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Oak Park, Southeast schools to close

Mar 03, 2015 10:03pm

The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved a motion Tuesday to close Oak Park Elementary School and Southeast Middle School at the end of the current academic year because of declining...


6A preview: PB, Sheridan teams get hot at right time

Mar 03, 2015 10:03pm

The Pine Bluff Zebras and Fillies and the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets basketball teams have a chance to give some good exposure to the 6A-South in Siloam Springs.

All three teams earned...

Bills on school detachment, abortion advance

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill to make it easier to form new school districts by detaching territory from existing school districts.

Also Tuesday...

Digest for 03-03-15

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm


Calling for all spring sports schedules

As the transition from basketball to spring sports begins, The Commercial sports department is still looking for spring sports schedules...

UAPB sets Lion Fever Day Friday

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Office of Recruitment will host its annual Lion Fever Day from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday, March 6.

Nearly 500 students from 35 school districts...

Students battle robots at UAM contest

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

Winners were recently announced in the first STEM VEX Robotics Competition at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Winning teams will compete for state awards Thursday, March 5, at Arkansas...

Alumni Report for 03-04-15

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

Each week, The Commercial will run this list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player whom you...

Celebrity waiters to join Dallas County Relay for Life

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

Relay for Life of Dallas County will sponsor a Celebrity Waiter Event and Auction at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Fordyce Civic Center in Fordyce.

The meal of fried catfish, chicken and...

Career coaches set College, Career Expo

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

The Jefferson County College and Career Expo will be held 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Hosted by Jefferson County high school career...

Golden Lions end No. 7 Bulldogs’ 13-0 start

Mar 03, 2015 9:03pm

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Andre Davis helped him and his teammates earn a win over the No. 7 team in the country on Tuesday night.

Davis drew a one-out, bases-loaded walk to force in the winning...