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County JP wants vehicle info as part of 2015 budget process

Aug 01, 2014 7:08pm

As a part of the 2015 budget process for Jefferson County, a member of the Quorum Court is proposing an ordinance that would require each county office and department to provide information about...

PB school district announces uniform policy

Aug 01, 2014 7:08pm

Pine Bluff School District announces its uniform policy for 2014-15.

Tops: K-12

K-5 Elementary Schools & Belair and Southeast Middle Schools

Colors: Black, Burgundy, Gray...

National Night Out set Tuesday

Aug 01, 2014 7:08pm

Pine Bluff residents are being asked to join with law enforcement and public safety officials Tuesday at the annual National Night Out celebration at the Convention Center from 6 to 9 p.m.



JRMC School of Nursing transitions to associates degree

Aug 01, 2014 7:08pm

For more than 30 years, the Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing has supported the Pine Bluff and s Arkansas medical community by offering a diploma in registered nursing. However,...

Washington Digest - Congress struggles with response to border crisis

Aug 01, 2014 7:08pm

WASHINGTON — Congress struggled last week with a response to the surge of thousands of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. southern border before recessing for a five-week August break....


Hutchinson wants to be ‘jobs governor,’ Ross focuses on education

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

FORT SMITH — Gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross didn’t stray from their campaign scripts during a joint appearance at the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce First Friday...

Zip codes to be discussed at PB meetings

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

The community is invited to two meetings next week regarding the 71602 Zip Code shared between Pine Bluff and White Hall. The issue has been discussed recently at Pine Bluff City Council meetings...


Boozman says border crisis ebbing

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON — The wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America flooding into the United States appears to be ebbing, according to Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., who visited a border patrol station...

Lawmaker asks about undocumented immigrant children in Arkansas

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislator said Friday he wants answers about the placement in Arkansas of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.

Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs,...

VA vote attacked in 1st District race

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON — With a VFW building as a backdrop, Democratic challenger Jackie McPherson on Friday condemned again a vote that Rep. Rick Crawford cast this week against a $16.3 billion bill that...