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Emma Coker

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

Emma Cleo Mann Coker, 57, of Pine Bluff, quietly passed from this life on February 26, 2015 at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center in Little Rock.

She was born to Jesse and...

Schools cancel classes Friday

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

Several school districts had already called off classes for Friday by press time Thursday.

Watson Chapel, Dollarway, White Hall, Pine Bluff and Sheridan school districts had canceled...

Catherine Charles

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

Mrs. Catherine Charles, 75, of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Arthur Burnham, Jr.

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

Mr. Arthur Burnham, Jr., 90, of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, February 26, 2015. He was born in Pine Bluff, Ark. to the late Arthur Burnham, Sr. and Odessa Reed-Burnham.

Survivors include...

After massive win, Lions shift focus to Panthers

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

That Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s win over previously unbeaten No. 7 Mississippi State was arguably the Golden Lions’ second biggest win of the past week speaks volumes about how far the program has come...

Hazel Brown

Mar 05, 2015 7:03pm

Mrs. Hazel Brown, 64 of Pine Bluff died Monday, February 28, 2015. She was born November 12, 1950 to the late Wade and Rosie Tucker in Pickens, Ark.

Funeral services are Saturday, March 7,...


Moving Right Along: Razorback women keep NCAA hopes alive

Mar 05, 2015 6:03pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas beat Ole Miss, 72-61, in the second round of the Southeastern Conference women’s basketball tournament at Verizon Arena on Thursday.

The win puts Arkansas, the...

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.