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Board of Realtors plan events

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

The Pine Bluff Board of Realtors will make a presentation to Special Olympics of Arkansas and host a fundraiser for Neighbor to Neighbor at Saracen Landing on Wednesday, June 10.

At 11:30 a...

Kiwanis Club to meet

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

The Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff will meet at noon, Wednesday, June 3, at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

There will be a presentation of the Kiwanis Scholarship to Sommer Yount of Watson Chapel...

Bond set in alleged domestic incident

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

A $5,000 bond was set Wednesday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly hit a child with a belt and extension cord.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors...

Simmons declares dividend

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

Simmons First National Corp.’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.23 per share quarterly cash dividend payable July 1 to shareholders of record June 15.

This dividend represents a $0....

Larry, Pearl Reed to celebrate 50th anniversary

May 28, 2015 3:05pm

Larry and Pearl Reed will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 9127 Sulphur Springs Road. Family and friends are invited.

State unemployment rate rises to 5.7 percent

May 27, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in April, according to labor statistics released Wednesday.

The state’s jobless rate last month...

Wastewater Utility treatment plant not being compromised by flooding

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility’s Boyd Point Treatment Facility is not being compromised by flooding along the Arkansas River, commissioners heard at a meeting Wednesday.

Pine Bluff...

New Community to open pantry

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will open its food pantry Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. until all the food is gone.

Participants are asked to bring a bag for the food to be carried...

SEARK offers free Adult Education classes

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

Arkansas Adult Education classes are offered by the Southeast Arkansas College Adult Education Department.

All adult education classes are free and many services are offered in addition to...

AG rejects ballot proposal to toughen disclosure rules

May 27, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — For the fourth time, the wording of a proposed initiated act to toughen Arkansas’ campaign disclosure rules was rejected Wednesday by the state attorney general’s office.