Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a body of a Pine Bluff man Sunday who apparently jumped from a bridge on U.S. 79 North on March 21.
Hundreds of people shared fellowship and sampled chili at the Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Department’s Chili Cook-off on Saturday at Saracen Landing.
WASHINGTON — The Senate broke a five-month impasse last week in voting to confirm federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to become attorney general.
William Campbell recently graduated from the University of Arkansas’ Cooperative Extension’s LeadAR Program. Campbell, of Reed, is a field manger III at the Pine Bluff office of the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted Friday to approve a third 180-day moratorium on issuing hog farm permits in the Buffalo River watershed.
CNN’s Jim Sciutto reports that American and Italian hostages were killed during a U.S. counter-terrorism drone strike against al Qaeda.
New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty was evacuated after a phoned bomb threat. CNN’s Deborah Feyerick reports.
A investigation into alleged drug activity at a house on the west side of Pine Bluff ended with the arrest of five men and the seizure of suspected drugs and two handguns.
Two men were arrested early Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into a restaurant in the Jefferson Square Shopping Center.
Trotter Auto Ford is moving ahead with plans to build a new dealership in Pine Bluff and is looking for the Pine Bluff Planning Commission to grant an exception to a zoning law as part of the project.
Friday night’s White Hall Kids Fest activities have been canceled because of weather.
A 67-year-old Altheimer man was arrested Friday for allegedly failing to comply with state laws requiring sex offenders to register.
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. NOTE: Abbreviations are as follows: Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD), Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), White Hall Police Department (WHPD), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Police Department (UAPB), Redfield Police Department (RPD), Altheimer Police Department (APD), Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PA), Arkansas State Police (ASP), Tri-County Drug Task Force (TCDTF), Star City Police Department (SCPD), Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (G&F), Arkansas Highway Police (AHP), Gould Police Department (GPD), Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC).
The Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently inducted three new members into the Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society. They are seniors, from left, Shemikia A. Jones, Pamla Jones and Brittany A. Jones. The students are enrolled in UAPB’s Human Development and Family Studies program, which prepares students for employment as child development center directors, childcare specialists, nursery school/day care teachers, adoption placement agents and caseworkers. The KON chapter honors students of human sciences who rank in the top 25 percent of their class. (Special to The Commercial)
The Rev. Larry Kirklin spotted Michael Simmons about 10 days ago, standing next to an abandoned commercial building across the parking lot from the Red Barn on Belmont Street.