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Sanders Lock and Dam closes

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

The Emmett Sanders Lock and Dam at Pine Bluff has closed to navigation traffic because of high water flows on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

The lock will reopen when...

Court won’t hear new arguments, won’t lift stay in gay marriage case

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said it will not hear new oral arguments in the state’s appeal of a circuit judge’s ruling that Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage is...

Cool, rainy spring boosts clover

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

While that first cutting of fescue hay awaits rescue in rain-sodden meadows, Arkansas’ cool, rainy spring has one bright side: clover.

Andy Vangilder, Clay County extension staff chair for...

County Judge talks about cooperation, financial woes at West Pine Bluff Rotary

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

Jefferson County Judge Dutch King said on Thursday that he and Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth are able to work together, with each helping the other when asked.

Speaking to the West...

Water World

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

Water floods Regional Park on Thursday afternoon as a thunderstorm drops rain on an already saturated landscape. Hydrologists are expecting the Arkansas River at Pine Bluff to rise until Friday...

Warrant issued for another arrest of Little Rock boxer

May 28, 2015 10:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County district judge issued a second-degree battery warrant Thursday for the arrest of boxer Jermain Taylor of Little Rock.

Taylor is accused of assaulting another...

Dillard hires former Weevils coach Newell

May 28, 2015 4:05pm

NEW ORLEANS – Former Arkansas-Monticello men’s basketball coach Mike Newell was named head coach at Dillard University, a NAIA institution in the Crescent City, on Thursday.

Newell’s most...

Nominees for Aviation Commission recommended by committee

May 28, 2015 3:05pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Traffic and Aviation Committee voted in favor of do-pass recommendations Thursday on resolutions involving two people who want to serve on the Pine Bluff Aviation...

PBHS band performs at Walt Disney World Resort

May 28, 2015 3:05pm

The Pine Bluff High School Marching Band entertained resort guests Monday, May 25, at the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

The group traveled to the resort to take...

Father, daughter graduate in 2015

May 28, 2015 2:05pm

Anthony Smith and his daughter, Travae Smith, both graduated from two different schools in spring 2015.

Anthony Smith graduated May 9 with his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of...

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