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Beebe choose PB native as interim director

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as interim director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology.

A native of Pine Bluff, Tyson previously worked in...

SONLite to host Hallelujah party Oct. 31

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

A Hallelujah party will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the resource center/gym across the street from SONLite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St.

SONLite and its pastor, Jenise “Sandy”...

Grace Temple plans Truck of Treats Friday

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

The public is invited to attend the Trunk of Treats on the parking lot of Grace Temple Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

Grace Temple is sponsoring a new...

Fall festival set at convention center on Halloween

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Pine Bluff Police Department will sponsor a fall festival with fun activities for the entire family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free.


Ward 1 alderman challenger critical of incumbent’s claims of help

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Incumbent Thelma Walker said that criticism from her Pine Bluff Ward 1 alderman race opponent, the Rev. Jesse C. Turner, concerning some of her campaign comments is baseless.

“I am not...

Teachers’ salaries simultaneously attract, deter qualified educators

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

Jefferson County school districts consider a host of competing factors in determining teachers’ salaries and find some employees leave for greater pay while others arrive for the same reason....

Food safety inspections 10-25-14

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...


Tape recording indicates that boyfriend threatened police lieutenant before August shooting

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

A recording of a phone conversation recorded a short time before Pine Bluff Police Lt. Denise Richardson shot her boyfriend Aug. 15 indicated that the man, Percy Smith, threatened Richardson...


Final campaign stretch brings more Cotton, Pryor ads

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton announced new ad campaigns on Friday as their race for Arkansas’ U.S. Senate seat heads to the finish line.

Cotton’s campaign said...


Comeback attempts resonate with struggling Razorbacks

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas turned in one of its worst performances of the season last Saturday, struggling in the first half of what became its third straight loss.

One mistake turned into two...