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Jefferson County officials proclaim historic preservation month

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

Jefferson County Judge Dutch King, Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and Redfield Mayor Harmon Carter are among 118 officials in 62 counties who have declared May as Historic Preservation Month...

Letter carriers to collect food donations Saturday

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service will collect food donations as they deliver the mail Saturday during the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the Arkansas Foodbank said Monday...

White Hall Noon Lions Club to meet

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

The White Hall Noon Lions Club will meet at noon Thursday, May 7, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall. Barbie Parsley will give updates on the James “Jitters” Morgan Community Center and the Crenshaw...

State revenues for April up from last year, above forecast

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas revenues for April were up 9.4 percent compared to a year ago and 15.2 percent above forecast, the state’s fiscal office said Monday.

Net available general revenues...

Report: Hunter apologizes for, explains Mayweather tweet

May 04, 2015 4:05pm

There is a reason Floyd Mayweather was booed during his “Fight of the Century” against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, and many quickly cite Mayweather’s history with domestic violence.



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....