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Martin repays Benton County for improperly claimed tax credits

Aug 18, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin on Monday paid Benton County $2,100 for improperly taking a homestead tax credit on two houses at the same time.

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Aug 18, 2014 6:08pm

A police brief in the Wednesday edition of The Commercial included the incorrect age and bond amount for the suspect. Jeffery Scott Taylor is 54 and his bond was $10,000.


Pine Bluff parents bring children back to school

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

Parents walked their children into Southwood Elementary School on a stormy Monday morning during the first day of class on this campus and throughout Jefferson County.

Principal Alfred...

Police reports

Aug 18, 2014 6:08pm

On Aug. 5 at 5:35 p.m., an accident was reported on the parking lot of Cranford’s Fresh World at 8503 Dollarway Road.

Constance Smith of Pine Bluff said she had driven to the store, parked...


Two arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

Two men were arrested on drug charges Saturday after White Hall Police stopped a vehicle for having a fictitious license plate and the driver was unable to provide proof of a drivers license,...

PB woman accused of second assault incident back in court Monday

Aug 18, 2014 6:08pm

For the second time in less than a week, a Pine Bluff woman was in court accused of aggravated assault.

Unique Jordan, 23, who is currently on probation, was allegedly involved in an...


Man on parole arrested after gun found beside his car

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

A Pine Bluff man currently on parole was arrested Sunday after he allegedly ran from police who tried to stop the car he was driving on South Olive Street.

Police said they found a nine-...


Woman arrested after allegedly pointing gun at neighbor

Aug 18, 2014 7:08pm

A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Friday after she allegedly pointed a gun at a neighbor during an altercation on the west side of Pine Bluff.

Lisa Brown, 50, allegedly threatened to kill the...

UAM sets new community education courses

Aug 18, 2014 5:08pm

MONTICELLO — Non-credit courses in various topics will be offered this fall by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.

The new offerings include...

Sheraton Park residents to meet

Aug 18, 2014 5:08pm

Sheraton Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 4101 Hazel St. Residents are invited to attend.