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Easter Seals to host free shredding event

Easter Seals to host free shredding event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Easter Seas) -- Easter Seals RENEW Recycling is hosting a Community Shred Day in which individuals, schools, churches, and businesses can drop off their paper and secure documents at the Center for Training and Wellness, and we will shred/recycle for free. People can drop off old bank statements, tax returns, bill stubs, and e-waste such as old computers, phones, and printers.

As a thank you, coffee will be provided by Starbucks while volunteers unload your vehicle.

The Shred Day will be Saturday April 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 14901 Cantrell Road.

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Pine Bluff police searching for 2 teen suspects


PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – The Pine Bluff police department needs the public's help finding two suspects wanted on multiple charges.

Lt. David Price with PBPD said they are looking for 19-year-old Kameron Markel White and 19-year-old Keenon R. Jackson. Both are wanted for theft of property, forgery, and aggravated assault charges for an incident that occurred April 5.

Both are to be considered armed and dangerous and PBPD wants the public to not and try to apprehend these two, but contact law enforcement.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can call the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at (870)730-2090 or the dispatch center at (870)541-5300.


2 injured in Pine Bluff shooting


PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – Two men were injured in a Sunday night shooting.

Sgt. David De Foor with PBPD said around 8 p.m. police were at Saracen Landing clearing traffic when several shots were fired near the center of the parking lot.

A 20-year-old man was shot, and a 35-year-old man was injured by shattered glass during the shooting. Both men are stable at Jefferson Memorial.

The motivation for the shooting is still under investigation. Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at (870) 730-2090 or the dispatch center at (870) 541-5300.


Hit-and-run crash kills Pine Bluff teen


PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - A Pine Bluff teen is dead after a hit-and-run accident Friday night.

14-year-old Charles Jones was crossing Highway 79 around 10:00 with a group of teens at Union Street when a grey late-model Dodge Avenger hit Jones then left the scene, said Pine Bluff Police.

Investigators found the car a short time later and arrested 21-year-old Jontrel Collins, charging him with leaving-the-scene, negligent homicide and DWI.

Collins' blood-alcohol level was not released; a blood sample was drawn Jefferson Regional Medical Center and the results are pending submission to the Arkansas State Crime lab for analysis.


Improve livestock reproductive management to boost bottom line

Improve livestock reproductive management to boost bottom line

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciencess

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Livestock producers whose herds have poor reproductive success earn less and have higher production costs than those whose herds reproduce successfully, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In fact,…

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Pine Bluff City Directories Needed

Pine Bluff City Directories Needed

The library is current digitizing materials in our Genealogy and Rare Book Rooms.  Below is a list of Pine Bluff City Directories we need to obtain copies of:

1878 1902 1933 1879 1904 1934 1880 1905 1935 1881 1906 1937 1882 1907 1938 1883 1908 1940 1884 1909 1941 1885 1911 1942 1886 1912 1943 1887 1914 1944 1888 1915 1945 1889 1916 1947 1890 1919 1948 1891 1922 1950 1892 1923 1951 1893 1924 1952 1894 1925 1954 1895 1926 1955 1896 1927 1957 1897 1928 1959 1899 1930 1962 1900 1931 1968 1901 1932 1971

If you are willing to loan or sell a copy(s) to the library, please contact me by calling 870-534-2159 or e-mail me at jmitchell@pineblufflibrary.org. ... Read More

Pine Bluff couple arrested on drug and firearm charges

Pine Bluff couple arrested on drug and firearm charges

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - On Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Pine Bluff Police S.W.A.T. Team executed a search warrant at 6809 Calhoun Street in Pine Bluff.

According to Lt. David Price, the warrant was secured after an investigation was conducted from information developed from "tips" from the public and a series of controlled buys from the residence.

Inside the residence was a complex growing operation of what appeared to be marijuana. A room inside the residence had been converted to a "grow house" that included ventilation systems, special lighting and timers. Approximately 60 mature plants were recovered from the operation with an estimated street value of around $80,000. Also, methamphetamine and Xanax was recovered from the residence. A handgun was also present in the residence.