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First Missionary Baptist Church embraces the Christmas spirit

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

The Christmas spirit is shining bright from First Baptist Missionary Church this holiday season as their church has been decorated by Shirley Carey and Marva Thomas.

Carey and Thomas...


Healthbytes - Appendicitis diagnosis depends on several factors

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

Appendectomy is the most common emergent abdominal surgery in the United States, with about 250,000 performed yearly. I know — I do quite a few in the middle of the night.

The appendix is a...

Gale McFarland

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

CAMDEN - Gale Allen McFarland , age 61, of Camden, Ark., died Thursday December 18, 2014 at Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden, Ark.

Survivors are his wife Wendy Gayle Andrews...

Mark Wilkins

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

LANCASTER, TEXAS - Mr. Mark Reginald Wilkins, 55, of Lancaster, Texas passed Thursday, December 18, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be made by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Christmas at Big Mamma’s - Part IV

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

Editor’s Note: The Commercial has run this Christmas tale by Hot Springs Village columnist Brenda Miles in four parts. This is the final installment. Happy Holidays!

Christmas morning found...

Incorporations 12-20-14

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am


New Testament Church of God In Christ was incorporated by Walter Jones, 410 College St., Dumas, Dec. 3.


Tucker Foundation Inc.was incorporated by Zackery Tucker,...

Bankruptcies 12-20-14

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am


Tracy Haskins, 1005 S. Grand, Stuttgart; filed Chapter 7 Dec. 9.

Brianna Robinson, P.O. Box 344, Humphrey; filed Chapter 13 Dec. 11.

Kerrie Bronson, 1106 Cedar,...

Washington Digest - Congress completes tax benefits bill

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

WASHINGTON — Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive — at least through this year — more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.

In one of their...


Pet of the Week - Christy

Dec 20, 2014 6:12am

Christy is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.

She is a cutie. She’s about 30 pounds and 8-10 months old.

Meet her at Pine Bluff Animal Control, 901 N. Haverty St....

Joyce Pitt

Dec 20, 2014 12:12am

Joyce Anne Everette Pitt, 68, of Pine Bluff, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Born August 8, 1946, in Lake Village, Arkansas, she was a daughter...