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Gloria Mead

Dec 17, 2014 6:12am

Gloria Mead, 60, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away December 14, 2014. She was born August 22, 1954 in Manchester, New Hampshire to parents, William, Jr. and Theresa Curtis.

Gloria loved...

Digest for 12-17-14

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm


Zebras continuing to raise money for championship rings

The Pine Bluff High School football team is seeking donations to help buy state championship rings.



Bryant girls out-gun Watson Chapel

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm

BRYANT — The Watson Chapel Lady Wildcats knew coming into the game that the 7A Bryant Lady Hornets would be a tough test early in the season.

“I just thought they had a lot more weapons...


Wildcats nearly shut out in first half as Hornets cruise

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm

BRYANT — The Watson Chapel Wildcats starters combined to score zero points in the first half against the Bryant Hornets on Tuesday night, but in fairness some of the players were in an unfamiliar...


Pine Bluff school board discusses bonuses and hears academic distress action plan

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

The Pine Bluff School Board discussed giving bonuses to school district employees but did not vote on the matter Tuesday, pending further review of their funding.

In a Nov. 19 meeting, Pine...

Lions tip off busy stretch against Cougars

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

Tonight marks the beginning of a busy week for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball team with four games on tap.

The stretch of four games in six days starts with a 7 p.m. contest...

Weevils push Division I Colonels to edge

Dec 16, 2014 9:12pm

THIBODAUX, La. – Despite its recent struggles, Arkansas-Monticello does have a marquee victory under its belt, knocking off then-ranked Delta State of Mississippi.

So what did the Boll...

Alumni Report for 12-17-14

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

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...

White Hall School Board approves building plans, talks of millage increase

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

The White Hall School Board voted Tuesday to proceed with the second phase of the district’s building program and discussed a proposed millage increase to fund it.

The second phase of the...

Strong not quite over TCU yet

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Texas coach Charlie Strong has had nearly three weeks to move on, but admitted he isn’t quite over the disappointment just yet.

He thought his team had turned the corner and...