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Planners to consider details of Trotter Ford’s proposed dealership

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

Trotter Auto Ford is moving ahead with plans to build a new dealership in Pine Bluff and is looking for the Pine Bluff Planning Commission to grant an exception to a zoning law as part of the...

Friday’s Kids Fest activities have been canceled

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

Friday night’s White Hall Kids Fest activities have been canceled because of weather.

KayLynn Johnson, coordinator for the event, said the rain would cause too many problems.

“We can...


Lighthouse kids march to the beat of their own drums

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

As of January, the Lighthouse Charter School of Pine Bluff became home to a drum line consisting of enthusiastic fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders under the direction of music instructor Delong...


Altheimer man arrested for failure to comply with sex offender registration

Apr 24, 2015 5:04pm

A 67-year-old Altheimer man was arrested Friday for allegedly failing to comply with state laws requiring sex offenders to register.

Roy L. Thomas was ordered to register as a Level Three...

UAPB Alumni breakfast to feature panel, hall of fame inductees

Apr 24, 2015 4:04pm

The annual Founder’s Celebration Alumni Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, April, 26, in the STEM Conference Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The breakfast will...

Felony charges filed

Apr 24, 2015 4:04pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...


Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society inducts 3

Apr 24, 2015 4:04pm

The Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently inducted three new members into the Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society. They are seniors, from left,...


Homeless man inspires those who try to help him

Apr 24, 2015 4:04pm

The Rev. Larry Kirklin spotted Michael Simmons about 10 days ago, standing next to an abandoned commercial building across the parking lot from the Red Barn on Belmont Street.

Kirklin, who...

McGehee School Board to meet

Apr 24, 2015 4:04pm

The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the high school library.

The agenda includes the financial statement, school calendar for 2015-2016 and discussions on...

Making new hires live in PB is stupid

Apr 24, 2015 3:04pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I haven’t heard of anything so stupid in my life where members of the city council have voted that people who get hired must live here!

First of all, all the...