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City Council to consider employee handbook changes

May 02, 2015 6:05am

The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled to consider three proposed ordinances Monday involving changes to policies governing municipal employees.

Alderwoman Thelma Walker is proposing an...

Marriages and Divorces 5-2-15

May 02, 2015 6:05am


Joshua David Pharr, 21, and Briana Alexis McCalister, 18, of Redfield, recorded April 13.

Dewon Donta Savage, 32, and Carla Lynn Boykin, 30, both of Pine Bluff, recorded...


Chief says police shootings elsewhere promoting policy talks about preventing it here

May 02, 2015 6:05am

Chief Jeff Hubanks says that the Pine Bluff Police Department already has the foundation needed for healthy police-community relations, but that the killings of unarmed black men in other American...


Some question email deletion policies

May 02, 2015 6:05am

LITTLE ROCK — State Treasurer Dennis Milligan has responded to recent news reports on events during his campaign for office by claiming that the emails that are the basis of the reports cannot be...

Bankruptcies 5-2-15

May 02, 2015 6:05am


Riley M. Hudson, 905 Butler St., Warren; filed Chapter 13 April 23.

Mark Brandon Clancy, 613 E. Central, Warren; filed Chapter 13 April 24.



Food safety 5-2-15

May 02, 2015 6:05am

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...

Woman helps those in need

May 02, 2015 6:05am

Editor, The Commercial:

In the midst of Pine Bluff’s crime, now let’s focus on some of the better things in Pine Bluff and some of the better people, because there are a few left, like Ms....


Temp worker, direct deposit on Quorum committees agenda

May 02, 2015 6:05am

A proposed appropriation ordinance that would allow the prosecutor’s office to hire a temporary worker for four months and a proposed appropriation ordinance to establish a direct deposit system...

Show respect to all veterans

May 02, 2015 6:05am

Editor, The Commercial:

I had to respond to the commentary in the Public Forum by Stu Soffer entitled, “Difference between military retiree, veterans,” dated Saturday, April 25, 2015.


Digest for 05-02-15

May 01, 2015 11:05pm


Cane Creek reschedules mountain bike race

STAR CITY — Due to high rainfall amounts this spring, Cane Creek State Park has rescheduled the Cane Creek Timberland mountain bike...