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Father, son unite for four-ball

Jul 12, 2014 6:07pm

With roughly three hours separating Bill Ross and Bill Ross Jr., the two don’t have many opportunities to play golf together.

“We would like to play more often,” the younger Ross said. “But...


Arrest made in double homicide

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

An arrest has been made in a double homicide discovered Friday morning on Cowboy Drive.

William Cody Childress, 21, who is from Mississippi, was booked into the Jefferson County jail at 6:...


Tomatoes at the Trotter — Feeding the body and the mind

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

MONTICELLO — The 2014 Tomatoes at the Trotter not only fed tomato enthusiasts, but also the University of Arkansas-Monticello School of Agriculture Scholarship Fund.

“It went extremely well...


AKA honors participants of Emerging Young Leaders Program

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

The Emerging Young Leaders program of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter recently held its graduation luncheon at Barraque Street Baptist Church to honor eighth-grade...


Hollywood wardrobes topic of program at recent Mathontes Club meeting

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

LaNelle Roberts was resplendent in green sequins as she modeled a copy of the “curtain dress,” designed by Bob Mackie for a skit on “The Carol Burnett Show,” at the recent meeting of the Mathontes...


McClary and Yvonne Merritt celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

Merritt: McClary and Yvonne Merritt of Pine Bluff, Ark., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a beautiful anniversary party on July 11, 2014, at 6 p.m. at Harbor Oaks Golf Course.



Dale and Dorothy Harris celebrate 50 years of marriage

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

Harris: Kim and Wayne Anderson and Allison and Chris Yaney recently hosted a 50th anniversary barbecue in honor of Dale and Dorothy Harris at the Anderson home.

The barbecue was prepared by...


Pine Bluff woman to celebrate 90th birthday

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

Myrtle P. Joshua will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 17. A birthday celebration in her honor will be held at 4 p.m. July 19 at Mount Harmony Baptist Church Family Life Center, 812 E. Harding...

Healthbytes - Eating healthy on a budget

Jul 12, 2014 10:07am

As a registered dietitian, I don’t know how many times I’ve heard, “I can’t afford to eat healthy,” or, “healthy food is so expensive.” The truth is, as individuals and as a society, we can no...

Washington Digest - Senate shoots down sportsmen’s bill

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

WASHINGTON — Legislation that would expand hunting and fishing access on federal land failed to advance in the Senate last week over a political battle on gun rights.

Action came to a halt...