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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

Nov 01, 2014 4:11am

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...

Gimme Five: Keys to Saturday’s UA game

Nov 01, 2014 3:11am

1. Tackle well

MSU back Josh Robinson is like a bowling ball on legs, breaking tackles en route to big plays. QB Dak Prescott is a big, physical runner. Arkansas’ ability to tackle well and...

City to honor veterans

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and the city of Pine Bluff will host a Veterans Day Commemorative celebration to honor all veterans at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the flag pole at city hall, 200 E. Eighth...


Getting Ready: Staff, volunteers come together to install Enchanted Lands lights displays

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

The annual Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends is transforming Regional Park in advance of Christmas, with volunteers erecting displays of lights on Friday.

Pine Bluff Festival Association...

Arkansas gets shot against CFP’s first No. 1

Nov 01, 2014 4:11am

FAYETTEVILLE — Mississippi State became the answer to a trivia question on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were the first team to stand on top of the College Football Playoff’s inaugural poll when it...


Arsenal celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Pine Bluff Arsenal observed Hispanic Heritage Month with a guest speaker and luncheon Oct. 28 at the Arsenal’s Community Club. The guest speaker was Rev. Anil Thomas, pastor at St. Peters Catholic...

PB district to host volunteer readers

Oct 31, 2014 4:10pm

Pine Bluff School District will host volunteers reading to students in pre-K through 5th grade Tuesday, Nov. 18, between 9 and 11 a.m.

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth has proclaimed the effort as...