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Repairs ‘critical’ at Arkansas River lock and dams

Aug 25, 2014 5:08pm

BARLING — The James W. Trimble Lock and Dam is the most used lock on the 447-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for commercial purposes, but that hasn’t kept “Lock 13” from...


Police seek two on separate theft allegations

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating two people wanted for thefts in separate incidents.

According to a news release from police, David A. Miller, 34, whose last known address...


Ross proposes income tax exemption for veterans

Aug 25, 2014 7:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Ross on Monday outlined a package of proposals to aid Arkansas veterans, including an income-tax exemption for military retirement pay.


Beebe names residents to state boards

Aug 25, 2014 4:08pm

​Arkansas News Bureau

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced 35 appointments to state boards and commissions including these Southeast Arkansas residents:

— Paul Bennett...


Hendrick replaces Cole on Lions’ coaching staff

Aug 25, 2014 3:08pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s football coaching staff will look slightly different from when it started preseason camp earlier this month.

Head coach Monte Coleman announced during Monday’s SWAC...

Monticello residents to be featured in Guachoya exhibit

Aug 25, 2014 3:08pm

Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village will have a reception for the Elgenia Ross-Isabel Bacon exhibit from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4.

Both women have long careers in the arts, Ross with...

One killed, two injured in Monday traffic accident

Aug 25, 2014 2:08pm

One person was killed and two were injured in a two-vehicle traffic accident on South Blake Street Monday morning.

Alice Wooley, 73, was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center where she...

Witt to discuss law enforcement in PB meeting

Aug 25, 2014 2:08pm

James Lee Witt, Democratic candidate for 4th District Congressman, will discuss law enforcement and public safety in an event in Pine Bluff from 4:30–6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Witt will...

Jefferson County Republican Women hold monthly meeting

Aug 25, 2014 2:08pm

The Jefferson County Republican Women’s Club recently held its monthly meeting at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The guest speaker was Ken Robinson of Pine Bluff Psychological Associates, 207...

Harlow’s staff to take Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 25, 2014 1:08pm

GREENVILLE, Miss. – Harlow’s Casino Resort and Spa team members will raise funds for the ALS Association by participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 1:30 p.m.