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Evelene Hopper

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

RISON - Evelene Rodgers Hopper, age 87, of Rison, died Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services of Pine Bluff.

Wayne Clanton

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

WARREN - Wayne Allen Clanton, age 82, of Warren, Arkansas died at Bradley County Memorial Hospital December 22, 2014. He was born in Ingalls, Arkansas, son of the late J.C. and Reba Clanton. Wayne...

Jerry White

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

CARROLLTON, TEXAS - Jerry Lee White was born on August 13, 1950 in Robinson, Illinios to Lowell and Edna White. Jerry went to his rest December 14, 2014 at the age of 64. Jerry graduated from...

Neria Funderburg

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

GRAPEVINE - Neria Dale Lowman Funderburg of Grapevine, Arkansas was born June 8, 1935 in Grapevine, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Clyde E. and Flossie Ross Lowman. She was a member of First...

Top 10 news of 2014: No. 7: Reported crimes in Pine Bluff down all year

Dec 23, 2014 10:12pm

Reported crimes in Pine Bluff declined for 11 straight months in 2014 and, based on this year’s numbers, it is unlikely that the city will end up topping the list of most violent places to live as...


Bad Luck in Vegas: Mosley a non-factor as smaller Wildcats trump Lions

Dec 23, 2014 9:12pm

LAS VEGAS — Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach George Ivory resorted to a cliché after his Golden Lions were stunned by Abilene Christian, 69-61, in the Upper Division championship game of the Continental...

Alumni Report for 12-24-14

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

Each week, The Commercial will run this 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...

Watson Chapel School Board prioritizes qualities for next superintendent

Dec 23, 2014 8:12pm

Watson Chapel School Board members brainstormed qualities Tuesday night that they want to see in their district’s next superintendent.

The board previously hired educational search firm...


OES chapter completes 2014 community service efforts

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

The members of the Order of the Eastern Star, P.H.A., Burford’s Memorial Chapter No. 383, partnered with the CASA Women’s Shelter to bring Christmas to its residents early.

It is sometimes...


Boone awarded at school board conference

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

Sandra Colbert Boone attended the Arkansas School Boards Association annual conference Dec. 10-12 at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, where she became the first school board member in Jefferson...