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Simmons files preliminary SEC statement as part of Delta Trust merger

Jul 24, 2014 7:07pm

Simmons First National Corp. on Wednesday filed a preliminary stock registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of the terms of its merger deal with Delta Trust...


Report: Adding dental, vision coverage to private option would cost nearly $43 million

Jul 24, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Requiring dental and vision coverage under Arkansas’ so-called private option would increase costs by $42.6 million a year, or about $20 per person per month, according to a report...


Winds down trees but cause no injuries

Jul 24, 2014 6:07pm

The line of severe thunderstorms that pushed south through the area early Wednesday evening produced sustained high winds that brought down numerous trees and some power lines, according to...


Names released in Redfield drug bust

Jul 24, 2014 6:07pm

REDFIELD — Redfield police have released the names associated with the arrest warrants they served Wednesday as part of a two-year multi-agency methamphetamine investigation.

Police Chief...

Golden Lions to play in Las Vegas Classic

Jul 24, 2014 5:07pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff will apparently go Vegas in December.

UAPB is one of eight men’s basketball teams that will make up the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic field that will commence at...

Hogs hoping simple approach helps defense shake rough 2013

Jul 24, 2014 5:07pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas was among the Southeastern Conference’s worst defenses last season, struggling to keep opponents from piling up yards and stepping into the end zone in its first year under...

Lighthouse Charter School accepting students

Jul 24, 2014 5:07pm

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School is accepting applications for students entering kindergarten to seventh grade for the upcoming 2014-2015 year.

Principal Stacy Luckett welcomes parents...


American-Eastern starts regional quest

Jul 24, 2014 8:07pm

While many baseball and softball teams go through district and state tournaments, the Pine Bluff American-Eastern Big League Softball team already has a regional spot in tow.

Because of a...

Grief support group to meet Saturday

Jul 24, 2014 2:07pm

A support group for people dealing with the loss of loved ones has been established by the Yolanda Pitts Ministry.

Interested participants may attend the free group entitled “Restoration, A...

WCJH announces uniform policy changes

Jul 24, 2014 2:07pm

Watson Chapel Junior High School has announced its uniform policy changes.

For 7th graders, instead of the burgundy polo style shirts previously worn, all 7th grade students must wear light...