The annual District Southeast Arkansas Livestock Show and Rodeo have been canceled this year due to the lack of financial assistance due to a recent law that was signed in April. The Southeast Arkansas Livestock Association announced its decision in July and also mentioned... Read More.
By Ray King The City of Pine Bluff recorded its 16th homicide early Friday morning and with more than five months remaining in the year, is on pace to top the 27 homicides recorded in 2020. A local group however is... Read More.
Mayor Washington's office announced Wednesday, July 21, that the City of Pine Bluff has received a grant of $250,000 from Lowe's. This grant was given in celebration of Lowe's 100 year anniversary. Lowe's is supporting improvement projects in 100 communities across the nation through... Read More.
During Monday's July 12 Quorum Court meeting, current Jefferson County Tax Collector Tony Washington announced he is running for his second term in the 2022 elections. During his three years as tax collector, he said he and his office created a pilot program for... Read More.
The Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation (PBACF), an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation, encouraged nonprofits in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County to apply for the Giving Tree grants online beginning Monday, July 10. The Giving Tree Grant program is the Foundation’s signature... Read More.
The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County celebrated its 75th anniversary this past weekend from Friday, July 9 through Saturday, July 10. The celebration began Friday evening with a formal banquet ceremony at the convention center. The banquet featured keynote speaker Senator Linda... Read More.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's office collaborated with a faith-based nonprofit organization called Exodus.Life to help detainees become clean of addiction and prepare to start new lives, according to members of the organization. Members of the Jefferson County Sheriff's office, Exodus.Life, and others gathered to... Read More.
The Pine Bluff Aquatics Center held its first Junior National Qualifier Arkansas AAU Swim State Championships earlier during the month of June with over 14 teams and approximately 150 participants. Deltaplex spoke with Troy DeBill who is the assistant swim coach of the Pine... Read More.
Deltaplex news spoke with the director of the Pine Bluff Animal Shelter on Tuesday to discuss their facility, adoption options, and what they are doing to collect animals from the streets. The shelter currently holds approximately 160 dogs and cats due to the overpopulation... Read More.
The Pine Bluff City Council met at the convention center Tuesday evening, July 6, and discussed two ordinances and one resolution on their agenda. The meeting featured Mayor Shirley Washington, Council members Ivan Whitfield, Joni Alexander, Bruce Lockett, Llyod Holcomb, Glenn Brown Sr., Glenn... Read More.
The Pine Bluff Festival Association and the Parks and Recreation Department are hosting its free annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display which takes place at 9 p.m. that evening at the Softball Complex in Regional Park. This fireworks show is known as the biggest... Read More.
The Pine Bluff Community Center ended its Summer Sports & Discovery camp on July 1. This was their first camp since re-opening the newly renovated site in March 2021. The summer camp began last month on June 7. To celebrate the last day, the... Read More.