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Car sellers beware, AG says

The National Insurance Crime Bureau is warning consumers of a scheme targeting people selling vehicles on Craigslist. Law enforcement has reported nearly 100 instances of a phony bank check being used to pay for vehicles across the country.

Class celebrates Earth Day

Alycia Wiley’s first-grade class at 34th Avenue Elementary School celebrated Earth Day on April 22 by bringing in paper and plastic items to be recycled. The class also enjoyed discussing a class read-aloud project, “Where Does Trash Come From?” and watching “The Lorax.” (Special to The Commercial)

What do you do when ID is stolen?

Identity thieves can hit at any time, wrecking your financial integrity. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s, Consumer Sentinel Network, nearly 2,500 Arkansans filed ID theft complaints in 2014, ranking Arkansas 15th in victims of identity theft.

U.S.D. 1812 honors White Hall cadet

Left, Arkansas State Society United States Daughters of 1812 (U.S.D.1812) President Sharon Wyatt, and Simon Bradford Chapter President MarJo Dill, right, recently presented Cadet Tylina Smith with a National Society U.S.D. 1812 JROTC medal and certificate. Smith will enter college in Missouri this fall and participate in the ROTC program as well. The presentation was made during the White Hall High School JROTC Awards Luncheon. (Special to The Commercial)