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Pennington, Pittillo, Tucker and Vereen going into WH hall

Apr 16, 2015 5:04pm

Former White Hall High School athletes James Pennington, Scott Pittillo and Jaratio Tucker and late head football coach Charlie Vereen will be inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame for...

County 4-H offers summer learning opportunities

Apr 16, 2015 5:04pm

The Jefferson County 4-H program will conduct a variety of educational activities that will offer county youths ages 5 to 19 an opportunity for summer learning in a safe, fun and informal...

Alethea Club discusses Mary Todd Lincoln

Apr 16, 2015 4:04pm

The Alethea Club met recently at Margland for its monthly luncheon meeting.

Jeanette McGrew presented the program on President Abraham Lincoln’s wife Mary Todd Lincoln as part of the club’s...

Friend’s food criticism is hard to swallow

Apr 16, 2015 4:04pm

Dear Abby,

My wife and I have a friend, “Jonah,” whom we love dearly, but he has no filter. He’s college-educated, has a white-collar job and is over 50. The problem is, anytime we invite...

Calendar of Events

Apr 16, 2015 4:04pm


17 — The “Bombs, Bones & Bacteria” exhibit runs through June 20 at the Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St. The mixed media work of Robert Reep and Tom...


Experts: Knowledge, prevention, medications key to heart health

Apr 16, 2015 3:04pm

The Jefferson Regional Medical Center was giving out food and knowledge Thursday during the Love Your Heart Luncheon.

The luncheon was held at JRMC, where a heart-healthy salad was served,...

PB School Board plans work session today, April 16

Apr 16, 2015 2:04pm

The Pine Bluff School Board will hold a work session training at 5:30 p.m. today, April 16, in the boardroom of the administration center, 512 S. Pine St.

Airport manager authorized to seek grant for ground power unit

Apr 16, 2015 2:04pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission on Thursday gave airport manager Doug Hale the go-ahead to seek a state grant to purchase a new Ground Power Unit.

Hale said the GPU is used to jump start...


Army will award Purple Heart to Little Rock soldiers

Apr 16, 2015 2:04pm

WASHINGTON — Two Arkansas soldiers will receive a Purple Heart nearly six years after being shot outside a Little Rock recruiting center.

The medals will be awarded to the family of Army...

Get spring-calving beef heifers ready to breed, experts say

Apr 16, 2015 2:04pm

Most cattle producers breed their cows in June so they will calve in March and April, but heifers should be bred 20 to 30 days before the rest of the herd, said David Fernandez, Cooperative...