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Correction

May 04, 2015 2:05pm

The Washington Digest in Sunday’s edition of The Commercial incorrectly reported the roll call results on an amendment seeking to rescind energy efficiency standards for incandescent light bulbs....

Digest 05-03-15

May 02, 2015 10:05pm

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Hunter homers, Twins beat White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS — Pine Bluff native Torii Hunter had perhaps his best game of the young season finishing 3 for 4 with a two-run homer and...

Five Hogs drafted on final day

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Five former Arkansas football players were selected in Saturday’s final day of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Defensive end Trey Flowers was chosen in the fourth round by the New...

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Golden Lions wrap up 2nd straight West title

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — It had to be excruciating for any Arkansas-Pine Bluff players, coaches or fans to follow along with Saturday’s opener in the all-important series between Prairie View A&M...

Marlys Turnage

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Marlys was a licensed Realtor, broker and appraiser for many years and was active in her profession, having served as president of the Southeast Arkansas Board of Realtors. She was also very...

Gerald Ashcraft

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

DUMAS — Gerald “Jerry” Lynn Ashcraft, 69, of Dumas passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015. He was born March 29, 1946, in Pine Bluff, the son of Arthur C. Ashcraft and Ruby Ruth Moore Ashcraft....

Alice Weaver

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Alice Faye Weaver, 76, of Pine Bluff passed away Friday, May 1, 2015.

Born Oct. 24, 1938, in Humphrey, she was a daughter of the late A.E. Simmons and Pansy Pauline Simmons.

Mrs....

Wendell Heflin

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Wendell Lee Heflin, 79, of Pine Bluff died Friday, May 1, 2015.

Born Jan. 11, 1936, in Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Willie Neal Heflin and Silvia Lena Morgan Heflin.

He...

Esther Gaddie

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Esther Lee Gaddie, 97, of Pine Bluff died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Davis Life Care Center. Born July 13, 1917, in Tarry, Ark., to the late Charlie and Mariah Ross Harris.

Survivors...

Christopher Cooper

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Christopher Ryan “Chris” Cooper, 38, of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, April 30, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

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