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Rice Expo celebrates food, farming and families

Aug 01, 2014 8:08pm

STUTTGART — For the first time, Arkansas’ rice production will represent more than half the nation’s output of the grain, attendees at the fourth Arkansas Rice Expo heard Friday.

“For the...


Pet of the Week - Arty

Aug 01, 2014 8:08pm

Arty is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.

Arty (756) is about 1 year old. He is a calm and friendly boy looking for a home of his own.

Meet him at Pine Bluff Animal...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Aug 01, 2014 8:08pm

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

July 18

• Culvert Crew: Cleaned out culverts and cross drain pipe on Samuel Road, Huntley Trail...


City Council to consider Postal Service request

Aug 01, 2014 8:08pm

The Pine Bluff City Council will consider a proposed resolution Monday that would task the mayor with asking the U. S. Postal Service to restrict the 71602 ZIP code to Pine Bluff residents only....


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...