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Pine Bluff lands grant expected to create 24 jobs

Sep 23, 2014 9:09pm

WASHINGTON — Pine Bluff received a $1.2 million grant from the Economic Development Administration on Tuesday for infrastructure improvements that are projected to create 24 new jobs.


Poll finds GOP ticket ahead in Arkansas

Sep 23, 2014 8:09pm

WASHINGTON — Arkansas Republican candidates are edging out Democrats in a Public Policy Polling survey of likely voters released Tuesday.

In the U.S. Senate race, the poll shows Republican...


Simmons CEO urges support of economic development through civic participation

Sep 23, 2014 7:09pm

Simmons First National Corp. Chairman and CEO George Makris Jr. urged Pine Bluff Rotary Club members to run for local office, volunteer and set high standards for elected officials.

As the...

T-shirts sales, Clydesdale appearances announced for Founder’s Day

Sep 23, 2014 7:09pm

The White Hall Chamber of Commerce has announced that 2014 Founder’s Day Fall Festival T-shirts will be sold and that the Budweiser Clydesdales will be coming to town for the festival.


Arkansas County Courthouse annex destroyed by fire

Sep 23, 2014 7:09pm

The cause of an early morning fire that gutted the Arkansas County Courthouse annex in Stuttgart was electrical in nature, Arkansas County Judge Glenn “Sonny” Cox said Tuesday.

“The fire...


Safety First

Sep 23, 2014 9:09pm

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services firefighter Kyra Arnold uses the Jaws of Life to cut the metal parts around a windshield before the glass was removed and the hood pulled back in a training...


Chapel duo prepares for conference tourney

Sep 23, 2014 6:09pm

Watson Chapel seniors Regin Reginio and Dalton Barker want to end their season on a high note and win today’s 5A South Conference tournament at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

“I feel...

White Hall Police to participate in drug take back initiative

Sep 23, 2014 5:09pm

The White Hall Police Department and other law enforcement agencies throughout the country will be participating in the ninth annual National Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday.

Old and...


Family Church expanding into Redfield

Sep 23, 2014 5:09pm

Family Church of White Hall will be expanding its ministries into Redfield as they have started construction on a new church at 804 Sheridan Road.

“Our mission is to impact all of Jefferson...


Jones, brothers left hoops legacy in Desha County

Sep 23, 2014 5:09pm

DUMAS — Glory Slater remembers being a young girl waiting for the Desha Central High School boys basketball team bus to arrive from state tournament games when Major Jones was playing, just to...