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Zip codes to be discussed at PB meetings

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

The community is invited to two meetings next week regarding the 71602 Zip Code shared between Pine Bluff and White Hall. The issue has been discussed recently at Pine Bluff City Council meetings...


Boozman says border crisis ebbing

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON — The wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America flooding into the United States appears to be ebbing, according to Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., who visited a border patrol station...

Lawmaker asks about undocumented immigrant children in Arkansas

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislator said Friday he wants answers about the placement in Arkansas of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.

Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs,...

VA vote attacked in 1st District race

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON — With a VFW building as a backdrop, Democratic challenger Jackie McPherson on Friday condemned again a vote that Rep. Rick Crawford cast this week against a $16.3 billion bill that...


McDonald’s protesters call for higher wages, right to unionize

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — About 15 protesters, several of them McDonald’s employees, staged a protest on the sidewalk in front of a McDonald’s restaurant in Little Rock on Friday to call for higher wages and...

Proposed changes to private option released for public comment

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — State officials on Friday released for public comment a proposal to make changes to the so-called private option, Arkansas’ version of Medicaid expansion.

The proposed changes...


Jones hoping to turn around Lady Cardinals program

Aug 01, 2014 10:08pm

James Jones led the Dollarway boys’ junior high basketball team to a runner-up finish in the district tournament following the 2003-04 season — his first year with the program.

This school...


Pine Bluff resident leaves behind lasting legacy

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

James Danaher lived a long life devoted to hard work done to achieve ambitious goals, according to those who knew him.

Danaher, 92, of Pine Bluff, died July 26 and leaves behind a tangible...


Police seeking info on hit-and-run vehicle, driver

Aug 01, 2014 6:08pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a vehicle that left the scene after hitting a gate early Thursday morning at Welch Motor Company at 2505 S. Olive St., damaging three new vehicles...


Multiple vehicles vandalized in southeast Pine Bluff

Aug 01, 2014 5:08pm

A number of vehicles were vandalized in the Broadmoor area late Thursday night or early Friday morning, according to police.

Officer Richard Wegner said multiple officers were sent to the...