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Bill on petition process advances

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Senate committee on Monday advanced a bill that would impose new restrictions on the petition process for ballot initiatives.

The Senate State Agencies and Governmental...


Winfrey to dedicate Maya Angelou stamp

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service, which will begin selling its Maya Angelou Forever Stamp next Tuesday, has planned a star-studded ceremony that day to honor the poet who spent much of her...

Mosley tabbed Boxtorow All-American

Mar 30, 2015 6:03pm

Marcell Mosley has brought a little national recognition to Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball.

The standout senior point guard made the second team of the Boxtorow Division I All-...

GAC honors Boll Weevils’ Braddock

Mar 30, 2015 6:03pm

RUSSELLVILLE – Austin Braddock threw two complete-game victories in the past week, holds a 6-1 record and sports a 2.00 earned-run average.

Adding to that list of accomplishments is a...


Stolen radioactive device could be public health hazard

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

A Troxler gauge containing radioactive material was reported stolen from a construction site near Interstate 40 West in northwest Pulaski County and could be a radiation hazard if damaged,...

Easter celebration, giveaway set Saturday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

A citywide Easter Celebration and Community Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Concourse D of the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The effort, which...

Work requires I-530 lane closure near Hazel Street

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

Repair of a failed bridge joint on Interstate 530 will require lane closures near the Hazel Street exit Monday, March 30, to Thursday, April 2.

The southbound inside lane of I-530 will be...

Share-A-Prayer to open pantry Thursday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The food pantry at Share-A-Prayer and Word Church, 4019 S. Main St., will be open Thursday, April 2, from 1 p.m. until the food is gone.

The giveaway is on a first come, first served basis...

NAACP plans press conference Tuesday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The Pine Bluff Branch of the NAACP will hold a press conference at noon Tuesday, March 31, at the Eighth Avenue side of the civic complex (or in council chambers if it rains).

The purpose...

UAPB among schools to host STEM event for girls

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is among 11 institutions chosen to host a girls STEM conference.

The event at UAPB will be held Saturday, April 11, for girls in grades 10-12 in...