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USDA reminds farmers about conservation form

Jul 29, 2014 10:07am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently reminded farmers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland...

Free computer classes set

Jul 29, 2014 10:07am

Free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Library, according to Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corp.

The one-hour classes will be...

Scholarship to honor late Dollarway educator, HSU graduate

Jul 29, 2014 9:07am

The Maurice R. Horton Sr. Emerging Leader Memorial Scholarship endowment at Henderson State University will be awarded at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at city hall at Pine Bluff.

The late...

Promotion to benefit first responders

Jul 29, 2014 9:07am

A business offers a promotion to aid first responders July 30-Aug. 26.

Brookshire’s customers are encouraged to purchase Gatorade and place it in bins in the stores to be given to local...

Arkansas sales tax holiday this weekend

Jul 28, 2014 10:07pm

FORT SMITH — The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Saturday in Arkansas.

The tax holiday, which cuts state...

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One killed, three injured in shooting at neighborhood reunion

Jul 28, 2014 11:07pm

Organizers of the west side neighborhood reunion where one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting this weekend say the violence will not deter them from their goal.

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Biggest Stage Yet: Western Little Leaguers to play regionals on TV

Jul 28, 2014 10:07pm

After Steven Howell hit the walk-off single that propelled the Pine Bluff Western Little League past White Hall in the 11-and-12-year-old Little League state championship, he cried tears of joy....

Pride before and after falls

Jul 28, 2014 10:07pm

With the dangerous collapse of a second aging building along Main Street, Pine Bluff has arrived at a critical juncture. Either our municipal leaders step up to the plate and do what needs be done...

College cost isn’t big problem for poor students

Jul 28, 2014 10:07pm

To judge by this summer’s banner policy proposals, the most important question for higher-education reform right now is giving students easier access to loans. But evidence from Canada suggests...

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Turner to challenge Walker for 1st Ward alderman

Jul 28, 2014 9:07pm

Longtime community activist and public safety advocate the Rev. Jesse Turner has officially entered the race for Pine Bluff City Council Ward 1 alderman as an independent.

“City business is...

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