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City employee insurer switch to Blue Cross set for Jan. 1

Oct 28, 2014 6:10pm

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pine Bluff city employees and their families will be insured by Arkansas Blue Cross-Blue Shield, saving the city and non-traditional families money, but raising rates for...

Election coordinator says everything ready for election

Oct 28, 2014 6:10pm

With the November general election just a week away, the Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners was told Tuesday that everything is ready to go.

“We’ve received the updates from...

City director, lawyer battle for Little Rock legislative seat

Oct 28, 2014 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — One of the most hard-fought state legislative races in Arkansas is the contest for the seat now held by Rep. John Edwards, D-Little Rock, who is prohibited by term limits from...

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Hutchinson surpasses Ross in October fundraising

Oct 28, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson has raised nearly $266,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in October, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday...

Missing Redfield teenager found

Oct 28, 2014 8:10pm

A Redfield teenager who was reported missing Monday, Oct. 20, was found Monday night in Russellville.

Sheriff’s Office Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr. said Samantha Danley, 16, was locaated and...

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Spam Award

Oct 28, 2014 4:10pm

Bonnie Ferguson of Redfield won first place in the Great American Spam Championship at the Arkansas State Fair.

She won $150 for her dish, Spam Empanadas. (Special to The Progress)

Fire calls

Oct 28, 2014 4:10pm

White Hall

Volunteer Fire Department

Oct. 16

708 Hulse Road, FGAS

Wright-Pastoria

Volunteer Fire Department

Oct. 10

2400 State Farm Road, FVEH

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Special prosecutor to review investigation into county clerk

Oct 28, 2014 5:10pm

A special prosecutor will be appointed to review the Arkansas State Police investigation into Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson.

On Monday, Circuit Judge Berlin C. Jones signed...

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Razorback Tickets

Oct 28, 2014 3:10pm

David Judkins, owner of KeepSakes Jewelry, presents two tickets to Thresa Hill of White Hall to the Arkansas vs. UAB game at Fayetteville on Oct. 2 in a drawing Barr won at KeepSakes Jewelry and...

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Vivian Kalkbrenner

Oct 28, 2014 3:10pm

Vivian Walters Kalkbrenner, 94, of Pine Bluff, died at Jefferson Regional Medical Center on Monday, October 27, 2014. She was born January 13, 1920, in Cornerstone, Jefferson County, Ark.,...

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