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Tom Austin

Aug 01, 2014 6:08am

Mr. Tom Austin, Jr., 68 of Pine Bluff passed Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was born in Sherrill, Ark. to the late Tom Austin, Sr. and Rutha (Jiles) Howell.

Funeral services will be Saturday,...


Two Striders earn all-America honors

Jul 31, 2014 10:07pm

HOUSTON — The Louis Moss Striders, a local track club, sent 22 athletes to the 2014 USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics with two of those returning with all-America honors.



WC alum Ollison signs with Alabama university

Jul 31, 2014 9:07pm

Former Watson Chapel standout Rodney Ollison has signed to basketball with Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Ollison, a 6-foot-5 forward, heads to the NAIA school after two years...


Healing Place Ministries hosts summer camp

Jul 31, 2014 8:07pm

Healing Place Ministries enjoyed continued community collaborations during its four weeks of Summer Community Camp for at-risk and disadvantaged children and youth.

Assisting with the...

Spartans, Cardinal highlight Lions’ hoop schedule

Jul 31, 2014 8:07pm

A tournament, two classics and matchups with Michigan State and Stanford all but comprise Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, which coach George Ivory has just released.


Covenant Recovery expanding

Jul 31, 2014 8:07pm

The Covenant Recovery Inc. substance abuse recovery center has grown rapidly in the two years that it has been accepting residents at its original location and this week obtained permission from...

Committee considers stricter enforcement of commercial building codes

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Public Health and Welfare Committee met with city officials Thursday to consider how best to ensure city building codes are followed and enforced, especially in light...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe planning to open in Pine Bluff

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

People looking for healthy cuisine in a casual dining setting will find a new option later this year as Tropical Smoothie Cafe plans to open a restaurant in Pine Bluff.

Tropical Development...


Henry Jackson

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

MCGEHEE — Mr. Henry Lee Jackson, 65 of McGehee passed Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Born September 14, 1948 in Tillar, Arkansas, he was a son of...

Depository board considers city money investment options

Jul 31, 2014 7:07pm

The city of Pine Bluff Depository Board — created by a city council vote at a May 5 meeting — held its inaugural meeting Thursday in the mayor’s conference room.

Made up of Mayor Debe...