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Barnburner: Thomas awakens, leads Zebras past Cards

Dec 19, 2014 10:12pm

A good shooter needs just one shot to fall to catch fire. Dollarway learned that the hard way on Friday night.

For three quarters, Pine Bluff’s Marcus Thomas had been kept quiet. Sure, he...

AETN seeks student film entries

Dec 19, 2014 9:12pm

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is accepting entries for “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten- through...


WH Middle School wins Quiz Bowl

Dec 19, 2014 9:12pm

The White Hall Middle School Sixth Grade Quiz Bowl Team won first place at the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament on Dec. 11 at the Arkansas River Educartion Service Cooperative. Team members are Lilly...


December Dilemma - Holidays in split-religion families

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Davida Sims has always been fond of Christmas. Even as a kid, she recalls, “I really had always wanted a Christmas tree.”

But Sims grew up in “a pretty traditional Jewish...


Colds won’t cease with C

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

Consider vitamin C consumption during the sneezin’ season and you find yourself in the proverbial good-news, bad-news situation.

The bad news: It won’t keep you from getting a cold or...


Does chocolate cause acne? Not by itself

Dec 19, 2014 8:12pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — It’s the end-of-year party season, when Americans probably scarf down more tasty treats than they do during the rest of the year combined.

And among Americans’ favorite...


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.