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Appeals Court upholds Scott-Paxson conviction, sentence

Mar 04, 2015 4:03pm

The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Crystal Scott-Paxson, who was convicted in the June 9, 2012, shooting death of James “Sandy” Johnson of Pine...

Parole Board rejects applications of five

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

Four Southeast Arkansas residents who had applied to have their prison sentences reduced had those applications rejected by the Arkansas Parole Board.

The four, the crimes they were...

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More winter weather on the way

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

A combination of freezing rain and sleet was expected to hit the Jefferson County overnight Wednesday, with a slight chance of snow by Thursday morning.

Jeff Hood, a meteorologist at the...

Judge won’t lift stay in same-sex marriage case

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge on Wednesday declined to lift her stay of her November ruling that Arkansas’ ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker issued...

Keystone XL veto stands

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval...

Farm Bill seminars set in March

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture experts will deliver four more decision aid workshops and an online webinar for the 2014 Farm Bill in March.

The Thursday, March 5,...

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PBSD Board member resigns, citing distaste with behind-the-scenes effort to oust superintendent

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

Pine Bluff School Board member Kenneth Dickson resigned Wednesday, citing dissatisfaction with other board members who he says are disrespecting Superintendent Linda Watson and improperly trying...

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UAPB students interview for internships, jobs at poultry expo

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

The College Student Career Program/Poultry Expo in Atlanta paid off recently for 11 students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Four were offered internships and all had...

Historical Museum Board continues search for replacement director

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum Board of Commissioners is continuing with its search for a new museum director.

The search started after former Pine Bluff/Jefferson County...

Bulldogs season ends in Paragould

Mar 04, 2015 1:03pm

PARAGOULD — The White Hall Bulldogs led by one in the first quarter, but couldn’t overcome the hot free throw shooting and second quarter outburst by the Maumelle Hornets in a 89-66 loss in the...

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