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Ola Chambers

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

FORDYCE - Mrs. Ola Chambers, 64, of Fordyce, Ark., passed Sunday, September 14, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Clark Bishop

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

LITTLE ROCK - Mr. Clark Edward Bishop, 66, of Little Rock passed Wednesday, September 10, 2014. He was born in Cornerstone to the late John Van Bishop, Sr. and Virgie (Reynolds) Bishop.


Jeanetta Watkins

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

SHERIDAN - Jeanetta B. Watkins, 79, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. Mrs. Watkins was retired, but had worked at the former Weyerhaeuser Bag Company (presently Mondi) in Pine...

Pauline Melton

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

WARREN - Pauline Melton, age 84, of Warren, Ark. (formerly of Johnson, Ark. and Pine Bluff, Ark.) died Saturday September 13. Survivors are two daughters Paula Riles, Bastrop, La. and Annette...

Florine Dutcher

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

Mrs. Florine Dutcher of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Monday September 15, 2014 at Baptist Health in Little Rock, Ark. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary of Pine Bluff....

Digest for 09-16-14

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm


Hunter’s homer sends Tigers to victory

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter homered on the first pitch of the ninth inning to break a tie and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins...

Alumni Report for 09-16-14

Sep 15, 2014 11:09pm

Each week, The Commercial will run the 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...

UA Notebook: Northern Illinois no pushover

Sep 15, 2014 10:09pm

Arkansas isn’t playing a power conference opponent this week. But coach Bret Bielema and the Razorbacks know they’ll face a big challenge in Northern Illinois.

“They play extremely hard,”...

Council approves tougher penalties for unresponsive building owners

Sep 15, 2014 10:09pm

Stiffer penalties await commercial building owners who fail to fix code violations thanks to a 6-2 vote by the Pine Bluff City Council Monday in favor of an ordinance sponsored by Ward 1 Alderman...

A different double jeopardy

Sep 15, 2014 10:09pm

One year ago today a computer technician working at the Washington Navy Yard went on a shooting rampage that left 12 people dead. A few weeks before arming himself with a Remington model 870...