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Alumni Report for 09-16-14

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you...

UA Notebook: Northern Illinois no pushover

Sep 15, 2014 10:09pm

Arkansas isn’t playing a power conference opponent this week. But coach Bret Bielema and the Razorbacks know they’ll face a big challenge in Northern Illinois.

“They play extremely hard,”...


Council approves tougher penalties for unresponsive building owners

Sep 16, 2014 1:09pm

Stiffer penalties await commercial building owners who fail to fix code violations thanks to a 6-2 vote by the Pine Bluff City Council Monday in favor of an ordinance sponsored by Ward 1 Alderman...

A different double jeopardy

Sep 15, 2014 10:09pm

One year ago today a computer technician working at the Washington Navy Yard went on a shooting rampage that left 12 people dead. A few weeks before arming himself with a Remington model 870...

Police reports

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

On Sept. 9, a two-vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 270 at its intersection with I-530.

Richard Turbeville of White Hall said he was stopped at the red light at U.S. 270 and Interstate...


Negative Reinforcement: Frustration mounts as Lady Lions drop another match

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

Kyetta May’s frustration was easy to see after her Arkansas-Pine Bluff volleyball team lost its match on Monday night to visiting Louisiana Tech.

The frustration was easy to hear, too, as...

Student competes at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered recently in San Antonio for the 2014 National Leadership...

Raiders land former PB resident Brown

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

Former Pine Bluff resident Vincent Brown signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, reported.

The transaction comes more than two months after Brown was released by...

New additions at the White Hall Library

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

​Large Print

​Twin Rocks by Wayne D. Overholser

Love Comes Home by Ann Gabhart

​​Heartland Courtship by Lyn Cote

Gunman’s Moon by Lauran Paine

Sea Grass Pier by...


Residents participate in art program

Sep 15, 2014 9:09pm

Markeith Woods of Heavenly Quarters Outreach Inc. provided art lessons at the White Hall Rehabilitation Health and Nursing Facility on Monday, Sept. 8.

While providing art lessons, it was...