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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.



Atiq named governor of College of Physicians chapter

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

Dr. Omar T. Atiq of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been named governor of the Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists....

3 schools take top awards in Stock Market Game

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

Three Southeast Arkansas schools were among winners of the Stock Market Game sponsored by Economics Arkansas. Winners honored at an awards luncheon at Verizon Arena on April 29 include:


UAPB football announces its 2015 schedule

May 06, 2015 7:05pm

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff football team will travel to Little Rock for the first time since 2012 to face defending SWAC and national champion Alcorn State as part of the Golden Lions’ 2015 schedule...