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Mixed-race daughter the future of the family

Mar 05, 2015 5:03pm

Dear Abby,

My husband and I are both Caucasian. Recently, we adopted a beautiful mixed-race baby girl. She’s Vietnamese, African-American and Hispanic.

She is not even 4 months old,...


Roof caves in at Mid-South Music on Main Street

Mar 05, 2015 9:03pm

A partial cave-in to the roof of Mid-South Music Co. in the 400 block of South Main Street was reported Thursday afternoon.

Both Pine Bluff Street Department Manager Rick Rhoden and Pine...

More winter recipes

Mar 05, 2015 5:03pm

Because Old Man Winter has seen fit to give us another round of snow and ice this week, we at The Commercial are once again in the mood for some comfort food a bit ahead of schedule.



Police seeking robbery suspect

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

Pine Bluff police are asking for help in identifying and locating a man accused of robbing another man at gunpoint on Feb. 18.

Pine Bluff Police Department spokesman officer Richard Wegner...

White Hall to host Daffodil Society competition

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

The Arkansas Daffodil Society will hold its annual competition March 20-22 at the new White Hall Community Center.

Local residents can compete by entering their blooms or photos of their...


Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

An article published Wednesday about the Pine Bluff School Board of Directors voting to close Oak Park Elementary School and Southeast Middle School incorrectly reported board member Andrea Roaf-...


Fire/Emergency Services prepared for snow, ice

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

The snow and ice that has plagued the Pine Bluff area this year is not hindering Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services vehicles from getting to the scene of an emergency.

Chief Shauwn...

Calendar of Events

Mar 05, 2015 4:03pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

State playoffs postponed again; 6A tourney backed up to Saturday start

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

For the second straight day, games in the Arkansas Activities Association state high school basketball playoffs were postponed because of hazardous driving conditions.

The postponements...

Fire destroys home on Ridgway Road

Mar 05, 2015 3:03pm

A house in the 1700 block of Ridgway Road was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Chief Shauwn...