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Boozman to visit UAPB on May 26

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-AR, will visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Tuesday, May 26.

The senator will tour the UAPB Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence and meet with...

Lott-Berry receives degree

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

Rachel Lott-Berry from Pine Bluff received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She graduated magna cum laude May 9.

She is a 2010 honor...

Alleged shoplifting results in drug, gun arrest

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

What started as an attempt to locate an alleged shoplifter from the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of a man currently on parole on drug and weapons charges.


Another problem for ranchers with wet pastures - liver flukes

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

With pastures so wet and grass a little short early in the growing season, producers should be watching for signs of liver fluke infections, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program...


May 22, 2015 6:05pm

An article published Friday in The Commercial about the Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School being the recipient of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Outdoor Classroom Garden Grant...

Second man arrested in fight at apartments in April

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

Pine Bluff police have arrested a second man in connection with an incident where a man was thrown off the balcony April 16 at an apartment complex on West Barraque Street.

Johnny Franklin...

McGehee School Board to meet

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the high school library.

The agenda includes recognition of Students of the Month, the financial statement, professional...

Man arrested after allegedly hitting pregnant woman

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

A reported disturbance Wednesday night at the Tyson plant at 5505 Jefferson Parkway resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly hit a pregnant female.

Darrius Clay, 20, was arrested after...

Westerman proposes putting medicaid expansion money into highways

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

An Arkansas Congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions...

Agencies to close for Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, several agencies will be closed, including:

Jefferson County area schools

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff