An article published Friday in The Commercial about the Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School being the recipient of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Outdoor Classroom Garden Grant contained an error regarding Samuel Glover’s title. He is the Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School’s culture coordinator.

Felony charges filed

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.



NCAA honors UAPB women’s tennis for high APR score

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff women’s tennis team was one of six athletic programs in the SWAC to be publicly recognized by the NCAA for posting Academic Progress Rates that rank within the top 10 percent of their respective sports nationally.

Razorbacks sent to Stillwater Regional

FAYETTEVILLE – It was only a matter of red tape Monday. The Arkansas baseball team knew it was going to the NCAA Tournament. The only question was where.


Economic Opportunities Commission to participate in statewide conference

The Pine Bluff Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will participate in the annual conference of the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association from May 27-29 at the Springdale/Fayetteville Area Holiday Inn to recognize the achievements of community action agencies across the state from the past year and further PBJCEOC’s mission through collaborative effort.

Senior Center Activities

The following activities are planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave.


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