As flooding from the Arkansas River continued to affect homes in Jefferson County on Tuesday, volunteers turned out to help.
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LITTLE ROCK — State Rep. Nate Bell, R-Mena, has dropped his affiliation with the Republican Party and is now an independent.
About 25 people visited the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture/Fisheries Center, Planters Cotton Oil Mill and the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service on Tuesday as part of Farm Tour 2015: Fish, Fields and Yields.
Jefferson County saw a decrease in the number of homes that were sold in April 2015 compared to April 2014, according to a report released Tuesday by the Arkansas Realtors Association.
Finding jobs for people on probation and parole and helping them to stay out of trouble are just some of the things that the Arkansas Department of Community Correction does, said two staff members who spoke to the Pine Bluff Rotary Club on Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club.
Reported crimes in Pine Bluff dropped again in May compared to May 2014 and so far this year, are down 12.72 percent compared to a year ago.
Cynthia Johnson of Pine Bluff has won $1 million in the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. Johnson plans to pay off some bills and bank the rest. The winning item was a non-winning $1 million riches-instant game ticket entered in the Play it Again Second Chance Drawing. Johnson bought her ticket at the Big Red Valero on West 28th Avenue in Pine Bluff. (Special to The Commercial)
A report that a man had forced a woman and child into a vehicle at gunpoint Sunday afternoon was followed by a car chase, a foot pursuit and an alleged burglary before the man was arrested.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday added Jefferson, Sebastian, Conway and Perry counties to a disaster declaration he first issued last month.
A Pine Bluff student who will soon enroll at American University in Washington, D.C., told a packed house Tuesday morning that the choices we make now will determine the shape of the future for Pine Bluff.