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Quorum committees to consider political sign ordinance

A proposed ordinance that would prohibit the placement of political campaign signs on public property, including courthouse parking lots and the landscaping adjoining them, will be discussed when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse.

Hitting The High Notes

The piccolo section of the 60-piece United States Marine Band steps forward during the piccolo solo passage of John Phillip Sousa’s ‘Stars and Stripes Forever’ Sunday afternoon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The band made its appearance as a stop on a 31-day tour. The rest of the band’s more than 150 members remain in Washington, D.C., to handle the normal performance assignments that make up the band’s schedule. The band played under the baton of its director, Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig. The piccolo players picture, from left, are: Staff Sgt. Courtney Morgan, Gunnery Sgt. Elizabeth Plunk, Staff Sgt. Heather Zenobia and Staff Sgt. Kara Santos. (Special to The Commercial/Joe Dempsey)


A photo caption published Sunday for an article about a proposed ordinance that would allow people to park for an unlimited amount of time near the Jefferson County Courthouse should have identified the person as Alderman Glen Brown Sr.

Police seek missing man with dementia

UPDATE: “The Pine Bluff Police Detective Division has located Mr. Roosevelt Hood safe and uninjured. He has been returned home to his family. Thank you to all for getting the information out,” PBPD spokesman Lt. David Price said in a press release.