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Stout Hazen defense stands in Rison’s way

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

RISON — Preparing for a defense that has yielded just 76 points in a dozen games this season is the task facing Rison this week, as the Wildcats (11-1) travel to Hazen on Friday night to challenge...

State gay marriage ban struck by federal judge

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

Arkansas’ gay marriage ban was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge who also put a hold on the order so the state could consider an appeal.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker made the...

White wins Altheimer alderman runoff

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

Travis D. White won the runoff race for the Altheimer alderman Ward 2, Position 1 seat Tuesday against Kim Love, 54 votes to 22.

The vote totals were complete but unofficial. They will be...


Lighthouse uses Ferguson events as ‘teachable moment’

Nov 25, 2014 8:11pm

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School students met with two community leaders on Tuesday and discussed interactions with police officers.

One topic centered on Ferguson, Mo., where a grand...


Jack Robey shows older generations a brighter tomorrow

Nov 25, 2014 8:11pm

The sounds of generations past flooded the halls of Jack Robey Junior High School on Tuesday as the students held their first Thanksgiving Dinner for senior citizens event.

As people walked...

Pine Bluff Planning Commission approves tavern

Nov 25, 2014 7:11pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a man proposing to open a tavern at 315 E. Harding Ave., contingent upon meeting regulations and recommendations.



Redbugs aiming for redemption against Buckaroos

Nov 25, 2014 7:11pm

On Oct. 17, Smackover traveled to Fordyce and handed the Redbugs their first loss in 6-3A Conference play. This Friday, Fordyce will look to return the favor by going to Smackover and knocking the...

Pine Bluff High School students donate food for the hungry

Nov 25, 2014 6:11pm

Pine Bluff High School students donated about 6,500 non-perishable food items Tuesday to benefit hungry people through Salvation Army and Neighbor to Neighbor.

Pine Bluff High School art...


Downtown Rotary Club tours new fire station

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Members of the Pine Bluff Downtown Rotary Club got an up close and personal look at the city’s newest fire station Tuesday when they held their weekly meeting there.

The new station, near...


Phi Beta Sigma chapters perform community service activities

Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

Gamma Psi Sigma and Beta Theta Chapters of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. recently held two activities to serve the local communities in the Pine Bluff area.

The chapters sponsored a sleep-...