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Treadwell invited to Texans’ minicamp

May 04, 2015 3:05pm

Joseph Treadwell is getting his opportunity in the NFL.

The 2011 Pine Bluff High alumnus, who missed only one start in his entire collegiate career at Louisiana-Monroe, was invited to...

CADC to hand out commodities in Dallas county

May 04, 2015 2:05pm

FORDYCE — The Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture commodity foods in Dallas County.

The distribution will begin at at 9 a.m. Tuesday and...

Red Cross seeks blood donors

May 04, 2015 2:05pm

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in. Donors of all blood types —...


Vaccination: Cheap insurance for higher farm, ranch profits

May 04, 2015 2:05pm

Vaccines protect herds or flocks against often fatal diseases. The shots are also a cheap insurance for higher farm and ranch profits, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension livestock...


May 04, 2015 2:05pm

The Washington Digest in Sunday’s edition of The Commercial incorrectly reported the roll call results on an amendment seeking to rescind energy efficiency standards for incandescent light bulbs....

Digest 05-03-15

May 02, 2015 10:05pm


Hunter homers, Twins beat White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS — Pine Bluff native Torii Hunter had perhaps his best game of the young season finishing 3 for 4 with a two-run homer and...

Five Hogs drafted on final day

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Five former Arkansas football players were selected in Saturday’s final day of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Defensive end Trey Flowers was chosen in the fourth round by the New...


Golden Lions wrap up 2nd straight West title

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — It had to be excruciating for any Arkansas-Pine Bluff players, coaches or fans to follow along with Saturday’s opener in the all-important series between Prairie View A&M...

Marlys Turnage

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

Marlys was a licensed Realtor, broker and appraiser for many years and was active in her profession, having served as president of the Southeast Arkansas Board of Realtors. She was also very...

Gerald Ashcraft

May 02, 2015 9:05pm

DUMAS — Gerald “Jerry” Lynn Ashcraft, 69, of Dumas passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015. He was born March 29, 1946, in Pine Bluff, the son of Arthur C. Ashcraft and Ruby Ruth Moore Ashcraft....