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Juvenile to be charged as adult in robbery

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

A Pine Bluff teenager will be charged as an adult after he allegedly admitted being involved in the robbery of a restaurant in August.

Kairum Mathis, 17, was identified as a possible...

Shoplifting arrest leads to drug-related charge

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

A Sheridan woman who was arrested for allegedly shoplifting Thursday night will face a felony drug charge after suspected methamphetamine was found in her purse.

Crystal Browning, 24, was...


Owen appointed to UAM board of visitors

Sep 19, 2014 12:09pm

MONTICELLO — A retired Monticello school teacher has been appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe to the Board of Visitors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Mellie Jo Owen, a 1972 UAM...

Sherrie Miles joins husband as 100-bushel bean repeat

Sep 20, 2014 10:09pm

McGEHEE – Sherrie Miles on Thursday became the second Arkansas soybean grower to break the 100-bushel-per acre barrier in two straight years – just a week after her husband Matt became the first...

School election results to be certified

Sep 19, 2014 11:09am

The Jefferson County Election Commission will certify results from the annual school election, Monday, Sept. 22, at

5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St. Other...

Housing authority board to meet

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority Board will meet at the Colonial Steakhouse, 111 W. Eighth Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. Details: Call 536-2074.

Free clothes available Sept. 27 at Evangelistic Outreach

Sep 19, 2014 8:09am

Evangelistic Outreach, 621 L.A. Prexy Davis Drive, will give away clothes Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Digest for 09-19-14

Sep 19, 2014 12:09am


Ridgway VB defeats Cornerstone

Ridgway Christian defeated Cornerstone Christian 3-1 (25-13, 25-11, 15-25, 25-22) Thursday night at home.

Allison Carpenter had eight aces...


Jenkins has strained groin, could return next week

Sep 19, 2014 12:09am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff linebacker Antonio Jenkins laid on his back on the Alabama State field for about 7 minutes in the fourth quarter with trainers from both teams assisting him...

Demetrius Buchanan

Sep 18, 2014 11:09pm

In profound sorrow the professional and courteous staff of the Christian Way Funeral Home sorrowfully announces the earthly departure of Mr. Demetrius “Mechie” Buchanan. Mr. Buchanan answered to...