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Search for escaped inmate continues

Jul 07, 2014 6:07pm

Prison officials are continuing their search for Timothy Buffington, who escaped from the Pine Bluff Unit on June 21.

At the time of his escape, Buffington was serving a 20-year sentence...

Shooting investigation continuing in incident at night club Saturday morning

Jul 07, 2014 6:07pm

An investigation is continuing into the shooting of a man by a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigator on the parking lot of Swan’s Bar and Grill early Saturday morning.

Dedrick...

Police chase car reported stolen, arrest driver

Jul 07, 2014 5:07pm

A report of a stolen vehicle Monday morning led to a short chase and the arrest of a man who allegedly broke into a house while fleeing police.

Markevius White, 20, was taken into custody...

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Pine Bluff schools respond to FOI request

Jul 07, 2014 5:07pm

The Pine Bluff School District released the personnel file on Thursday of a terminated employee in response to a Freedom of Information request.

Karla McDonald, 30, worked as a custodian...

Pine Bluff School Board to meet July 22

Jul 07, 2014 5:07pm

The Pine Bluff School Board has moved its regular meeting from Tuesday, July 15, to Tuesday, July 22, at 6 p.m. at the district office, 512 Pine St.

Police Reports

Jul 07, 2014 5:07pm

June 30 at 2:02 p.m., Samantha Carroll of White Hall reported that she was southbound on Arkansas Highway 365 at its intersection with Dogwood Street when a small doe ran from the east side of the...

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County assessor, tax collector say ZIP codes do not affect taxes

Jul 07, 2014 5:07pm

ZIP codes have no bearing on tax collection and how the taxes are remitted to municipalities, the Jefferson County tax collector and assessor said in a joint press release Monday.

Tax...

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Bond set in alleged arson

Jul 07, 2014 4:07pm

A $25,000 bond was set Monday for a White Hall man who allegedly set fire to a house where his mother and others lived.

Joshua Chase, 20, is the accused. Pine Bluff District Judge John...

White Hall School Board meeting rescheduled

Jul 07, 2014 4:07pm

The White Hall School Board has rescheduled its meeting for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15.

The board was originally scheduled to meet this week. The board meets in the district office, 1020...

Nominations open for Volunteer Community awards

Jul 07, 2014 12:07pm

Nominations for the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year awards are being accepted until Sept. 30. Last year, Redfield was among the winning communities.

The Arkansas Department of...

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