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News in Jefferson County, Arkansas

Lou Ann Nisbett On What Attracts Industry to Pine Bluff
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:37:44 -0700

Lou Ann Nisbett is the president and CEO of the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County.

Scammers phoning in Jefferson County
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:35:49 -0700

The Jefferson County sheriff's office is warning residents this week about a scam involving calls about warrants for contempt of court and failure to appear for jury duty.

Suspect gives up, faces murder case
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:14:06 -0700

ALTHEIMER -- An Altheimer man surrendered to Jefferson County sheriff's deputies Thursday after police identified him as the suspect in a Wednesday night slaying.

Sheriff hopeful sues over petition
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:58:30 -0700

PINE BLUFF -- A candidate for Jefferson County sheriff filed a lawsuit Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Court, claiming that his petition to run for the office as an independent candidate was improperly handled.

Pedestrian arrested after fatal car crash
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:07:58 -0700

Deputies are investigating the cause of a fatal car accident that occurred just north of Redfield on Sunday, according to a statement from the Jefferson County sheriff's office.

Arkansas home sales up, prices down in June
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:03:32 -0700

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas increased by more than 10 percent in June compared with a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold decreased by less than 2 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.

Grants intended to improve conditions in Delta
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:01:47 -0700

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Community Foundation has awarded $60,000 in grants to six organizations that work to improve social and economic conditions for children and families in the Arkansas Delta region.

Road resurfacing to cause Jefferson County lane closures
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:59:15 -0700

Several roads being resurfaced in Jefferson County will require lane closures next week, Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials said Monday.

Up to 33 Bakken oil trains cross Arkansas weekly
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:16:31 -0700

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas emergency officials' records show that as many as 33 trains carrying Bakken crude oil pass through the state in a given week, each one hauling more than the amount spilled in last year's Pegasus pipeline spill in Mayflower, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Sheriff's Department investigating homicide at JCCC
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:35:50 -0700

The Cole County Sheriff's Department is investigating a homicide at the Jefferson City Correctional Center after an inmate died from injuries related to an assault earlier this month.