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Edith Ashcraft

Aug 19, 2014 12:08am

Edith Mae Hamilton Ashcraft, 86, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

She was born August 25, 1927, in Jefferson County to Lon and Rachel...

Hubert McAfee

Aug 19, 2014 12:08am

Mr. Hubert McAfee, 60, of Pine Bluff passed Monday, August 18, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Johnny Corker

Aug 19, 2014 12:08am

WARREN - Johnny Steve Corker, age 63, of Warren, Ark., died Sunday August 17.

Survivors are three sons John Eric Corker and spouse Jamie, Warren, Ark., Samuel Lee Smith and spouse Griselda...

Twyla Kurtz

Aug 19, 2014 12:08am

REDFIELD - Twyla Kashae Kurtz, age 32, of Redfield, died Saturday, August 16, 2014. Born June 14, 1982 at Indianapolis, she was a daughter of the late William Chapman and Kathleen Mills Chapman....


Robbie Hawkins

Aug 19, 2014 12:08am

GREEN HILL - Robbie Keron Hickam Hawkins, age 73 of the Green Hill community passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at her home. She was born on July 3, 1941 in Green Hill to the late Charlie Hickam...

Digest for 08-19-14

Aug 18, 2014 10:08pm


PB Braves route Clinton

The Pine Bluff Braves semi-pro baseball team got back to their winning ways Sunday as they scored in every inning to defeat the Clinton Cardinals 17-2...

Henson, Hedlund battles for starting kicker role

Aug 18, 2014 10:08pm

This is the fourth story in a 10-part series previewing the 2014 Razorbacks. Up next: Tight ends

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas place kicker John Henson didn’t get many opportunities to step on...

Weevils, Trojans to meet Nov. 16

Aug 18, 2014 10:08pm

More than 40 years have passed since Arkansas-Monticello and Arkansas-Little Rock have squared off in men’s basketball.

That will change Nov. 16 at 2 p.m., when UALR opens its season at...

Don’t increase terms for politicians

Aug 18, 2014 10:08pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I love this state. I thought the “Machine” in Illinois was something, but the “Good Ole’ Boys” have them beat.

Why even bother amending the state Constitution...

Ebola threat demands attention

Aug 18, 2014 10:08pm

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has seized the world’s attention like a summer horror movie. The images of a terrible disease without a cure have surged across news and social media. Late...