The Christmas spirit is shining bright from First Baptist Missionary Church this holiday season as their church has been decorated by Shirley Carey and Marva Thomas.
LITTLE ROCK — After surviving an effort this year to defund them, the Common Core State Standards may come under attack again in the legislative session that begins in January.
Several of the city capital improvement projects funded by Pine Bluff voters in a February 2011 special election approving a five-eighths cent sales tax and associated bonds were either completed or made progress in 2014.
Sheveeka Vickers has first-hand knowledge of the good uses to which money from The Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund has been put.
Christy is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.
WASHINGTON — Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive — at least through this year — more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.
Editor’s Note: The Commercial has run this Christmas tale by Hot Springs Village columnist Brenda Miles in four parts. This is the final installment. Happy Holidays!
Appendectomy is the most common emergent abdominal surgery in the United States, with about 250,000 performed yearly. I know — I do quite a few in the middle of the night.
Consider vitamin C consumption during the sneezin’ season and you find yourself in the proverbial good-news, bad-news situation.
Watson Chapel School District is preparing for the opening of the new Edgewood Elementary School for grades K-1 and has announced a traffic plan.
A reported armed disturbance Thursday night at an apartment on West Barraque Street resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly cut his girlfriend with a knife.
Faith Ann Howard, 11 months old, was pictured on the front page of The Commercial on Friday. Her name was incorrect in the caption to the photo.
Keith Conner, a veteran Pine Bluff area banker, has been named vice president and loan officer at Delta Heritage Bank in White Hall.
WASHINGTON — Banks will be able to encourage customers to take a chance on saving under legislation that President Obama signed into law on Thursday.
Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any.
As of Friday, The Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund had collected $7,309.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe will leave office next month, but his image will remain at the state Capitol in the form of his official portrait.
The following agencies have announced their closing schedules in observance of Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25:
LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to issue a $250 fine and a public letter of caution to the ballot question committee Let Arkansas Decide for failing to disclose all required information on financial reports.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved hiring a Russellville-based consultant to advise lawmakers on ways to control soaring costs in the teachers’ and state employees’ health insurance systems.
Motorcyclists focus on the journey rather than the destination.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in November, according to labor statistics released Friday.
WASHINGTON — Rep.-elect Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has filled out his Congressional staff on Thursday, announcing seven new hires who will work out of district offices in Arkansas.