Truth and consequencesThe 5/8¢ tax opposition continues to bang its drums about procedures and people. While these rantings make for juicy headlines and soap-opera-reading stories spiced with misguiding quotes bandied about as the truth, they are not the issues on the ballot for the... Read More.
In an effort to reduce the number of cases of flu this year, the Jefferson County Health Department will be administering flu shots through the month of October and has planned a mass effort Friday.Lakesha Webb-Collins with the Arkansas Department of Health explained the... Read More.
On Thursday, the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Committee met to discuss A&P Financial Report and Proposed 2024 Budget. Due to a failure to meet the quorum for a vote, the committee however plans to hold a special called meeting to discuss the following... Read More.
On Thursday, the stands of the Pine Bluff High gymnasium filled as the Nonviolence Youth Summit began. From beginning to end, the students were engaged during the event. Special featured guest Romeo Miller made his appearance as the crowd roared in excitement. Various giveaways... Read More.
The State Board of Education voted Friday afternoon to return the Pine Bluff School District to local control.The board made their decision at a meeting at the Pine Bluff Convention Center which followed presentations by interim board president Dr. Cedric Rice, Superintendent Jennifer Barbaree... Read More.
Jefferson County, Arkansas - September 12, 2023 - We, at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community members. Recently, there have been alarming messages circulating on social media and text messages, suggesting the presence of... Read More.
Ahead of the Tuesday vote to increase the millage for the Pine Bluff School District to pay for a new high school, School District Superintendent Jennifer Barbaree appeared on the Oldies 1013 morning show Monday top urge supporters of the millage to get out... Read More.
When the Marriott Hotel opens adjacent to the Pine Bluff Convention Center, it is expected to draw a number of groups and organizations back to Pine Bluff. Those groups and organizations held meetings at the convention center for years but relocated when the adjacent... Read More.
Voters in the Pine Bluff School District will be going to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of a millage increase that will allow the district to, among other things, build a new high school campus at the site of the current... Read More.
Voters in Pine Bluff will go to the polls Aug. 8 to decide the fate of a millage increase for the Pine Bluff School District. If it passes, the district plans to construct a new high school campus and according to Superintendent Jennifer Barbaree,... Read More.
In the face of great adversity, our community along with EASI Ambulance Service and Hydrating Hometown Heroes, came together to help the staff and patients at Jefferson Regional Hospital. As you know, from our earlier story, there was a fire at the Entergy transfer... Read More.
Altheimer Day is coming up this Saturday at the beautiful Altheimer Park from 2-7. There will be lots of free food, live music and a big car, truck and bike show. Local entertainer Ice Man told Deltaplex News how the event got started.