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Fire/Emergency Services prepared for snow, ice

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

The snow and ice that has plagued the Pine Bluff area this year is not hindering Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services vehicles from getting to the scene of an emergency.

Chief Shauwn...

Calendar of Events

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

State playoffs postponed again

Mar 05, 2015 3:03pm

For the second straight day, games in the Arkansas Activities Association state high school basketball playoffs were postponed because of hazardous driving conditions.

The postponements...

Fire destroys home on Ridgway Road

Mar 05, 2015 3:03pm

A house in the 1700 block of Ridgway Road was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Chief Shauwn...

Updated state basketball playoff schedules

Mar 05, 2015 3:03pm

NOTES: Games are listed in bracket order. Championship games will be played in Bank of the Ozarks Arena, Hot Springs, March 12-14.


At Siloam Springs




Reddin to lead Simmons Bank private banking group

Mar 04, 2015 10:03pm

Simmons Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simmons First National Corp., announced Thursday the addition of Matt Reddin as president of the Private Banking Group within Simmons Bank, according to...

Fire department issues safety reminders as Daylight Saving Time nears

Mar 04, 2015 8:03pm

As Daylight Saving Time approaches at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department has issued a safety reminder checklist to complete while moving clocks up an...

Digest for 03-05-15

Mar 04, 2015 8:03pm


Manning to return, take pay cut

Peyton Manning will play an 18th NFL season on a reduced salary in 2015, agreeing to a $4 million cut with the Denver Broncos.


Panel backs bills to revamp lottery scholarships, allow consolidation waivers

Mar 04, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Bills to lower lottery-funded scholarship amounts for college freshmen and allow some school districts with dwindling enrollment to avoid consolidation cleared the House Education...


Panel endorses bills on military monuments, constitutional convention

Mar 04, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Bills on banning changes to military monuments and convening the states to amend the U.S. Constitution advanced out of a House committee Wednesday.

The House State Agencies...