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Pine Bluff police make arrest in September homicide

Police say Kevin Rauls was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon without incident in connection to the death of 29-year-old Roderick Burnett. (Pine Bluff Police Department){ } A two-month long homicide investigation in Pine Bluff has led to a suspect's arrest. Kevin Rauls, 27, was wanted in the dea


Southeast Arkansas Bankruptcies for the Week of 11-19-17

Arkansas Kenneth E. Snyder Jr., aka Kenny Snyder Jr., and Tracey D. Snyder, 18058 U.S. 165 E, Stuttgart; filed Chapter 13 Nov. 7. Charles Fread and Brenda Fread, 724 S. Roy, DeWitt; filed Chapter 13 Nov. 7. Bradley Myrneshia Hampton, 512 W. Pine St., Warren; filed Chapter 7 Nov. 7. Dallas Sherika Ch

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-17 06:01:00

Southeast Arkansas Incorporations for the Week of 11-19-17

Arkansas Shine Beauty Bar LLC was incorporated by Sunnie Henderson Jessup, 405 S. Main, Stuttgart, Nov. 6. Desha Fertile Soil LLC was incorporated by Karen Spinks-Fuller, 360 S. May Drive, Dumas, Nov. 9. Joe Herren Properties LLC was incorporated by Joe Charles Herren, 211 Glosup Road, McGehee, Nov.

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-17 06:01:00

Jefferson County Marriages and Divorces for the Week of 11-19-17

Marriages Marriages licenses recorded in the Jefferson County Clerk's office: Samuel L. Wesley, 34, and Monique R. Cobb, 34, both of Pine Bluff, recorded Nov. 15. Ivan Randal Harvey, 52, and Leslie Gail Holland, 39, both of White Hall, recorded Nov. 17. Otis Greer, 35, and Gabrielle Chanthel Taylor,

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-17 21:53:30

Suspect in September murder arrested

A man who was being sought in connection with a September murder in Pine Bluff was arrested without incident Wednesday afternoon. Pine Bluff Police Officer Richard Wegner said in a press release that Kevin Rauls, 27, who had addresses in both White Hall and Conway, was arrested without incident and


Jesus, I'll never forget

"Jesus, I'll Never Forget..." Her deeply etched and wrinkled face was smiling and her finger tapped a beat that was inside her head as she sang a song that was familiar to her even though nothing else was. You see, I was singing with this lady, as I often did, with Alzheimer's patients when I worked

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-16 16:05:15

2 finalists for Convention Center director chosen

The Civic Auditorium and Complex Commission has identified two candidates as finalists in the running to be the next executive director of the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Twenty-six people applied for the position, which became vacant in March when then-director Bob Purvis retired. As a result of

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-16 06:01:00

'Freedom Schools' Gets Kids Wanting to Learn

PINE BLUFF, Ark -- There is a different kind of learning going on at schools in Pine Bluff, thanks to a program started there over the summer. When it comes to kids wanting to learn, Deborah Scott said her 4 children -- ranging in age from 6 to 14 -- showed signs they weren't up for the challenge. "

KARK - 2017-11-17 00:35:20

Gas pump likely cause of fire that torched trucks

A malfunctioning gasoline pump is believed to be the cause of an Oct. 30 fire at an eastern Limestone County convenience store that destroyed two trucks parked near the pump. State Fire Marshal Scott Pilgreen told The News Courier Thursday a deputy fire marshal was dispatched to Abby's Mini Mart at

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Wreck near Madison Elementary School, police ask motorists to avoid area

MADISON, Ala. - Madison Police are working to clear a wreck near Madison Elementary School. Authorities sent the alert around 7:40 am. They are asking motorists to avoid the area until the scene is clear. MADISON, Ala. - Madison Police are working to clear a wreck near Madison Elementary School. Aut

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-17 13:58:42

Woman in Limestone house fire died of smoke inhalation

The woman who died in an Oct. 30 house fire in Limestone County died of smoke inhalation, the state fire marshal said Thursday. Cathie Carter, 63, was found dead inside the rubble of her two-story wood-frame home that Monday morning. It was the second fire-related death in Limestone County this year

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-17 12:30:00

Huntsville Police to conduct checkpoints today

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints beginning today, according to a press release. The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city. There are 57 designated hotspots throughout Hu

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-17 15:23:00

Crane awareness program scheduled at library

The first crane awareness program in a three-part series will be Nov. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at Decatur Public Library's community room. Amber Wilson of the International Crane Foundation will present the program "Raising Crane Awareness: Myth and Movement" in partnership with the library and Wheeler Nati

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-17 19:41:00

Gemstone Foods is moving into vacant plant

FLORENCE - For the first time in nearly three years, there's activity at the old Hillshire Farms processing plant located on South Seminary Street. The facility has been purchased by Gemstone Foods LLC, which has an operation and headquarters in Decatur, and is owned by an equity company in Jackson,

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-17 06:15:00

DU joins ongoing citywide cleanup

Decatur Utilities joined a citywide cleanup effort Thursday, picking up litter in the slough and an upstream drainage culvert adjacent to the water treatment plant and 10th Avenue Northeast Gas-Water-Wastewater Service Center. Decatur Fire & Rescue Chief Tony Grande and some of his firefighters plan

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-17 06:20:00

Decrease your chances of becoming victim of crime this holiday season

The holiday season is prime-time for people to head to the mall. Decatur police said there are some simple steps that shoppers forget to do that could make them an easy target for thieves. Betsy Cossentine started her holiday shopping sooner than most. "I actually start Christmas shopping probably

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 03:49:28

Durham to add bike lanes to South Roxboro Road

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Drivers on South Roxboro Street in Durham will have fewer lanes for their cars and trucks as bicycles receive more room on the road. The city will change one lane in each direction into a permanent place for pedalers. The conversion is called a road diet. It involves getting r

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-17 22:57:18

Should you watch the Christmas parade on WTVD or WRAL? This guide may help you decide.

There's been some controversy surrounding Saturday's Raleigh Christmas Parade, with WRAL losing its contract for official sponsorship to rival WTVD - and then vowing to broadcast the parade anyway. It's a move that has caused considerable heartburn for those at the Greater Raleigh Merchants Associ

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 18:00:00

2 killed in Durham within 24 hours

(CBS North Carolina) DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Authorities in Durham are investigating two homicides in 24 hours. One of the two, a shooting on Denver Avenue near Old Oxford Road, was caught on surveillance camera. Mike Mansfield's camera caught it outside his front door. First a mini-van drives do

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-17 00:12:28

2 fighting for lives after Durham shooting

(Amy Cutler/CBS North Carolina) DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man and woman both suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting Thursday night in Durham, according to authorities. The shooting happened just before 7:45 p.m., and the victims were found in the 2200 block of Dallas Street, police said. T

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-17 02:39:56