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John Worthen

State Desk Reporter - Pine Bluff Bureau

State Desk Reporter - Pine Bluff Bureau

Recent Stories by John Worthen

Bank will form plan for Pine Bluff

posted: 11/24/2015 4:38 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Simmons First National Bank executives announced Monday that they will form a strategic plan for Pine Bluff that is designed to grow the city's shrinking tax base and improve quality of life.

5 file for Pine Bluff mayoral race

posted: 11/23/2015 4:18 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Five candidates, including incumbent Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, will vie for Pine Bluff's top political job in 2016.

Pine Bluff hotel tax increase rejected in 5-2 council vote

posted: 11/18/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

The Pine Bluff City Council has rejected a proposal to raise the city's hotel tax by 1 percent.

3 arrests made in arson-murder case, sheriff says

posted: 11/17/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Baxter County authorities have made arrests in connection with a Nov. 7 arson that claimed the lives of an elderly couple.

Lights still on for Christmas display in Pine Bluff

posted: 11/16/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Pine Bluff's Enchanted Land of Lights will open on schedule at 6 p.m. Tuesday after workers spent dozens of hours repairing damage caused last month by vandals.

Murder suspect gets trial date in escape

posted: 11/13/2015 3:05 a.m. Discuss

The man accused of killing a Camden grocery-store clerk will face a December trial date in his September jail escape, according to the 13th Judicial Circuit prosecuting attorney's office.

Pine Bluff body tentatively ID'd as missing 23-year-old woman

posted: 11/11/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Pine Bluff police said Tuesday that a body found near the intersection of 38th and Ohio streets is likely that of a woman who has been missing for more than a month.

Pine Bluff weighs raising hotel tax

posted: 11/09/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF -- Pine Bluff officials are considering whether to raise the city's hotel tax by 1 percentage point, with proceeds going to the parks and recreation department.

Ex-Dollarway schools chief faces fraud probe

posted: 11/07/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

Former Dollarway School District Superintendent Patsy Hughey is the subject of a fraud investigation, the Pine Bluff Police Department said.

Dollarway schools' superintendent fired

posted: 11/04/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

The Dollarway School Board has fired Superintendent Patsy Hughey after five months on the job.



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