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Bill to allow guns on college campuses advances

Feb 26, 2015 7:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to require college campuses in Arkansas to allow staff and faculty members who hold concealed-carry permits to carry concealed handguns on campus advanced out of the House...

Special Friday recipe: Chicken and Rice Casserole

Feb 26, 2015 7:02pm

We at The Commercial have started receiving your favorite casserole recipes and ask you to keep them coming. While the Wednesday Accent page is the normal home for such fare, the recent snow and...


Scalia discusses constitution, government structure in Fort Smith

Feb 26, 2015 6:02pm

Addressing a crowd of more than 2,500 in Fort Smith on Thursday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia attempted to explain his commitment to the “real Constitution,”

“The Constitution...

Calendar of Events

Feb 26, 2015 6:02pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....


Defending state champions pass test from Lady Cardinals

Feb 26, 2015 7:02pm

MONTICELLO — This season’s Malvern girls team doesn’t boast the overall talent of the past few years, which includes back-to-back state championships, but they still have Raven Baker.



Guardsmen support State Police during wintry weather

Feb 26, 2015 6:02pm

The Arkansas National Guard 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team partnered with the Arkansas State Police during this week’s wintry weather.

Specifically, they were called to state active duty...

Scholarship application deadline set for March 15

Feb 26, 2015 6:02pm

AgHeritage Farm Credit Services offers multiple scholarships for the children and grandchildren of stockholder customers and the wider public.

The application deadline is Sunday, March 15...


Rutledge testifies against proposed EPA rules

Feb 26, 2015 5:02pm

WASHINGTON — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge told a House panel on Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new regulations — beyond its authority — that would do...

Brumps Bayou Bridge vandalized

Feb 26, 2015 5:02pm

The newly built Brumps Bayou Bridge has been damaged by vandals, forcing a delay in its opening.

“We are not deterred by this vandalism,” said Greg Gustek, Lake Saracen Project Association...


USDA rep talks to produce company owners during visit Thursday

Feb 26, 2015 5:02pm

The featured speaker for the annual Rural Life Conference conducted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff arrived in town a day early and spent her afternoon visiting with D&S Produce’s...