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This is for a facility in Jefferson County. The group includes people associated with the LaFrance family and their former business, USA Drugs. Familiar names include Dr. Alonzo Williams, Fox 16 anchor Donna Terrell, Dr. Kelli Schlesinger, chairman of the state Medical Board, and Bud Cummins, the former ...
Multiple agencies in the Jefferson County area are looking for Insley. You're urged to call 911 if you spot him. The Arkansas Community Correction spokesperson confirmed to KATV, Insley was paroled in 2005, but after receiving 8 convictions he served more time. In February 2015, he was released after serving his full ...

It proposes a facility in Jefferson County. Its leader on incorporation documents is listed as Joseph Courtright. Someone by that nam who was the CEO of USA Drugs, a chain sold by the LaFrance family of Arkansas for $550 million. That Joseph Courtright is nowinvolved with a variety of business ...
The Pine Bluff Commercial reports today that Henry Wilkins IV, a former state representative, has announced he won't seek another term as Jefferson County judge, the top county elected office. He's completing his first term. Wilkins, who served 16 years in the House and Senate (not just House as originally ...
The applicant ranked sixth was River Valley Relief, associated with Storm Nolan, the head of the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association. An image of the players involved in the industry is emerging. Natural State Wellness is led by Hank Wilkins V, son of Jefferson County Judge Hank Wilkins. Former ...
This is a chance to bring Pine Bluff back to its old self. It's a big deal for the citizens of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. John Berrey, the Chief of the Quapaw Indian Tribe. LITTLE ROCK - Driving Arkansas Forward, a citizens' group that's hoping to improve Arkansas highways and create new jobs, submitted ...

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is expected to announce today the five highest scoring cultivation license applicants in what will be the first major push toward purchasing legalized, ... Seventeen applicants have applied for medical marijuana grower and sales licenses in Jefferson County.
Natural State Medicinals Cultivation in Jefferson County, Bold Team, LLC in Woodruff County, Natural State Wellness Enterprises in Jefferson County, Natural State Wellness Enterprises in Jackson County and Delta Medical Cannabis Company, Inc. in Jackson County were all selected. The owners of ...
Arkansas One Call: The State of Arkansas requires a One Call Report before digging begins on our roads and ditches. When a One Call is done the different utility companies locate their lines at the work site and mark them so the Jefferson County employee will know not to dig in the area marked.
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Jefferson County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. The purpose of this project is to resurface 2.9 miles of U.S. Highway 79B between the Caney Bayou and the Arkansas ...
police arrested a Pine Bluff couple Friday after their 4-year-old son was admitted to Arkansas children's hospital with bleeding on the brain the day before. ... After a court hearing Monday, Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set a $25,000 bond for Veronica Kent and a $50,000 bond for J.J. Kent ...
The Jefferson County Retired teachers Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave. For those who want lunch, the cost is $6 and reservations are required. Speakers will be Patricia Johnson of the Volunteers in Public ...
Born in Jefferson County in 1933 to Italian immigrants, Garland Edward Massanelli didn't go by "Tim" until a few years later, when his uncle gave him the nickname after Western movie actor Tim McCoy. Massanelli attended Drury University in Missouri before returning to Arkansas, where he worked on the ...
The Pine Bluff Commercial reports today that Henry Wilkins IV, a former state representative, has announced he won't seek another term as Jefferson County judge, the top county elected office. He's completing his first term. Wilkins, who served 16 years in the House, issued a lengthy statement touting his ...
Two Toward Revolution by Jeff Donaldson is on loan from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff for "UAPB & ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration" at th. ... That event will feature Milt Jackson, the Brian Austin Band and Detroit Johnny paying tribute to Jefferson County-connected blues and jazz legends ...
A judge has ruled that Hotels.com and other online travel companies must remit taxes they collect for Arkansas lodging to the appropriate cities, counties, and advertising and promotion commissions that levied the taxes. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert H. Wyatt Jr. granted a motion for summary ...
Authorities in Jefferson County say two people were wounded after a shooting at a nightclub over the weekend. Jan. 30, 2018 ... The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says gunfire broke out early Saturday at Club Ricky Mack's in Altheimer, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock. The sheriff's ...

Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies Lanise Dixon and DeLucas Etherly escort Alexis Reed into the Jefferson County Adult Detention Center Friday afternoon after they brought her back from Louisville, Kentucky. Reed had been arrested by the U.S. Marshal's Service on a warrant charging her with ...
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental ...
Arkansas One Call: The State of Arkansas requires a One Call Report before digging begins on our roads and ditches. When a One Call is done the different utility companies locate their lines at the work site and marked so the Jefferson County employee will know not to dig in the area marked. Setting Up ...
Pine Bluff and Jefferson County officials joined members of the business community earlier this month to announce that Jefferson County is one of the planned sites for a casino resort. During a meeting at the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, John Berrey, the Chief of the Quapaw Indian ...
Jefferson County, ARk. - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying suspects in connection to a burglary. Officers are searching for two people involved in a breaking and entering that happened Tuesday at a Fast Mart near Camden Road in Pine Bluff. According to ...
After a controversial past three months with members of the Jefferson County Board of election Commissioners, Efrem Elliott has resigned as election coordinator. Jefferson County Judge Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV made the announcement Friday during a meeting at the Election Center. "What I wanted was ...
Jefferson County, ARk.-- We got exclusive photos of the contraband seized in the Jefferson County Jail shakedown Thursday. ... "Pine Bluff police Department, VICE narcotics unit, Red Field police Department, White Hall Police Department, the Sheriff's Office for Arkansas County and Lincoln County, ...
Tuesday afternoon, John Dickinson of the Jefferson County Road Department moves snow from the west parking lot of the Jefferson County Courthouse to a pile on the north side of the lot. A winter storm dumping up to five inches of snow swept through Southeast Arkansas Monday night and early Tuesday ...
Arkansas Department of Health spokesperson Katie White said there have been 1,019 confirmed cases of the flu in Jefferson County since Oct. 1, 2017. The department said three dozen people have died in Arkansas from the flu since October. MedExpress centers in Arkansas are seeing an increase in ...
students and adults marched in the parade from the Jefferson County Courthouse to the Pine Bluff Convention Center. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander served as the grand marshal. Prior to the parade, Alexander said he believes Americans have made great strides ...
LONOKE -- Representative Roger Lynch, who serves northeastern Jefferson County in District 14, announced he will seek re-election for his seat in the State House. His district also includes portions of Lonoke, Pulaski, Arkansas and Prairie counties. Lynch has served on the Lonoke County Quorum Court ...
Arkansas One Call: The State of Arkansas requires a One Call Report before digging begins on our roads and ditches. When a One Call is done the different utility companies locate their lines at the work site and marked so the Jefferson County employee will know not to dig in the area marked. Setting Up ...
A powerful Arctic cold front pushed through Arkansas late Monday night, dumping several inches of snow and causing travel problems. Dozens of school districts across Arkansas, including those in Jefferson County, ARe closed Tuesday. The Jefferson County Courthouse and the city of Pine Bluff are also ...
The proposal calls for the first casino to be located in Jefferson County and the second in Crittenden County, based on population and financial need. According to the proposed amendment, the Arkansas Lottery Division would be involved in licensing the casinos and would decide if a third would be ...
It was formed to unify community and economic development efforts in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. Alliance administrative operations include those of its affiliated organizations: Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson County Industrial Foundation, and Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port ...
The proposal calls for the first casino to be located in Jefferson County and the second in Crittenden County, based on population and financial need. According to the proposed amendment, the Arkansas Lottery Division would be involved in licensing the casinos and would decide if a third would be ...
Many Jefferson County residents are battling the flu this season, health care professionals say. Arkansas Department of Health spokesperson Katie White said there have been 1,019 confirmed cases of the flu in Jefferson County since Oct. 1, 2017. The department said three dozen people have died in ...
Jefferson County, ARk. - Entergy Arkansas was reporting power outages due to power pole damage shortly before 6 a.m. Friday. The power company said 161 customers were without electricity after a vehicle slid off the road, taking out a utility pole. In Pulaski County, at least 595 customers were out in ...
A group calling itself Driving Arkansas Forward announced last week that it was launching an effort to push for a constitutional amendment to allow three casinos to be built in the state. The first would be in Jefferson County, followed by one in Crittenden County and the third in either Miller, Mississippi, Pope ...
Arkansas One Call: The State of Arkansas requires a One Call Report before digging begins on our roads and ditches. When a One Call is done the different utility companies locate their lines at the work site and marked so the Jefferson County employee will know not to dig in the area marked. Setting Up ...
The proposed amendment to the Constitution would authorize the Arkansas Lottery Commission to approve a license for a casino in Jefferson County; one of the requirements for that license is that the person or persons applying must have prior experience in casino operations. Berrey, whose tribe currently ...
The proposal calls for the first casino to be located in Jefferson County and the second in Crittenden County. A third could be located in Crawford, Miller, Mississippi, Pope, Union or White counties. The Arkansas Supreme Court in 2016 disqualified a ballot measure to legalize casinos in three counties.
The amendment would authorize the division to issue the first license to an applicant to place a casino in Jefferson County; a subsequent license for a casino in Crittenden County; and a third license in a remaining county, Drive Arkansas Forward said in a news release. Under the proposal, the lottery ...
The Jefferson County crop production meeting will be held from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Waterfront Building in Regional Park. The production meeting is free to attend and a meal will be provided. Extension agronomists and other experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of ...
Nine Arkansas communities will share $15,000 in grant funding through the Greening of Arkansas Grant Program. Locally, the Pine ... The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Clean and Beautiful Commission will receive $2,500 to enhance a community garden with fruit trees and rose bushes. • Southern Arkansas ...
The arts & science Center for Southeast Arkansas has received a Major Grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council to host the inaugural Crossroad Festival: Exploring Jefferson County's cultural Heritage on February 22 - 24, 2018. The festival is FREE and open to the public. The Crossroad Festival is a three-day event ...
Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be the grand marshal for the 34th Original Kingfest Parade/Marade. ... Parade/marade participants are asked to line up at the Jefferson County Courthouse at 1 p.m. The route will proceed south on Main Street to Eighth ...
Special to The Commercial. The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will begin the regular winter Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8. ... EOC will offer the program in Jefferson, Grant, Cleveland, Arkansas and Lincoln counties. Applicants for ...
CONCORD, Ala. -- A 7-year-old boy was killed in what authorities say was likely an accidental shooting in Alabama. AL.com reports that Sgt. Jack Self with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded Monday evening to a home in Concord. A preliminary investigation shows the boy was ...
Pine Bluff/Jefferson County library director Bobbie Morgan plans to introduce herself to more people in the Pine Bluff area. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, she moved to Pine Bluff and started in her position about one month ago. "I think it comes about naturally," Morgan said of meeting people. "I find out more ...
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental ...
The community is invited to join the arts & science Center for Southeast Arkansas for an exclusive free screening of the Academy Award-Nominated ... guide on "I Am Not Your Negro," as well as primary source class activities specific to the civil rights movement within Pine Bluff and Jefferson County.
The arts & science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., invites the community to "Ring In The New Year" with them and help celebrate the center's ... The Crossroad Festival will explore Jefferson County's French, Quapaw Indian, and African American cultural heritage from its historic roots to ...


 

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