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Wildcats nearly shut out in first half as Hornets cruise

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm

BRYANT — The Watson Chapel Wildcats starters combined to score zero points in the first half against the Bryant Hornets on Tuesday night, but in fairness some of the players were in an unfamiliar...


Pine Bluff school board discusses bonuses and hears academic distress action plan

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

The Pine Bluff School Board discussed giving bonuses to school district employees but did not vote on the matter Tuesday, pending further review of their funding.

In a Nov. 19 meeting, Pine...

Lions tip off busy stretch against Cougars

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

Tonight marks the beginning of a busy week for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball team with four games on tap.

The stretch of four games in six days starts with a 7 p.m. contest...

Weevils push Division I Colonels to edge

Dec 16, 2014 9:12pm

THIBODAUX, La. – Despite its recent struggles, Arkansas-Monticello does have a marquee victory under its belt, knocking off then-ranked Delta State of Mississippi.

So what did the Boll...

Alumni Report for 12-17-14

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

Each week, The Commercial will run this 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...

White Hall School Board approves building plans, talks of millage increase

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

The White Hall School Board voted Tuesday to proceed with the second phase of the district’s building program and discussed a proposed millage increase to fund it.

The second phase of the...

Strong not quite over TCU yet

Dec 16, 2014 8:12pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Texas coach Charlie Strong has had nearly three weeks to move on, but admitted he isn’t quite over the disappointment just yet.

He thought his team had turned the corner and...

Governor intends to pardon Stuttgart man

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Gov. Mike Beebe intends to pardon a Stuttgart man’s 1986 conviction, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.

Stanley McKee was convicted of delivery of marijuana in Arkansas County. The...

Wanted man in custody

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

A man wanted by the Pine Bluff Police Department was taken into custody Friday in Little Rock, according to a PBPD press release.

Raymond Nelson was wanted on allegations of aggravated...

Lady Lions shoot 6 for 50 in crushing defeat

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff committed 34 turnovers while scoring just 27 points in a resounding defeat against Alabama on the road Tuesday.

Alabama scored the game’s first 16...