A 25-year-old Pine Bluff man who was arrested last week in Kansas City will be held without bond at the adult detention center while prosecutors prepare capital murder charges against him.
An investigation into an alleged employee theft at McDonald’s in the Jefferson Square Shopping Center resulted in the arrest of a woman who denied taking any money.
A reported rolling disturbance early Friday morning on University Drive resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly rammed his vehicle several times into a vehicle driven by his former girlfriend.
In a sure testament to the ability of one man to touch numerous lives for the good through that preciously rare combination of a keen mind for business and a warm heart for his fellow man, the grand ballroom of the Pine Bluff Country Club was filled to capacity Thursday night with the family, friends, and colleagues of retiring Simmons First National Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Thomas May.
It’s not as fast as a speeding bullet or more powerful than a locomotive, but the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Apollo Cluster is most certainly a supercomputer.
Editor’s note: Updated with photos of the suspects.
A 2014 county budget of a little more than $12.7 million is expected to be approved when the Jefferson County Quorum Court meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Zena is the Pine Bluff Animal Control pet of the week.
Reported crimes in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson County declined more than 33 percent in November, compared to the same month in 2012, according to the monthly report from the sheriff’s office.
Brenda Melton, an assistant superintendent in the Watson Chapel School District, says The Commercial’s annual Christmas Card Fund helps improve the lives of needy children in the district.
The Pine Bluff Branch of the National Association of University Women will present its annual Scholarship Fashion Show and Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sahara Shriners Temple, 820 S. Main St.
The 46th Debutante Cotillion will be presented Dec. 21 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center by the Delta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.