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Senior schedule

May 02, 2015 2:05pm

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave., are:


Beginning aerobics, low-impact exercise, video exercise, aerobics by Bobbie...

School lunch menus

May 02, 2015 2:05pm

Dollarway Schools



Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, orange slices and milk.


Cheese ravioli, Romaine salad, seasoned broccoli...

Dorris, Hendricks unite in matrimony

May 02, 2015 1:05pm

The marriage of Leslie Anne Dorris and Kerry Hendricks took place April 18, 2015, at Alda’s Magnolia Hill in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Rev. Walter Van Zandt Windsor, Rector of Trinity Episcopal...

Anderson, Belt united in matrimony

May 02, 2015 11:05am

Lauren Grace Anderson and Michael Brandon Belt were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

The Rev. Rex...

Daughters of the American Revolution chapter keeps history alive

May 02, 2015 9:05am

The membership of the Pine Bluff-John McAlmont Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are keen to keep the story of the nation’s founding fresh in the minds of the public today.


There She Is: Dea’ Chane Scott crowned Miss Jack Robey 2015

May 02, 2015 9:05am

Jack Robey Junior High School hosted its fourth Miss Jack Robey Pageant on March 10 after enduring two postponements thanks to the back-to-back winter storms that hit the area in late February and...

Washington Digest - House passes budget

May 02, 2015 6:05am

WASHINGTON — With Democrats united in opposition, the Republican-controlled House last week approved a resolution that would balance the federal budget in a decade with no new taxes but $5...

Lawyer: PB School Board appeared to violate law by having consultant in executive session

May 02, 2015 6:05am

The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors meeting with a consultant in an executive session appears to violate the law, a lawyer told The Commercial on Friday.

Board members Harold Jackson,...


City Council to consider employee handbook changes

May 02, 2015 6:05am

The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled to consider three proposed ordinances Monday involving changes to policies governing municipal employees.

Alderwoman Thelma Walker is proposing an...

Marriages and Divorces 5-2-15

May 02, 2015 6:05am


Joshua David Pharr, 21, and Briana Alexis McCalister, 18, of Redfield, recorded April 13.

Dewon Donta Savage, 32, and Carla Lynn Boykin, 30, both of Pine Bluff, recorded...