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Missy’s Gourdgeous GourdsOne part inspiration, one part imagination, 98 percent talent

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

By Deborah Horn

Special to The Commercial

Melissa House modestly says it’s so simple that anyone could put together any of the pieces in her Missy’s Gourdgeous Gourds collection....

Supporters of private option encouraged by recent developments

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

LITTLE ROCK — News of a projected decrease in health insurance premiums, coming on the heels of the news that Arkansas has reduced its uninsured population by nearly half, has encouraged...

Senior schedule

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, formerly the Bradshaw Senior Citizens Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave.


Center closed for Labor Day


Food safety inspections 08-30-14

Aug 30, 2014 7:08am

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...

Marriages and Divorces 8-30-14

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am


Keon Martell Randall, 27, and Lakita Lashawn Spencer, 23, both of Pine Bluff, recorded Aug. 16.

David Kevin Pritchard, 52, and Susan Denise Parkridge, 39, both of Pine...


Judge Wyatt re-appointed to Supreme Court committee

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am

Circuit Judge Rob Wyatt Jr. of White Hall has been re-appointed to the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions - Criminal by Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah.


Healing Place Ministries to halt crime victim advocacy programs

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am

After nine years of providing support and advocacy for victims of crimes, the Revs. Edna and David Morgan are moving on to new challenges.

Through Healing Place Ministries, the two have...

Funds for elections, roads, coroner on quorum committees agenda

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am

Additional funding for election costs, road work and the Jefferson County coroner will be discussed Tuesday when committees of the Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m.

County Elections...

Bankruptices 8-30-14

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am


Ona Louise Powell, 22 Green Meadow Drive, DeWitt; filed Chapter 7 Aug. 18.

Yavette Manuel, 504 E. Sixth St., Stuttgart; filed Chapter 13 Aug. 20.



Incorporations 8-30-14

Aug 30, 2014 6:08am


I Square Management LLC was incorporated by Shashwat Goyal, 704 W. Michigan St., Stuttgart, Aug. 15.


McGehee Lumber Inc. was incorporated by Paul J. Tyrone,...