In a sure testament to the ability of one man to touch numerous lives for the good through that preciously rare combination of a keen mind for business and a warm heart for his fellow man, the grand ballroom of the Pine Bluff Country Club was filled to capacity Thursday night with the family, friends, and colleagues of retiring Simmons First National Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. Thomas May.
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LITTLE ROCK — The much-improved relationship between President Obama and Bill Clinton has contributed significantly to Hillary Clinton’s perceived strength as a candidate should she choose to run for president, according to the authors of the bestselling book “Game Change,” which chronicles the 2008 presidential race.
Brenda Melton, an assistant superintendent in the Watson Chapel School District, says The Commercial’s annual Christmas Card Fund helps improve the lives of needy children in the district.
It’s not as fast as a speeding bullet or more powerful than a locomotive, but the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Apollo Cluster is most certainly a supercomputer.
A 2014 county budget of a little more than $12.7 million is expected to be approved when the Jefferson County Quorum Court meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Editor’s note: Updated with photos of the suspects.
Zena is the Pine Bluff Animal Control pet of the week.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department are as follows:
A $10,000 bond was set Thursday for a Jefferson County man who allegedly beat his girlfriend Tuesday.
One suspect was in the hospital and three more were in jail after an officer-involved shooting that followed a robbery Friday evening at dollar store on West 28th Avenue.