Healthbytes - Galbladder Season

Most people think of fall as the season for football, deer hunting and holiday feasts. I also think of it as gallbladder season. I don’t know if the incidence is truly increased during this time, but it sure seems like it.

Correction

An article in the Wednesday edition of The Commercial about a Tuesday night political forum incorrectly attributed a quote on the city’s improving crime statistics. The quote came from incumbent Ward 3 Alderman Bill Brumett.

Arkansas state parties reap national cash

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Democratic and Republican state parties have received more than $7 million from their national affiliates this campaign cycle largely to help bolster the election efforts of candidates running for U.S. Senate and Congress.

Fire Near 3rd and Blake

Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services firefighters respond to a trailer fire at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near Third Avenue and Blake Street. Fire officials at the scene said no one was injured and the trailer appeared to be abandoned. The window facing the street was broken out, and the house next door was a burned-out structure. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Amy Widner)

Campaign Stop

Nina Taggart, right, enjoys a doughnut while listening to Frank Gilbert, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, who was campaigning Wednesday in Pine Bluff. Gilbert said his party is ‘building for the future: after fielding 27 candidates for office this year.’ (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)

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Healthbytes - Galbladder Season

Most people think of fall as the season for football, deer hunting and holiday feasts. I also think of it as gallbladder season. I don’t know if the incidence is truly increased during this time, but it sure seems like it.

Bill Clinton to stump for Arkansas Democrats on Sunday

LITTLE ROCK — Former President Bill Clinton will campaign for Democratic candidates in Fort Smith and several other Arkansas cities on Sunday, two days ahead of the general election, the state Democratic Party announced Thursday.

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Jackets face tall order against Zebras

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Yellowjackets enter Friday’s game against Pine Bluff with about as much momentum as possible after pasting Little Rock Hall, 46-0, last week.

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Calendar of Events

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.

S.H.O.T. creator to speak at PB Art League meeting

Artist, writer, and longtime musician Richard Davies will present the program for the meeting of the Pine Bluff Art League from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 in the A&B meeting room of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave. Attendees are asked to use the Third Avenue entrance.

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