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Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report

May 23, 2015 6:05am

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

May 15

* Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Pipkin Road and Pinebergen Road.

* Truck...

Washington Digest - House passes short-term fix for highway fund

May 23, 2015 6:05am

WASHINGTON — The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to...

Buzzing sound comes from cicadas, not extraterrestrials

May 23, 2015 6:05am

Extraterrestrial life is not coming to Pine Bluff.

A person contacted The Pine Bluff Commercial and said she believed she heard aliens landing in Pine Bluff.

A buzzing sound can be...

Incorporations 5-23-15

May 23, 2015 6:05am


Flat Creek Logging LLC was incorporated by Clark Litwiller, 478 Maplewood Road, Dumas, May 4.


The Ceo Factory Inc. was incorporated by Curley Jackson, 608 S. Eighth...

Bankruptcies 5-20-15

May 23, 2015 6:05am


Charles David Chastain, aka David Chastain, P.O. Box 515, Stuttgart; filed Chapter 13 May 15.

Wilbern L. Brixie and Elizabeth Brixie, 1212 Highway 13, Humphrey; filed...

Digest for 05-23-15

May 22, 2015 11:05pm


Local Walmart to host benefit golf tournament

Walmart Market No. 327 is hosting its third annual Benefit Golf Tournament on June 6 from noon-4 p.m. at Harbor Oaks.


Jean Atwood

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

Jean Moore Atwood, 94, of Pine Bluff died Thursday, May 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

Thomas Johnson

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

LAKE VILLAGE — Thomas James (“T.J.”) Johnson, 90, of Lake Village, Ark., passed away May 16, 2015, at Chicot Memorial Hospital.

Born to the late Author Johnson and Lula McJoy.


George Lawson

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

STAR CITY — George Lawson, 67, of Star City, Ark., died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 8, 1947, in Pine Bluff to the late Walter and Dorothy...

Robert Adams

May 22, 2015 11:05pm

Robert Jay Adams, 65, of Pine Bluff died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born April 4, 1950, in Peoria, Ill., a son of the late Robert James and Julia...