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Weevils push Division I Colonels to edge

Dec 16, 2014 9:12pm

THIBODAUX, La. – Despite its recent struggles, Arkansas-Monticello does have a marquee victory under its belt, knocking off then-ranked Delta State of Mississippi.

So what did the Boll...

Alumni Report for 12-17-14

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

Each week, The Commercial will run this 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...

White Hall School Board approves building plans, talks of millage increase

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

The White Hall School Board voted Tuesday to proceed with the second phase of the district’s building program and discussed a proposed millage increase to fund it.

The second phase of the...

Strong not quite over TCU yet

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Texas coach Charlie Strong has had nearly three weeks to move on, but admitted he isn’t quite over the disappointment just yet.

He thought his team had turned the corner and...

Governor intends to pardon Stuttgart man

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Gov. Mike Beebe intends to pardon a Stuttgart man’s 1986 conviction, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.

Stanley McKee was convicted of delivery of marijuana in Arkansas County. The...

Wanted man in custody

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

A man wanted by the Pine Bluff Police Department was taken into custody Friday in Little Rock, according to a PBPD press release.

Raymond Nelson was wanted on allegations of aggravated...

Lady Lions shoot 6 for 50 in crushing defeat

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff committed 34 turnovers while scoring just 27 points in a resounding defeat against Alabama on the road Tuesday.

Alabama scored the game’s first 16...

Senate confirms Honorable nomination to FERC

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Arkansas Public Service Commission Chairman Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by voice vote Tuesday evening.

President Barack...


Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

The 72nd annual Gillett Coon Supper will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Gillett Elementary School gymnasium. The time was incorrect in an article in Tuesday’s edition.


Three new troopers begin assignments in Jefferson, Lincoln counties

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Three new Arkansas State Troopers, all of them with former law enforcement experience, have been assigned to Troop E, which is based in Jefferson County.

Troopers Chris Barnett, David...