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Christmas holiday closings announced

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

The following agencies have announced their closing schedules in observance of Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25:

Schools

White Hall Schools — Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2.

Watson...

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Arsenal employee receives award

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

Debra Graves, a child, youth program assistant for Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Child Development Center, has been awarded a national Child Development Associate certification from the Council of...

Tolbert completes basic training

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

Army Pvt. Erica L. Tolbert has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Tolbert is the granddaughter of Anita Bailey of Pine Bluff, daughter of Lashawanda Felder...

AHTD urges caution during holiday traveling

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department asks drivers to visit IDriveArkansas.com to find out about highway work sites before traveling during the holidays.

To aid in...

UAPB sets agribusiness workshops

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program will conduct agribusiness workshops for producers at the following sites from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

• Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Pine...

Pine Bluff School District prepares for PARCC

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

The Pine Bluff School District received a waiver from the state to have more time to prepare for the online-testing portion of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers,...

Christmas a time of opportunity

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

This is the time of year when so many of us worry about the “perfect” gift, the “perfect” meal and the “perfect” outfit. Often subconsciously we hold ourselves to an unobtainable Norman Rockwell...

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Council to consider forming small, minority business advocacy group

Dec 19, 2014 5:12pm

A proposal is coming before the Pine Bluff City Council that would form an advisory committee comprised of owners of small business to help people considering opening a business in Pine Bluff....

Ethics panel fines sponsor of alcohol measure $250

Dec 19, 2014 5:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to issue a $250 fine and a public letter of caution to the ballot question committee Let Arkansas Decide for failing to disclose...

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Churches partner with UAPB in banning tobacco use on church properties

Dec 19, 2014 5:12pm

One person smoking cigarettes on a church property is one too many for Pastor Curtis Cook of Joy Community Church.

He sees many people come to a worship service, step outside, light a...

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