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Star City’s Hill earns No. 1 spot on SportsCenter Top 10

May 21, 2015 5:05pm

With the Star City baseball team reaching its first state championship game, the city is understandably abuzz with excitement. Some of that excitement, though, can be felt across the country....

Governor issues call for special session, announces agenda

May 20, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday officially called for a special legislative session to begin Tuesday and listed the issues he wants lawmakers to address when they return to the...

Law enforcement participate in annual Torch Run for Special Olympics

May 20, 2015 5:05pm

About 50 runners representing law enforcement agencies in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County left Saracen Landing on Wednesday morning on their way to Little Rock to support the Special Olympics....

August-Riley announce engagement

May 20, 2015 5:05pm

Jeri Lynn August and Timothy James Riley, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Jeri is the daughter of the late Larry Louis August of...

Downpour causes flash flooding; forecasters say more rain on the way

May 20, 2015 5:05pm

While Pine Bluff and Jefferson County received less than an inch of rain Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, the rain came down fast and caused flash flooding in parts of the city. And the...

Sheriff’s Office defends use of military equipment

May 20, 2015 6:05pm

While there has been recent discussion of the use of military equipment by law enforcement agencies, particularly in Ferguson, Missouri, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Maj. Lafayette...

White Hall’s Luster finalizes commitment to Golden Lions

May 20, 2015 4:05pm

WHITE HALL — Safe to say, Antoine Luster is enjoying the biggest week of his baseball career to date.

Three days ahead of his final high school game — one for his second state championship...


May 20, 2015 4:05pm

An article in the Tuesday edition of The Commercial about the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts included information about a May 29 deadline. That deadline is the deadline for...

Police arrest two for alleged credit card fraud

May 20, 2015 4:05pm

Two people who were arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Monday were also identified as suspects who used a stolen credit card at the store several times.

Brenda Abeyta, 45,...

Two Pine Bluff residents named in federal drug probe of prescription pill distribution

May 20, 2015 7:05pm

Two Pine Bluff residents were among 18 people indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a wide-ranging investigation into illegally distributed pharmaceuticals that has resulted in 140...