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Digest 08-23-14

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm


Pine Bluff High season passes available

Season tickets for Pine Bluff High School athletic events will go on sale Monday.

The season passes will be available for...

Eric Rose

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

BEDFORD, TEXAS - Eric John Rose, age 35, of Bedford, Texas, formerly of Hermitage, Ark., died SUnday, August 17, 2014 in Irving, Texas. He was born July 17, 1979 in ElDorado, Ark., a son of...

Creola Reynolds

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

WILMAR - Creola Jane Reynolds, 77 of Wilmar, passed away August 20, 2014 at her home. She was born in Drew County on October 8, 1936.

Survivors include two sons, Royce Reynolds of...

Charles Bowden

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

PRAIRIE GROVE- Charles Kenneth Bowden, age 78 of the Prairie Grove community, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Cavie Joiner Bowden of Prairie Grove...


William Rhodes, Jr.

Aug 22, 2014 11:08pm

In profound sorrow the professional and courteous staff of the Christian Way Funeral Home sorrowfully announces the earthly departure of Mr. William “Pete” Rhodes Jr. Mr. Rhodes answered to his...

Loucellia Courtney

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

Loucellia Courtney of Pine Bluff passed August 22, 2014 in Little Rock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Doubling down on failure

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

When President Obama announced in 2011 the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq, he was sanguine about that nation’s future. U.S. soldiers could be “proud of their success,” he said, and he was...

Thankful on 75th anniversary

Aug 22, 2014 10:08pm

Editor, The Commercial:

When our children and grandchildren announced that they were giving us a 75th wedding anniversary program, people came from across the country just to be a part and...

Bielema applauds successful offseason at luncheon

Aug 22, 2014 9:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is proud of what the Razorbacks have accomplished on and off the field throughout the long offseason.

Now he’s eager to put the finished product...

Arkansas home sales up, prices down in June

Aug 22, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas increased by more than 10 percent in June compared with a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold decreased by less than 2 percent, the...