Students from Oak Park Elementary School recently traveled to Memphis, where they toured the National Civil Rights Museum. The students attend the Pine Bluff School District 21st Community Center Learning Center Program, an after-school project. The site coordinator, Tiffany R. Copeland, thanked Bernice Martin-Russell, Renisha Ward, Oak Park 21st CCLC staff, parent volunteers, food service department, security and the transportation department for participation. (Special to The Commercial)
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Plans are underway for the first annual Mother-Daughter Evening of Elegance to benefit the Cleashindra Hall Scholarship Fund.
LITTLE ROCK — State Treasurer Dennis Milligan has responded to recent news reports on events during his campaign for office by claiming that the emails that are the basis of the reports cannot be verified because his campaign deleted all its emails after the election.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
While the city of Monticello and Siemens Industry Inc. were attempting to resolve a dispute over a $10 million water project, Siemens filed a lawsuit against the city demanding that it allow the company to proceed with the water meter installation and water line replacement project.
At Friday’s Easter Seals Arkansas annual gala, Sissy Jones, founder of Sissy’s Log Cabin jewelry and a resident of Pine Bluff, was named Arkansan of the Year.
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.
Local artists On Call Band perform at Music on Main on Friday. Music on Main is a outdoor concert series sponsored by the Pine Bluff Downtown Special Events Organization. The main objective of these concerts is to give people something fun to do in downtown Pine Bluff, organizers said. The rest of the line-up for Music on Main is: Friday, May 8 — Brian Austin Blues Band, Band 357, MellowDee Groove; Friday, May 15 — Brown Soul Shoes, Legoria Payton, Fire & Brimstone; and Friday, May 22 — Line Dancing, On Call Band, Band 357. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Stephen Simpson)
A recent report in AtlasofGiving.com ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans will continue that trend by helping those in Nepal who are suffering in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.
LITTLE ROCK — An attorney for former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner on Friday filed an objection to a pre-sentencing report that recommends Shoffner’s sentencing range be 15 years and eight months to 19 years and seven months.