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Anna Hiryak

Dec 16, 2014 6:12am

Anna M. Hiryak, 93, of Pine Bluff, went to be with her Lord Thursday, December 11, 2014.

She was born on September 30, 1921 in Little Rock, daughter of the late Frank and Regina Jorski...

Katie Reep

Dec 16, 2014 6:12am

WARREN - Katie Sue Young Reep, age 84, of Warren, Ark., died Saturday December 13, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born April 22, 1930 in Rye, Ark, a daughter of the late James Samuel “Jim”...

Preps Roundup: White Hall girls win classic opener

Dec 15, 2014 11:12pm

WHITE HALL — The White Hall girls basketball team used a solid defensive effort to earn a 45-25 victory over DeWitt in the first game of the Relyance Bank Classic on Monday.

In Monday’s win...

Digest for 12-16-14

Dec 15, 2014 11:12pm


Local boxers heading to regional tournament

The St. James United Methodist Church Boxing team is returning to the Regional Boxing Tournament hosted by the Arkansas Boxing...

Cyclones pull away from pesky Lady Lions

Dec 15, 2014 10:12pm

AMES, Iowa — The Arkansas-Pine Bluff women’s basketball team took advantage of a cold start by Iowa State to build an early six-point lead against its Big 12 opponent on the road Sunday.



Moody Recyclers

Dec 15, 2014 9:12pm

Andrea Ray’s third-graders at Gandy Elementary made Christmas ornaments from recycled materials for the Jefferson County Christmas Tree. The class presented the ornaments to Jefferson County Judge...


Dec 15, 2014 9:12pm

An Arkansas News Bureau story published Sunday incorrectly stated that there are only two locations, one in Little Rock and one in Fayetteville, where women can obtain abortions in Arkansas. There...


City Council approves budget, bonuses for municipal employees

Dec 15, 2014 8:12pm

The Pine Bluff City Council approved a roughly $49 million budget Monday to pay for municipal services, salaries, equipment and building projects in 2015.

Alderman Steven Mays, Alderman...

Watson Chapel School Board discusses academic distress plan

Dec 15, 2014 8:12pm

The Watson Chapel School Board presented several ideas on how to get the high school out of academic distress to the public at its meeting Monday night.

“We have been working diligently on...

Distinguishing want from need

Dec 15, 2014 7:12pm

A little more than a month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal by a man on Alabama’s death row for the 1989 pipe bomb death of Federal Appeals Court Judge Robert S. Vance. Without comment...