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Preserve Arkansas seeks nominations for 2016 list of Arkansas’s Endangered Historic Places - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — Preserve Arkansas requests the public’s help in identifying endangered historic places that reflect our Arkansas heritage for the 2016 Most Endangered Places List. The Most Endangered Places list highlights historically and ...
Milligan fined $400 for omissions in campaign finance reports - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — State Treasurer Dennis Milligan has agreed to pay a fine and be issued a public letter of warning for violating campaign-finance laws. Milligan signed a settlement agreement Wednesday to resolve a complaint filed with the state Ethics ...
5 Things to Do This Weekend - Pine Bluff Commercial
Here are five ways to have fun this weekend. 1. Cheer your team to victory. Calling all sports fans. Tune in for the Golden Bowl when the Denver Broncos will match up against the Carolina Panthers for Super Bowl 50 at 6:30 Eastern time Sunday, Feb. 7 on CBS.
Pine Bluff carried over more money into 2016 than in six prior years - Pine Bluff Commercial
When the Pine Bluff City Council carried over $2.1 million Monday from 2015 to 2016, that was more money than it has carried over for six previous years. City of Pine Bluff Finance Department Director Steve Miller said some of that money has already been ...
City Council moves $2.1M in unspent money into 2016 - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff City Council voted 8-0 Monday to carry over about $2.1 million in unspent money from 2015 into 2016. The money includes $610,665 toward the renovation of the Joe Thomas Public Safety Building; $294,375 toward the animal shelter; $234,000 for ...
City council to consider ratifying 2015 budget adjustments - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled Monday to consider a proposed ordinance that would ratify already approved budget adjustments from 2015. Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said this consideration is a regulatory requirement by the Arkansas ...
2016 Polar Plunge features warm temperatures, cold waters - Pine Bluff Commercial
A high of 72 degrees and cold waters did not stop participants from taking a dip into Lake Langhofer at the Lakeview Amphitheater in Pine Bluff/Regional Park for the annual Polar Plunge on Saturday. The Polar Plunge is a fundraiser that gives individuals ...
AgDiscovery set June 11-24 at UAPB - Pine Bluff Commercial
Applications are being accepted for AgDiscovery, the residential career and science exploration program for teens. Students spend two weeks on the campus of their host university. Locally, the program will be held at the University of Arkansas at Pine ...
Mary Lowe to celebrate 100th birthday Feb. 5 - Pine Bluff Commercial
Mary Ireland Lowe will celebrate her 100th birthday Friday, Feb. 5. Currently of Little Rock, Lowe is a former long-time resident of Pine Bluff. Lowe was the second of five children born Feb. 5, 1916, in Crossett, to the Rev. Oscar Ireland and Nancy ...
Look ahead to 2016 Arkansas season: Special teams - Pine Bluff Commercial
FAYETTEVILLE — Our series closes on the Arkansas football team roster breakdown with the special teams. Each story in the series focused on a different positional unit and every player on the unit Arkansas fans can expect to see when practice begins next ...
U.S. Supreme Court: 2012 ruling on sentencing juveniles retroactive - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday its previous ruling that mandatory life sentences for juveniles are unconstitutional applies retroactively. In a 6-3 decision, the court said its 2012 ruling in Miller v. Alabama means that prisoners ...