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Church to offer series of health events

Jan 27, 2015 4:01pm

The Prayer Garden Christian Faith Center COGIC, 800 S. Apple St., has scheduled a series of upcoming health events.

A 60-second CPR video will be shown at the church at 7 p.m. Wednesday,...

Two recommended for pardons by parole board

Jan 27, 2015 3:01pm

Two Jefferson County residents were among 22 people who were recommended for pardons Tuesday by the Arkansas Parole Board.

The board recommended that Michael S. Buck and Matthew W. Wells...


Report of stolen Jeep leads to arrest

Jan 27, 2015 3:01pm

A report that a stolen Jeep was seen early Monday morning on Sorrells Road led to the arrest of the driver of the vehicle by the Arkansas State Police.

Cory Stingley, 39, was in possession...

Best Care classes offered for early child care providers, foster parents

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Association are offering free The Best Care classes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....


Davis-Jones lawsuit set for trial next week

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Pending a last-minute settlement between the two sides, the federal lawsuit filed by former Pine Bluff Police Chief Brenda Davis-Jones will begin Monday in the George Howard Jr. Federal Building...

Pine Bluff High School announces second nine week honor roll

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Pine Bluff High School officials have announced the second nine week honor roll listing.

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Ciarra Bagwell, Kiarra Barnes, Carter Buckner, Danielle Evans, Jabria Haywood, Braelin...

Don’t jive me about slavery

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Slavery should have ended in 1865, but it didn’t end until 1964 when the civil rights bill was signed into law. I was born and raised under cheap slavery.


Cotton using same words, same outcome

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I always like the definition of “stupid” as repeating the same actions and expecting a different outcome.

And on page 4, Pine Bluff Commercial, Wednesday, Jan...

Immigration plan compares to emancipation

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I wanted to congratulate the editorial writer in today’s paper (Jan. 13.) I thought it made several good points regarding the proposed Keystone pipeline. It did not...

Community blessed to have JRMC

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Recently I spent several days in Jefferson Regional Medical Center after undergoing a surgical procedure. Dr. Simpson and the operating room crew were competent,...