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Apparently fraudulent voter registration card spurs investigation

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

The issuance of an apparently fraudulent voter registration card is causing state officials to investigate its origin and the possibility of fraud.

Pine Bluff resident Douglas F. Smith says...


Quorum committees face light agenda Tuesday

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

Only two items are scheduled to be discussed Tuesday when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Quorum Courtroom.

A proposed $6,500 appropriation...


Ordinance to add police lieutenant to be considered by council

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

A proposed ordinance that would add one lieutenant position to the Pine Bluff Police Department is scheduled to be read for the first time Monday night at the meeting of the Pine Bluff City...

Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 31st Breeders’ Cup

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm


Santa Anita Park Saturday, November 1, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Best Bet: Race 6 Judy the Beauty Best Long Shot: Race 1 Cool Comfort

No. Horse...

Mayor, city council announce Listening Tour

Oct 31, 2014 6:10pm

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has announced a Listening Tour.

The tour is intended to gather information concerning the city’s strengths and weaknesses and to focus on future priorities,...

In Pine Bluff aldermen races, three of four incumbents raise more money than challengers

Oct 31, 2014 8:10pm

Three of the four incumbent aldermen raised more money than their challengers, according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.

In the Ward 1 race, incumbent Thelma Walker was...

Lack of available land stopped Jefferson County prison bid

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

Pine Bluff and Jefferson County will not be among the areas considered by the Arkansas Department of Correction for a new prison, but it wasn’t because local economic development leaders didn’t...

Gov. candidate Ross to visit

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross is visiting Pine Bluff in the upcoming days.

The stops will be:

- 3 p.m. Saturday — University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football game at...


County clerk issued warning letter by state board

Oct 31, 2014 8:10pm

The State Board of Election Commissioners issued a warning letter to Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Johnson as a result of a complaint filed by David Singer alleging that Johnson had violated...

Red Wolves not deterred by loss

Oct 31, 2014 5:10pm

JONESBORO — The race is far from over.

Arkansas State has been in this position and the one thing it knows better than anyone is nothing is decided. It’s the Red Wolves’ belief that...