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Growing chicken chain opens another location in Arkansas
A popular food chain recently opened another new location in Arkansas this past week. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, November 30, 2023, the popular fast-casual food chain Chick-fil-A celebrated the grand opening of its newest Arkansas location in Pine Bluff, according to local sources.
Marriages and Divorces Dec. 3
The following marriage licenses were recorded, according to the Jefferson County Clerk's Office:. Noah Savelle Poplin, 21, of Rison, and Shawna Diane Cothran, 23, of Pine Bluff, recorded Nov. 30. Gary Dee Haas, 68, and Thaddious Lorene Kee, 79, both of Pine Bluff, recorded Nov. 27. Josh Thomas Harrison, 23,...
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office looking for Maumelle Dollar General armed robbery suspect
Deputies in Pulaski County are asking for the public’s help in a robbery case.
Revitalizing Rural America: The Adaptive Reuse of Agricultural Heritage
The fabric of Small Town America is deeply interwoven with its agricultural history, a narrative that continues to evolve as communities seek sustainable futures. The heartland, with places like the Amana Colonies in Iowa, exemplifies the transformation from agriculture-dependent societies to modern communities that uphold farming legacies. This shift is evident nationwide, where aging barns and silos are repurposed, marrying historical preservation with contemporary innovation, and fostering socioeconomic vitality.
Cancer center gets $5,000 grant from Union Pacific
The Jefferson Regional Jones-Dunklin Cancer Center received a $5,000 grant from the Union Pacific Railroad Community Ties Giving Program. “We are extremely grateful to Union Pacific for this generous gift,” said Brian Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Jefferson Regional Medical Center. “Our cancer center provides high-quality, compassionate care, and this grant will allow us to provide education and more screenings which lead to early detection and better outcomes.” Union Pacific’s Community Ties Giving Program provides small and medium-sized grants that align with the railroad’s priority cause areas in safety, workforce development and community spaces, according to a news release.
City of Keo to hold Arkansas Pecan Festival on Saturday
A food-themed festival is returning to a small Lonoke County town with a new name and agenda. The City of Keo held its first Keo Pecan Festival last year. Keo Mayor Stephanie White said event organizers were pleasantly surprised when hundreds of people showed up. “The festival turnout exceeded our...
Local DIY enthusiast wanted after shoplifting from Cabot Home Depot
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Authorities in Cabot are searching for a man they say stole merchandise from an area home improvement store. According to police, the pictured individual is wanted in a theft of property case at The Home Depot in the Lonoke County city. Anyone with information into...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.76 and $2.89 in Stuttgart as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
UAPB specialist offers advice on family meals
Busy schedules, increasing responsibilities and family structures often make it difficult for families to spend time together, especially at mealtime, according to Teresa Henson, extension specialist-program outreach coordinator for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. According to research, the evening meal is one of the best times for families...
Jefferson County Food & Safety Report Dec. 3
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments that include restaurants, bars, day cares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists. Electronic copies of retail food inspection reports are available...
Yoder Ruritan and WM Foundation support ICCM Food Bank
Marianne Maynard recently delivered financial support to the ICCM Food Bank on behalf of two local community organizations. The Yoder Ruritan of Stuttgart civic club contributed $1,250, while the WM Foundation, established in memory of William Mitchell Gardner, donated $5,000. Maynard presented the checks to Bobby Bradberry, the director of the ICCM Food Bank.
Church News Dec. 1
MNEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Moscow will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Stanley R. Blair Sr. and Tina Blair, at 2 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Howard, pastor of Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church of Pine Bluff. Guests will also include the Rev. Leon Hicks, pastor of Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church at Deberry, Texas. Everyone is invited to attend.
Community Briefs Dec. 2
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office issued a public warning about a recent email and phone scam that was reported by concerned citizens. The JCSO received two reports of an email and phone scam involving a person contacting citizens pretending to be JCSO Civil and Warrant Division Sgt. Trevor Langford. The email...
Branch elated to bring Chick-fil-A to PB
“Hey, Chick-fil-A, is everyone happy?” “Yeah, man. H-A- P- P-Y. Whew!” The Chick-fil-A happy chant echoed across the dining area of the new restaurant, located at 5701 S. Olive St., during its grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting Thursday morning before service for the 10:30 lunch menu began.
OPINION | LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to police
I would like to say "Thank You" to the White Hall Police Department for all the times that they have provided escort to our motorcyclists riding in parades to the Memorial Day and Veterans Day celebrations at the White Hall Museum. We really appreciate their service for this and all of the other services they provide to our community. May they and all of Jefferson County have a merry and safe Christmas.
‘We’ll take any rain we can get,’ Arkansas duck hunters excited over Thursday’s rain
Days like Thursday are known as the rainy day blues for many, but for duck hunters, it’s not a day of gloom and doom.
Not too late! Tickets available for Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Home for the Holidays’ at Grand Prairie Center, Dec. 2
It is not too late to purchase tickets for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming show at the Grand Prairie Center. The orchestra’s “Home for the Holidays” concert is this Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. Grand Prairie Center director Renee Robison said ticketholders will enjoy a professional performance without leaving Stuttgart.
Medicaid fraud charges filed against Arkansas doctor
(The Center Square) - An Arkansas doctor is facing two Medicaid fraud charges for allegedly fraudulently billing Medicaid more than $300,000. Dr. Bryan Hyatt, the former chairman of psychiatry at Northwest Health System, was arrested last month and released on a $15,000 bond after an arraignment in Pulaski County Court, according to Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin. The incidents occurred between Jan. 1, 2022 and April 29 of the same...
Pine Bluff Health Alert: Improving Indoor Air Quality is important. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine. says, "For optimal health, keeping an eye on our indoor air quality is a must!" Doctor's Expert Insights About Indoor Air Quality and Your Health in Arkansas. Know this: "Elevating indoor air quality is not just a COVID-19 lesson, but a lifelong...
Striking Out Homelessness With CATCH
Serving the homeless community within central Arkansas is a complicated, multi-faceted undertaking requiring teamwork among several groups with specific skill sets. That’s where the CATCH (Central Arkansas Team Care for the Homeless) organization comes together as a problem-solving collective. “Each of the organizations represented in CATCH serve our homeless...