Pine Bluff Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Energy company CEO says fuel plant not 'risky'Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Tell Roger Williams that a multibillion-dollar plant for turning natural gas into liquid fuel near Pine Bluff sounds too good to be true, and he'll turn to history, engineering and finance to argue it's too good not to be. Williams, whose company spent more than a year securing 1,100 acres in northern Jefferson County for what would be the largest construction and economic development project in Arkansas history, marshals all those subjects to make a case that his plan isn't even risky.

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  2. Playground gear burns at grade school in LRRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... in damage to playgrounds at Geyer Springs and Franklin elementary schools in Little Rock. Police arrested a Pine Bluff boy, age 15, on a charge of felony arson in connection with the blaze at Franklin Elementary. Authorities said he told ...

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  3. Safety first for Arkansas fish producers, anglers during thunderstorm seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Arkansas fish producers and anglers should keep some safety practices in mind when working in and around ponds, says Larry W. Dorman, Extension aquaculture specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. "Statistics tell us that annually there are 22 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in the U.S.," Dorman said.

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  4. Arkansas prison agency: Complacency led to inmate's escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Wendy Kelley said Monday June 27, 2016 that one prison staffer was fired and another, suspended without ... more PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - One prison staffer has been fired and another was suspended without pay after an investigation showed ...

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  5. Man in Pine Bluff found shot in yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Pine Bluff man was in serious condition Sunday night after police found him shot, according to a police news release. Pine Bluff police arrived at 3204 S. Mulberry St. about 6 p.m. to find Darren Jones, 30, in the front yard with a gunshot wound, according to the release.

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  6. Leaders in PB split on funds for hotel dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... opened in 1988, to wither away. He contends the hotel is just another example of the challenges facing downtown Pine Bluff, which include the large number of trains that go through the area daily and the bricks from collapsed buildings blocking ...

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  7. newHolman's 7.25 bass wins $50,000 in Simmons Big Bass BonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Rusty Allen of Russelville, Bill Redditt of Boyle, Miss., Larry D. Lambertus of Malvern, and R.D. Hampton of Pine Bluff. The tournament spans more than 300 miles of eligible fishing waters on the river inside the state's borders. The event was ...

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  8. Like Hilton Heada s renourished beaches? Thank this longshoremanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... the men who's pumping in the sand that will widen the island's beaches for sunbathers and tourists to enjoy. The Pine Bluff, Ark., native has worked about dredging ships as a cook, deckhand and oiler. "Growing up I never thought I'd see the Atlantic ...

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  9. Week In Review 6/20-6/24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... THV channel 11. After visiting Benton/Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Cabot, Greenbrier, Arkadelphia, and Pine Bluff we helped raise almost 50,000 boxes of cereal for the Arkansas Foodbank! With the other donations from businesses to the ...

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  10. Arkansas mayor reverses animal control shift decided by council after pig shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | NWAonline

    Pine Bluff's mayor has overturned the City Council's decision to remove the city's animal control division from the Police Department. Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said in a statement Thursday that Pine Bluff is best served by allowing the city's Police Department to oversee animal control services.

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  11. Democrat tells GOP to boot gun pullerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... threatened after arguing with Theodis "Ted" Davis at a meeting of the Jefferson County Election Commission in Pine Bluff. Soffer got a derringer from his car but didn't fire the weapon. Police reviewed a video of the meeting and said Soffer never ...

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  12. Stu Soffer's smoking e-mail. Does it suggest trading votes for a job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... Act lawsuit filed by Lawrence Walker of Little Rock, a lawyer and ally of one of Soffer's political opponents in Pine Bluff. Walker says Soffer didn't respond fully to his FOI request for e-mail related to his duties as election commissioner and as ...

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  13. Suit keys on emails of officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... Walker's lawsuit was filed after Soffer drew a handgun from his pocket during an altercation with former Pine Bluff mayoral candidate Ted Davis after a disorderly Jefferson County election meeting in March. The incident has since provoked calls for ...

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  14. The Arts & Science Center puts Pine Bluff on the map of the art worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    When Kevin Cole, 56, was a child in segregated Pine Bluff, the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, he said, was a place where black and white came together. "It was the one place where you could go and feel like you were as good and as important as anybody else."

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  15. Pine Bluff, Glenwood Receive Nearly $1.2M in Grants That Will Create 200 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... grant to the city of Glenwood and a $380,000 grant to the Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District of Pine Bluff. In Glenwood, the grant will be used to make water and roadway infrastructure improvements needed to serve a local sawmill site ...

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  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... square are things of the past, he said. "I'll have less fire and brimstone, more potash and limestone," he said. PINE BLUFF -- The University of Arkansas system has hired an internal auditor in the investigation of the business practices at the ...

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  17. Eight seek NLR School Board slotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... which is a subsidiary of Dillard's Inc. a Mary L. Parker -- English instructor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff for three years and formerly a 10-year instructor at Arkansas State University. a Chivonda R. Coleman -- fiscal support ...

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  18. PB man shot dead, found near eateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    A man was found dead early Monday morning in a vehicle in front of Kibb's Bar-B-Que No. 2 in the 1400 block of South Blake Street, according to Pine Bluff police.

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  19. Pig's death pulls animal control from PB policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    A police officer's shooting of what he believed to be a feral pig last month led the Pine Bluff City Council to take animal control duties away from the Police Department on Monday night. Sgt. Brad Vilches, director for the animal control division under the police, responded last month to several reports of wild hogs in the Jefferson Industrial Park area.

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  20. CU Buffs' Kabion Ento ready to make impact at receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | LongmontFYI

    ... it's going to be something that's worthwhile." After starring on offense and defense at Dollarway High School in Pine Bluff, Ark., Ento enrolled at ECCC and in two seasons caught 59 passes for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns. Ento enrolled at CU in the ...

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