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Bond set in drug-related arrest

Oct 21, 2014 1:10pm

A $10,000 bond was set Tuesday for a Pine Bluff man who was arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop Monday.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling...


SEARK holds induction ceremony

Oct 21, 2014 1:10pm

Seventeen students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during the fall semester induction ceremony at Southeast Arkansas College recently. The speaker was Nancy Ryburn, psychology instructor at...


PB exhibitor wins awards in poultry show

Oct 21, 2014 12:10pm

Lewis Hinkle of Pine Bluff was a winning exhibitor in the open poultry show at the Arkansas State Fair at Little Rock recently.

Hinkle showed the Reserve Grand Champion Bird in Show with a...

FCDC sets fund-raising dinner, meeting

Oct 21, 2014 11:10am

The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will host a fundraiser and monthly meeting this week.

The fundraising dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25...


UAM forestry students attend international conference

Oct 21, 2014 10:10am

Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah,...

Stewart Memorial to hold cookout, give clothes

Oct 21, 2014 9:10am

Stewart Memorial CME Church, 911 S. Maple St., will sponsor its annual community cookout and clothes giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

UAPB seminar to promote financial preparedness

Oct 21, 2014 8:10am

The Foundation for the Mid South and Little Rock and Memphis branches of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will sponsor a financial literacy training Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....

Prayer Garden slates chili event

Oct 21, 2014 8:10am

Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Apple St., will sponsor its annual chili event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Chester Hynes Community Center, 2101 W. 11th Ave. The cost...

Digest for 10-21-14

Oct 20, 2014 11:10pm


Lady Lions win first SWAC game

A second-half hat trick by Erica Cervantes helped the Arkansas-Pine Bluff soccer team pick up its first Southwestern Athletic Conference win of...

Alumni Report for 10-21-14

Oct 20, 2014 11:10pm

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 believe...