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Pounding drinks now can leave your head pounding later

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Dr. Dale Carrison refers to the holiday season in the emergency room as the silly season.

“It starts around Thanksgiving and goes to the new year,” he says. “You...


Watson Chapel officials announce traffic plans for new Edgewood building

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

Watson Chapel School District is preparing for the opening of the new Edgewood Elementary School for grades K-1 and has announced a traffic plan.

The move into the new building is happening...


Man arrested after alleged armed disturbance

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

A reported armed disturbance Thursday night at an apartment on West Barraque Street resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly cut his girlfriend with a knife.

Billy Patrick, 60, denied...


Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

Faith Ann Howard, 11 months old, was pictured on the front page of The Commercial on Friday. Her name was incorrect in the caption to the photo.

HSU sets website seminar at Sheridan

Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

A Website in a Day seminar will be presented from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce at Sheridan.

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology...


Conner joins Delta Heritage Bank in White Hall

Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

Keith Conner, a veteran Pine Bluff area banker, has been named vice president and loan officer at Delta Heritage Bank in White Hall.

Conner was with Simmons First National Bank in Pine...

Savings promotion bill signed into law

Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

WASHINGTON — Banks will be able to encourage customers to take a chance on saving under legislation that President Obama signed into law on Thursday.

The legislation, which was co-sponsored...

SEA residents among ASU fall graduates

Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

JONESBORO — Southeast Arkansas residents were among 1,100 to graduate during Arkansas State University’s 2014 fall commencement ceremony, Dec. 13. Graduates are listed by county, hometown, name,...

Felony charges filed

Dec 19, 2014 7:12pm

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...

Christmas Card Fund helps students in need

Dec 19, 2014 6:12pm

As of Friday, The Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund had collected $7,309.

Now in its 27th year, the fundraiser benefits needy children in the Pine Bluff, Dollarway, Watson Chapel and White...