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Reported county crimes drop nearly 20 percent in January

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

Reported crimes in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson County declined almost 20 percent in January, compared to the figures from a year ago, according to a report from the Jefferson County...

Symphony to host barbecue fundraiser

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

The Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra will host a fundraiser featuring Corky’s Bar-B-Q from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W....

Nominations open for Biz Expo awards

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

Members of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor a Business Person of the Year and Non-Profit Business of the Year during the 2015 Business Expo.

The winners will be...

WH Lions Club to meet

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

Superintendent Larry Smith of the White Hall School District will be the guest speaker at the White Hall Noon Lions Club meeting at noon Thursday, March 5, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall.



Chess Winner

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

William Donham is congratulated by his teacher, LaNell Bowen, after winning at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative’s Chess Tournament.

William is a third-grader at L.L.Owen...

Learning center plans Black History program

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

The Oak Park School 21st Century Community Learning Center will host a Black History program at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at First United Methodist Church.

The speaker will be the Rev....

White Hall church plans fish fry

Mar 02, 2015 2:03pm

White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., will host a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 6.

Meals include fish, chicken, fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, beans, drinks and desserts...

Regional Roundup

Mar 01, 2015 11:03pm


Fordyce 70, Prescott 53

FORDYCE – The Redbugs (13-11) turned the tide on their home court after trailing 28-23 at halftime and rode a scoring outburst by Ariyon...


Owls still rule region

Mar 02, 2015 4:03pm

FORDYCE — The McGehee Owls are used to the feeling of winning a regional championship by now. But this one brought out plenty of emotion in the perennial state title contenders.

“It feels...


Ladybugs leave nothing to chance at home

Mar 02, 2015 4:03pm

FORDYCE — Maybe no team from the 8-3A Conference has as much scoring depth as Fordyce in girls basketball. But if anything can outshine the Ladybugs’ offense, it’s their defense.