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Four-horse race to replace Anderson

Apr 01, 2015 8:04pm

It’s been a few seasons since there was even a slight quarterback battle at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. That’s what happens when a talent like Ben Anderson is on campus.

But now that the four-year...


Self-styled ambassador makes court appearance

Apr 01, 2015 8:04pm

A Pine Bluff man who calls himself an “ambassador for the Republic of Conch” made his first appearance Tuesday in Pine Bluff District Court.

The Nimrod Sterling, aka Nimrod Sanders, 41, is...

Pine Bluff chapter of SCORE closes, but service remains available in Little Rock

Apr 01, 2015 8:04pm

The Pine Bluff SCORE location closed its doors in March, but those looking for business advice may still call the Little Rock office.

Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County...

Former Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt dies at 92

Apr 01, 2015 7:04pm

WASHINGTON — John Paul Hammerschmidt, one of Arkansas’ longest-serving and most respected congressmen, died Wednesday at age 92.

Hammerschmidt served 26 years in Congress representing...

Election commission to close out bank accounts flagged by auditors

Apr 01, 2015 7:04pm

In order to satisfy a report from the state Division of Legislative Audit, the Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners on Wednesday voted to close two bank accounts that they have...

Family Fun Day scheduled for May 2

Apr 01, 2015 5:04pm

Organizers of Family Fun Day reminded people Wednesday to mark their calendars for Saturday, May 2, to take part in outdoor games at Regional Park in the amphitheatre area.

Family Fun Day...


Making Connections

Apr 01, 2015 4:04pm

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff junior Xavier Walls of Little Rock, right, speaks with Cintas account executive Dameian White at a UAPB career fair Wednesday. A computer science major, Walls...

Holiday closings set for Good Friday

Apr 01, 2015 4:04pm

The following agencies will be closed in observance of Good Friday, April 3:


Dollarway School District

Pine Bluff School District

Jenkins Memorial Center


United Way plans meeting April 7

Apr 01, 2015 4:04pm

The United Way of Southeast Arkansas will announce its public report on its fall fundraising campaign at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

The meeting will be held in rooms A and B of the Donald W....

Simmons to release earnings report April 23

Apr 01, 2015 4:04pm

Simmons First National Corp. expects to release first quarter 2015 earnings prior to the market opening on Thursday, April 23, followed by a live conference call at 3 p.m.