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Public Safety Building renovation to displace police, fire departments

Aug 19, 2014 7:08pm

The renovation of the Joe Thomas Public Safety Building at the Civic Center complex will require the relocation of all police and fire department personnel and equipment based there for up to one...

NTSB says one of two trains involved in Sunday collision failed to heed signals

Aug 19, 2014 7:08pm

The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that a southbound Union Pacific train was given signals to slow down and wait for an oncoming train to move onto an adjacent track minutes...

Former Lion Haynes signs with Canadian team

Aug 19, 2014 6:08pm

Davon Haynes finished last season unsure if the NCAA would grant him another year of eligibility to play basketball at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Haynes has settled that issue by turning...


Ice bucket challenges honor retired Simmons CEO

Aug 19, 2014 6:08pm

The #IceBucketChallenge for ALS awareness has come to Pine Bluff to honor a retired banker and philanthropist.

J. Thomas “Tommy” May, former chairman and CEO of Simmons First National Corp...


Police seeking suspects in two robberies

Aug 19, 2014 7:08pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating two men linked to separate robberies in the past two weeks.

According to a news release, Cornelius Jones, 25, is being sought as a suspect...


UAPB students move-in a community affair

Aug 19, 2014 3:08pm

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff upperclassmen welcomed freshmen and transfer students Tuesday as part of an orientation week filled with activities.

Freshman Precious Henderson smiled...

Council approves 3rd party city boundary survey

Aug 19, 2014 3:08pm

The Pine Bluff City Council approved a resolution Monday directing the mayor to solicit proposals from companies to conduct a survey of the city’s boundary lines.

Sponsored by Ward 4...


PBHS Class of 1974 to host 40th-year class reunion

Aug 19, 2014 1:08pm

The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1974 will host its 40th-year class reunion beginning with registration from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Pine Bluff High School Cafeteria.

The following...

Local violinist to be featured at Christian Women’s luncheon

Aug 19, 2014 1:08pm

Pine Bluff Christian Women’s Connection will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

Alex Small of Pine Bluff will be the special feature musician. Alex is a 16...

Workshop provides glimpse into global demands, future of livestock

Aug 19, 2014 1:08pm

Always of interest to producers are glimpses into what’s ahead. This is what thousands of livestock scientists at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science, the American...