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Enrollment open for Cotton Transition Assistance

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Cotton producers have until Oct. 7 to enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, a bridge to the changes that will take place in the 2015 growing season under the 2014 Farm Bill.


34th Avenue slates open house

Aug 29, 2014 6:08pm

Thirty-Fourth Avenue Elementary School, 801 E. 34th Ave., will have its open house Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All parents are invited to attend.

Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Meincke of Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance. The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at...

St. Luke sets back-to-school event Saturday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

A St. Luke Youth Back-to-School Cookout will be held at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 32 School St., Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will be free food, games, books and...

Central Park neighbors to meet Tuesday

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

The Central Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. Ice cream cones will be served.

Gimme Five: Keys to today’s UA game

Aug 29, 2014 5:08pm

1. Curb Penalties, Turnovers

Turnovers and penalties killed Arkansas on offense last season, playing a role in the woes. Protecting the football has been an emphasis of preseason camp. So...


State health officer tells lawmakers of Ebola precautions

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is minimal, but that isn’t stopping the Arkansas Department of Health from preparing for the possibility, the agency’s director told a...

Davis denies violating Freedom of Information Act

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

The chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners said Friday an executive session he called Monday did not violate the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Ted Davis...

Church news 8-29-14

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm


An appreciation program will be held for the pastor and wife, Rev. R.W. Alexander and Linda Alexander at Mt. Pleasant AME Church, 1201 Magnolia St., beginning with the...

Coronary stents: Wonderful technology, but not without flaws

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

Coronary stenting has become a mainstay of treatment for obstructive coronary artery disease.

Since the first use in 1986, stent technology has advanced rapidly and has supplanted bypass...