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Lottery organizers warn of scam

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is warning Arkansans about scammers who are making false representations about people winning a lottery prize.

The lottery has received several reports of...

County GOP to meet Thursday

Jul 21, 2014 4:07pm

The Jefferson County Republican Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Larry’s Pizza in White Hall.

The agenda includes hosting the 4th District meeting and planning 2014...

Community to discuss 71602 Zip Code issue in meeting

Jul 21, 2014 2:07pm

A community town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 900 N. University Drive.

The purpose is to discuss the sharing of the 71602...

Rabies outbreak in the state: 103 cases so far this year

Jul 21, 2014 2:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — More than 100 cases of rabies were reported in Arkansas as of June 24, a number almost double the normal level that state health and animal science experts attributed to a greater...

Garner, Maverick and Rockford

Jul 21, 2014 1:07pm

The actor, James Garner died last week at age 86. Garner was beloved by several generations of film and television fans. In a career that spanned seven decades, Garner twice struck television gold...

Summer food programs set

Jul 21, 2014 3:07pm

Several agencies are participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided free to all children and are the same for all participants without...


Jul 21, 2014 11:07am

Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 6300 U.S. 79 South, will host Vacation Bible School from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25. The information in Saturday’s church news was...


Funeral arrangements for Kersh Hall announced

Jul 21, 2014 12:07pm

Funeral arrangements for a former longtime associate editor at The Commercial have been announced.

Graveside services for Kersh Edward Hall Jr. will be Monday, July 21, at 2 p.m. at...

Lewis Hunt, 62

Jul 20, 2014 6:07am

Mr. Lewis Hunt, 62, 1207 E. 8th Avenue passed July 18, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Services by Perry Funeral Home.

C. Ramon Greenwood

Jul 20, 2014 6:07am

WARREN - C. Ramon Greenwood, born Jan. 14, 1927 in Warren, Ark., passed away peacefully at his home in Arlington Heights, Ill. on July 7 after a valiant fight with bone cancer. He was the beloved...