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Engine 819 mural to be demolished

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

It is not financially feasible to save a Main Street mural depicting Cotton Belt Engine 819 from demolition, city officials have determined.

Assistant to the Mayor Evelyn Horton said that...

Candidate filings through Tuesday

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

The following is a list of people who have filed through Tuesday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.

- The Rev. Jesse Turner for Pine Bluff...


Mayor: ‘Can’t afford to wait’ to act on collapsed building

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Tuesday afternoon that the city is moving ahead with plans to address the partial collapse of the former Sahara Temple at 620 S. Main St.

“We just...

PB man accused of injuring officer during meat theft

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

A Pine Bluff man is accused of injuring a police officer while trying to steal meat from a grocery store in April.

Otha Staggers, 46, allegedly push down University of Arkansas at Pine...

Windstream announces plan to spin off some assets

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock-based telecommunications company Windstream said Tuesday it plans to spin off some of its assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move...

State aid available for storm victims in three counties

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor’s Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of...

EPA Clean Power Plan backed by alternative energy group

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

Solar, wind and other alternative energy businesses in Arkansas are supporting a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.



Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

An article about a letter carrier who was recognized for reporting a fire published Tuesday included the incorrect name of a suspect who was arrested in connection with the fire. The suspect is...

Republican state House candidate fined for violating reporting laws

Jul 29, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Tuesday ordered a Republican state House candidate to pay a $150 fine and issued a public letter of caution to him for failing to file required reports...


PB woman accused of using fake check

Jul 29, 2014 7:07pm

A Pine Bluff woman is accused of using a fake check to pay for gas and an oil change on June 26.

Aquanetta Collins, 29, used the check to pay for gas for two cars and one oil change at the...