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Edgewood students win PBPD art contest

May 05, 2015 5:05pm

Three first-grade students from Edgewood Elementary School recently won top awards in a coloring contest sponsored by the Pine Bluff Police Department.

Winners were first place, Bradley...

Hutchinson plans school tour to promote computer science

May 05, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson will visit several Arkansas high schools this month to encourage students to sign up for newly offered computer science courses for the 2015-16 school year, his...


PB educator takes lead at Quest Charter School

May 05, 2015 5:05pm

Arnold Robertson, a long-time educator who taught in Pine Bluff and Dollarway school districts, will become the new school director at Quest Charter School of Pine Bluff this summer.



Sidewalks to be built near Morehead Middle; utility lines to be buried along University Drive

May 05, 2015 5:05pm

The Pine Bluff City Council approved a resolution Monday to appropriate money from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to pay for a Dollarway Safe Route to School Project.



Huckabee announces presidential candidacy in hometown

May 05, 2015 5:05pm

HOPE — The town that was the birthplace of both Mike Huckabee and Bill Clinton was the scene of Huckabee’s official announcement Tuesday of his entry into the 2016 presidential race.



Drop in reported robberies part of overall reported crime decrease in April

May 05, 2015 4:05pm

For the first time since October 2014, reported robberies in Pine Bluff were in single digits, helping to fuel a 12.97 percent decrease in crime in April, compared to numbers from 2014.



Simmons Bank CEO earned more than $1.5 million in 2014

May 05, 2015 4:05pm

Simmons First National Corp.’s top executive earned more than $1.5 million last year, based on a May 1 proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Simmons Chairman...


Arts Center plans Saturday FunDay

May 05, 2015 4:05pm

The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will host its free, monthly Second Saturday Family FunDay from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

Participants will use images,...

MECA board meets May 6

May 05, 2015 4:05pm

The Metropolitan Emergency Communication Association Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the Jefferson County Office of Emergency Management EOC room.

Details: Melinda...

Grapevine Cemetery memorial set

May 05, 2015 4:05pm

The Grapevine Cemetery Memorial Service will be held at Sardis Baptist Church, Sunday, May 17, following the church’s 11 a.m. worship service.

A potluck fellowship meal will be held after...