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John Worthen

State Desk Reporter - Pine Bluff Bureau

State Desk Reporter - Pine Bluff Bureau

Recent Stories by John Worthen

PB mayor: Fired chief to be paid $350,000

posted: 01/31/2015 2:56 a.m. Comment 1

PINE BLUFF -- Pine Bluff has agreed to pay a former police chief $350,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Friday afternoon.

Aquaculture advisers back break with UAPB

posted: 01/28/2015 4:25 a.m. Comment 1

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's National Advisory Committee on Aquaculture approved a nonbinding resolution Tuesday supporting the removal of oversight of UAPB's aquaculture and fisheries program from the university, and its director announced plans to quit.

Monticello seeks refund on repair work

updated: 01/25/2015 11:51 p.m. Comment 1

Monticello leaders have said they plan to ask a company to return millions of dollars paid to update the city's water system after work was found to be shoddy and incomplete.

UAPB center caught between two visions

posted: 01/25/2015 4:16 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- The director of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's Aquaculture and Fisheries Center is questioning the program's future after nearly two years of disagreements with UAPB Chancellor Laurence Alexander over how to run it.

2 held in heist back at PB jail after flight

posted: 01/22/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

Two men held in the robbery of an elderly brother and sister at gunpoint last week briefly escaped from the Jefferson County jail near downtown Pine Bluff, authorities said Wednesday.

Fire-damaged Dollarway High classrooms set to reopen

posted: 01/19/2015 3:02 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Two classrooms are scheduled to reopen at Dollarway High School next month after a blaze was intentionally set at the school on Dec. 4.

Judge's courtroom conduct censured

posted: 01/17/2015 2:34 a.m. Discuss

A Union County judge issued arrest warrants beyond his authority and cursed and berated defendants who appeared in his court, according to a letter of censure issued by a state commission.

PB utility seeks to raise fees

posted: 01/12/2015 3:08 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Liberty Utilities is seeking a nearly 28 percent rate increase for its Pine Bluff water customers, drawing ire from the Pine Bluff City Council and others in the city who say that amount is too high.

SAU-president applicants list whittled down to three finalists

posted: 01/11/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

The search for a new president of the Southern Arkansas University System has been narrowed to three finalists, officials there announced Friday.

SAU System president search down to 3 finalists

updated: 01/10/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The search for a new president of the Southern Arkansas University System has been narrowed to three finalists, officials there announced Friday.

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