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More stolen items recovered, search continues for five horses

More stolen items recovered, search continues for five horses

 

MAGNOLIA — Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma have recovered some of the items stolen from Southern Arkansas University’s Mulerider Stables on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Deputies from the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Department recovered some of the saddles, blankets and other tack yesterday evening. A livestock trailer that was taken during the theft was recovered on Thursday, Nov. 3.

None of the five horses have been located, but according to Southern Arkansas University Police Department Chief Eric Plummer, several law enforcement agencies are involved in the continued investigation.

The horses were owned by SAU students who are members of the University’s nationally competitive collegiate rodeo team.

ICVR: Homicides a 'growing epidemic'

ICVR: Homicides a 'growing epidemic'

The Community Table: Going Beyond the Comfort Zone

Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. presents “The Community Table: Going beyond the Comfort Zone” dealing with black-on-black homicides .

The Community Table will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Greater Deliverance Ministry located 2401 South Main Street directly behind Greater Fellowship Ministries in Watson Convocation Center.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please email pbicvr@aol.com or call 870-536-7274

Homicide Reduction is a “Community” Problem

Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. (ICVR) Arkansas’ Lead PEN OR PENCIL Affiliate www.penorpencilmovement.org

The ICVR Community Table

The ICVR Community Table

 

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. (ICVR) Respect for Life Campaign continues on in spite of the recent homicide however; we need additional organizations and persons involved to work with the clergy on the "Thou Shall Not Kill" initiative. The Respect for Life Campaign will hold the first in a series of Community Table meetings that focuses on a number of community problems which are negatively impacting the quality of life in the city of Pine Bluff.

Governor to issue pardons

Governor to issue pardons

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Governor Mike Beebe today announced his intent to grant six pardons. An additional 25 clemency requests were denied and 21 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The six applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole-and-probationary requirements and paid all fines related to their sentences. There is a 30-day waiting period to receive public feedback on the commutation and pardons before final action is taken.

Governor Beebe intends to grant pardons to the following people:

Clifford Damron (Monette): Theft of Property, Breaking or Entering
This notice is issued based on the date of conviction (1979 - Cross County), the fact that all terms of the applicant's sentence have been completed and there have been no further criminal-law violations. There are no law-enforcement objections to the application.

Weed and Seed sets Coffee with the Chiefs

Weed and Seed sets Coffee with the Chiefs

 
PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Weed and Seed Coffee with the Chiefs is scheduled for 9 to 10 am Wednesday morning November 2, 2011, at the Regenerated Missionary Baptist Church located  6th Avenue at Ohio Street in Pine Bluff.  Jefferson and Lincoln counties Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter is scheduled to address members of law enforcement, clergy and community.  
 
Coffee with the Chiefs provide an opportunity for members of law enforcement and fire safety officials to interact with clergy leaders in an effort to exchange information and ideas for reducing crime and arson and other safety issues in Pine Bluff.  Elected officials or their representatives are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with the chiefs.

Halloween safety tips

Halloween safety tips

Trick-or-treating is a fun adventure for children and parents. Keep it fun by preparing yourself and your children for a safe night out, beginning with these basic safety tips from Sheriff Larry Sanders of Garland County.

  • Ensure costumes fit well, are flame retardant, and never obscure visibility.
  • Check your local law enforcement agency's website for registered offenders residing in your area.
  • Teach your children to never enter any home without you or without your permission and only approach homes that are well-lit.
  • Remind children to stay in well-lit areas, never take shortcuts, and never go into isolated areas.
  • Let your know to tell you or a trusted adult if they see anything weird or unusual.
  • Teach children to bring treats home before eating them.

ICVR Weed and Seed tackles crime in Celebrate Safe Community event

ICVR Weed and Seed tackles crime in Celebrate Safe Community event

  ICVR Respect for Life, Pine Bluff Weed and Seed along with the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) take on homicides and drugs in Pine Bluff during the Tenth Annual Weed and Seed Bike Safety and Red Ribbon Week during the Celebrate Safe Communities (CSC) event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 29 from 10 AM to 1 PM at Central Park 23rd at Hickory Street. The nationwide Celebrate Safe Communities event is a joint effort of the National Crime Prevention Council, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

October is Crime Prevention Month. For more than 27 years, NCPC has worked with local law enforcement and communities to address local crime prevention issues during Crime Prevention Month and for the last four years through the Celebrate Safe Communities initiative.