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Rison: The 8-2A foe that matters most to Hector

Nov 19, 2014 8:11pm

RISON — The Hector Wildcats are 19-2 in their last 21 games. That pair of defeats has come at the hands of a couple of Rison’s 8-2A Conference foes — Junction City, in last year’s state playoff...


Defense Rules, Too: Not much gets past Cardinals’ secondary

Nov 19, 2014 7:11pm

Top-ranked Dollarway intercepted four Gentry passes last Friday, and senior Henri Murphy didn’t get to take part in the defensive party.

The team leader in picks before that 47-0 victory,...


Ivory pleased with Lions’ improvement

Nov 19, 2014 7:11pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball coach George Ivory said he learned several things about his team from a season-opening trip to Hawaii.

The Golden Lions finished the Outrigger Resorts...

Anti-bullying rally set Saturday

Nov 19, 2014 5:11pm

An anti-bullying rally will be held at The Pines mall cafe court from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The event will address bullying among youth and feature various speakers including Lannette...

Women’s health fair set Saturday

Nov 19, 2014 5:11pm

A women’s health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 800 S. Junipher St.

The Central District Association Women’s Auxiliary...


​Gay marriage opponents rally at Capitol on eve of court hearings

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Opponents of gay marriage rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday, a day before the state Supreme Court and a federal judge are scheduled to hear arguments in separate lawsuits...


State ed board rejects proposed Redfield charter school

Nov 19, 2014 8:11pm

The proposed Redfield Tri-County Charter School’s application was rejected by the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel by a 4-2 vote Wednesday.

Keep Redfield Middle...


Health clinic offers free flu vaccinations

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

Health professionals administered flu vaccinations to hundreds of people at a clinic sponsored by the Jefferson County Health Department on Wednesday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.


PB Housing Authority to host Elderly Celebration

Nov 19, 2014 4:11pm

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority will host its ninth annual Elderly Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at the O’Neal Wilson Community Center Hallmark Development.

The event...


Rollover accident

Nov 19, 2014 2:11pm

An Arkansas State Police trooper investigates a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 270 near Stokes Road. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. He said he dozed off briefly,...