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Healthbytes - Eating healthy on a budget

Jul 12, 2014 10:07am

As a registered dietitian, I don’t know how many times I’ve heard, “I can’t afford to eat healthy,” or, “healthy food is so expensive.” The truth is, as individuals and as a society, we can no...

Washington Digest - Senate shoots down sportsmen’s bill

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

WASHINGTON — Legislation that would expand hunting and fishing access on federal land failed to advance in the Senate last week over a political battle on gun rights.

Action came to a halt...

Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

June 27

• Bridge Crew: Sprayed around the bridge of Tamo River Road to kill weeds.

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Hogg trading Arkansas State Police blue for sheriff’s brown

Jul 12, 2014 11:07am

After 35 years with the Arkansas State Police, Leonard Hogg decided that a change of scenery was the right move for him.

Hogg — who was troop commander of Troop E, which includes Jefferson...

Central Moloney calling more than 30 back to work

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

Central Moloney is in the process of recalling more than 30 employees who were laid off last year, according to a company spokesman.

Central Moloney Executive Vice President Chris Hart said...

PB Wastewater manager concerned over delay in agreement with Liberty

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility is in an unwanted holding pattern as it waits for the new operator of White Hall’s sewer system to finalize a contract, according to officials.

Pine Bluff...

Quorum court asked to waive competitive bidding for hazard mitigation plan

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

The Jefferson County Quorum Court is being asked to waive competitive bidding and and allow the Office of Emergency Management to contract with a company to update the county’s Hazard Mitigation...

Dollarway School Board candidates to face off Sept. 16

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

Dollarway School District voters will be electing a new school board on Sept. 16 after the state took control two years ago.

Candidates running for its seven seats are running for a variety...

Sheriff’s investigator resigns after shooting investigation

Jul 12, 2014 8:07am

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigator allegedly involved in a shooting July 5 at a nightclub has resigned.

Randy Jackson resigned after an internal investigation was launched...

Plans for Pine Bluff multipurpose center progressing

Jul 12, 2014 7:07am

Plans for a multipurpose aquatic center for downtown Pine Bluff are currently in the master planning phase, according to officials.

Project architect Dave Sadler of Nelson Architectural...

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