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Ordinance to add police lieutenant to be considered by council

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

A proposed ordinance that would add one lieutenant position to the Pine Bluff Police Department is scheduled to be read for the first time Monday night at the meeting of the Pine Bluff City...

Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 31st Breeders’ Cup

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm


Santa Anita Park Saturday, November 1, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Best Bet: Race 6 Judy the Beauty Best Long Shot: Race 1 Cool Comfort

No. Horse...

Mayor, city council announce Listening Tour

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has announced a Listening Tour.

The tour is intended to gather information concerning the city’s strengths and weaknesses and to focus on future priorities,...

In Pine Bluff aldermen races, three of four incumbents raise more money than challengers

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

Three of the four incumbent aldermen raised more money than their challengers, according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.

In the Ward 1 race, incumbent Thelma Walker was...

Lack of available land stopped Jefferson County prison bid

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

Pine Bluff and Jefferson County will not be among the areas considered by the Arkansas Department of Correction for a new prison, but it wasn’t because local economic development leaders didn’t...

Gov. candidate Ross to visit

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross is visiting Pine Bluff in the upcoming days.

The stops will be:

- 3 p.m. Saturday — University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football game at...


County clerk issued warning letter by state board

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

The State Board of Election Commissioners issued a warning letter to Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Johnson as a result of a complaint filed by David Singer alleging that Johnson had violated...

Red Wolves not deterred by loss

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

JONESBORO — The race is far from over.

Arkansas State has been in this position and the one thing it knows better than anyone is nothing is decided. It’s the Red Wolves’ belief that...

Gimme Five: Keys to tonight’s UA game

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

1. Tackle Well

MSU back Josh Robinson is like a bowling ball on legs, breaking tackles en route to big plays. QB Dak Prescott is a big, physical runner. Arkansas’ ability to tackle well and...

City to honor veterans

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and the city of Pine Bluff will host a Veterans Day Commemorative celebration to honor all veterans at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the flag pole at city hall, 200 E. Eighth...