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Digest for 03-29-15

Mar 28, 2015 11:03pm


Woodlawn storms back to stun Crossett

WOODLAWN — A hit-by-pitch with the bases loaded completed an incredible comeback by the Woodlawn baseball team to earn a 6-5 home win over...


Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

Alderman Bill Brumett said that he should have used the word “acknowledged” instead of “accepted” in an article in Saturday’s edition of The Commercial when he was describing J.C. Cunnigham’s...

Family, friends of De’Trick Johnson remember him with vigil

Mar 28, 2015 9:03pm

Family and friends of De’Trick Johnson remembered him as a loving, generous Christian man on Saturday at an outdoor vigil consisting of prayer, the lighting of candles and the release of balloons...


Gone Fishin’

Mar 28, 2015 8:03pm

Blake Bradshaw, of White Hall, shows off his catch, a 6.65-pound Large Mouth Bass that took the “Lunker” prize for the largest fish weighed in, Saturday at the Bill Sanders-Bo Piper Benefit Bass...


Weevils split doubleheader, take series

Mar 28, 2015 8:03pm

MONTICELLO — According to Arkansas-Monticello head coach John Harvey, the beauty of winning Game 1 of a three-game series is having less pressure. That assessment rang true against Arkansas Tech...


Estep goes distance as UAPB baseball ends losing skid

Mar 28, 2015 7:03pm

NEW ORLEANS — Blake Estep’s favorite scoreline seems to be 8-3.

Faced with its first losing streak since dropping five straight to start the season, Arkansas-Pine Bluff turned to the junior...


Single Parent Easter event raises scholarship funds

Mar 28, 2015 7:03pm

A fashion show fundraiser Saturday morning featuring apparel designed by Yurun Shen with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff drew about 75 people to the Pine Bluff Convention Center.



White Hall Easter egg hunt brings a crowd despite showers

Mar 28, 2015 6:03pm

A few light sprinkles did nothing to deter an estimated 350 children and their family members from converging on White Hall City Park Saturday morning for the annual White Hall Chamber of Commerce...

Search for man believed to have jumped into river curtailed by high winds, current

Mar 28, 2015 6:03pm

High winds and choppy waters Saturday on the Arkansas River curtailed the search for a man who is believed to have committed suicide by jumping into the river a week ago.

Jefferson County...

Warren woman killed in Saturday accident

Mar 28, 2015 6:03pm

A Warren woman was killed early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle traffic accident on U.S. 63 in Jefferson County.

Coroner Chad Kelley identified the victim as Lindsey Watson, 31, who was...