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Crawford wants COOL Rule amended

Oct 22, 2014 2:10pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico...

Entergy planning new high voltage line in Jefferson County

Oct 22, 2014 1:10pm

A new high voltage transmission line is being planned for the Jefferson County area by Entergy Arkansas, according to the company.

Senior Communications Specialist Sally Graham said this...

Moving firewood gives invasive pests a free ride

Oct 22, 2014 1:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — With cooler temperatures and colorful forests beckoning, many people are taking to Arkansas’ woodlands to hunt, fish or go camping. The one thing they should take with them is this...

Healthcare pioneers to be honored

Oct 22, 2014 1:10pm

The Arkansas Civil Rights Hertiage Trail will honor 10 Arkansas Healthcare Pioneers, including two from Pine Bluff.

The honorees will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, during a...

One killed, two injured in Grant County accident

Oct 22, 2014 12:10pm

A Conway man was killed and two others injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in Grant County.

Alton Fuller, 47, was a passenger in a 2006 Chevrolet Impala that was southbound on U.S....

OES to hold Peake Memorial and Star Day service

Oct 22, 2014 12:10pm

The Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star/PHA Arkansas Jurisdiction will host its Peake Memorial and Star Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at Second Missionary Baptist Church at Wabbaseka....

Author to host event in observance of Domestic Violence Month

Oct 22, 2014 12:10pm

Jason Irby, author of “Love Within Life,” will host an event, along with Sen. Stephanie Flowers, in observance of National Domestic Violence Month at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Flowers’ office...


Three issues: 4th District congressional candidates on infrastructure, ISIS, Farm Bill

Oct 22, 2014 12:10pm

WASHINGTON — Three candidates are competing to represent Arkansas’ 4th District, which includes Pine Bluff and most of the state’s southern counties.

The candidates — Bruce Westerman, 46, a...


Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter DST to host book signing

Oct 22, 2014 11:10am

The Arts & Letters Committee of the Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will host a book signing and reading in honor of Tawana Denise Butler-Bailey from 11 a.m. to 2...


ASC Serigraphy

Oct 22, 2014 9:10am

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., recently hosted its second Saturday Family FunDay.