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Police reports

Sep 02, 2014 5:09pm

On Aug. 21, Sgt. Mark Bradley and Sgt. Sandy Castleberry were sent to Bass Street and McDaniel Street in reference to a white pickup speeding on the roadway.

Bradley reported that he met a...


Bond set in alleged rape

Sep 02, 2014 5:09pm

A $25,000 bond was set Tuesday for a man who allegedly raped a minor female in June.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after ruling prosecutors had probable cause...


Traffic stop Sunday leads to drug arrest

Sep 02, 2014 5:09pm

A traffic stop by police on a vehicle that had gone around a police car that was blocking railroad tracks where a truck had gotten stuck resulted in the arrest of the driver on drug-related...


Brothers arrested after alleged altercations

Sep 02, 2014 5:09pm

Two brothers who allegedly got into altercations Saturday were arrested after they allegedly pointed guns at each other.

Larry Brunson, 30, and Lekelon Brunson, 28, were allegedly involved...

State Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in voter ID case

Sep 02, 2014 5:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court said Tuesday it will hear oral arguments Oct. 2 in a case challenging the state’s voter ID law.

The court will hear arguments in the state’s appeal...


Dassault Falcon Jet breaks ground for $60 million expansion of LR plant

Sep 02, 2014 2:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground Tuesday on a $60 million expansion of its jet completion facility in Little Rock.

The project will add 250,000 square feet to the facility,...


Sissy Jones to present newest fashion trends at luncheon

Sep 02, 2014 1:09pm

The Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra Notables will host their annual membership luncheon on Sept. 17 at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Seating will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The theme for this year’s...

Producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by Sept. 30

Sep 02, 2014 1:09pm

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging producers who suffered disaster-related losses to seek assistance by Sept. 30 because payment reductions will take place for those...

Cotton staff to discuss VA-related questions in PB, Sheridan

Sep 02, 2014 1:09pm

Congressman Tom Cotton’s staff will provide information and answer questions during Veterans Assistance sessions in Pine Bluff and Sheridan.

Residents may meet with staff to discuss VA...


Dollarway School District sees decline in students

Sep 02, 2014 2:09pm

The Dollarway School District saw a decline of six students from 2012-2013 to 2013-2014, as measured by its average daily attendance over the first three-quarters of each year.

The district...