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Top 10 news of 2014: No. 6: ZIP code debate lingers for months

Dec 25, 2014 7:12am

Pine Bluff City Council Ward 4 Alderman Steven Mays made the 71602 ZIP code a common topic of conversation throughout much of 2014.

Mays’ ongoing efforts — which some have said are...


Merry Christmas

Dec 24, 2014 11:12pm

We are lucky in Jefferson County to have such a vivid reminder of the Christmas spirit shining every year from the banks of Lake Langhofer.

At the Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends this...

Singing in the season

Dec 24, 2014 6:12pm

It’s often the case that we can tell how important something is by the number of times it’s been reproduced. In the Internet age such a reckoning might be the number of times something has been...

Digest for 12-25-14

Dec 24, 2014 6:12pm


WKU survives CMU’s massive comeback

NASSAU, Bahamas — Brandon Doughty threw for 486 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled out to a huge lead then...


Bolding builds season that almost wasn’t

Dec 24, 2014 6:12pm

On April 16, it looked as though Bobby Bolding’s days at Pine Bluff High School may be numbered.

That was the day the Pine Bluff school board voted to split up the position of athletic...


Putting up the numbers: Baugh excelled as dual-threat quarterback and player

Dec 24, 2014 6:12pm

WHITE HALL — There is a history of The Commercial’s Southeast Arkansas Offensive Player of the Year being a dual-threat quarterback. This year is no different with White Hall’s Kirk Baugh being...

Bobby Allen refelcts on 2000 Cotton Bowl win

Dec 24, 2014 5:12pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Bobby Allen started to believe it was going to be a special day the first time Texas lined up with three wide receivers and one running back.

The former Arkansas defensive...

Daughters of the American Revolution meet

Dec 24, 2014 4:12pm

Darryl Shumaker was the guest speaker at the meeting of the Pine Bluff-John McAlmont Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

Shumaker, a Vietnam War...

Willing Workers of White Hall EHC learn about women’s health

Dec 24, 2014 4:12pm

Willing Workers of White Hall’s Extension Homemakers Club met Oct. 28 in the meeting room of the White Hall Library for their regular meeting. President Cheri Aronowitz welcomed everyone and read...

UAM Alpha Chi Chapter honored

Dec 24, 2014 4:12pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello chapter of Alpha Chi, the national collegiate honor society, was recently selected for the ninth consecutive year to receive Star Chapter status for 2013-...