 8:01pm

On a cool 50 degree Saturday afternoon in January around 13 people took a icy plunge into Lake Langhoffer for a good cause.

The 2015 Polar Plunge event raised around $4,000 for Special...

Panel discusses issues facing African Americans

Jan 24, 2015 8:01pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s business building became the center of discussion and debate as it was home to the Shades II: Black in America program.

The program was hosted by...