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Cotton’s Iran policy well founded in history

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Contrary to Charles Isgrig’s contention, Sen. Tom Cotton’s Iran policy is well founded in history. On Jan. 20, 1981, Iran released 52 Americans who had been held...

Help others through ‘Souper Bowl of Caring’

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I am writing this on behalf of the local youth of Grace Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church. The young people are collecting non-perishable food items and...


White Hall tests SkyCop technology

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

White Hall citizens who might have been wondering what the big flashing object is on Dollarway Road no longer have to wonder as it’s part of a new security technology called SkyCop.


Tips offered for conservation candidates

Jan 27, 2015 1:01pm

Individuals interested in running for a position on the Jefferson County Conservation District Board should:

—Be a registered voter;

—Own land and reside in the district;


Fizzy history moves a nation

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” While the precise origin of this aphorism is lost to time, this weekend we note an important milestone in technological...

Tobacco Free Awareness Week

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

In 1964, the Surgeon General published its first report on smoking and health.

Over the next 50 years, more than 20 million Americans have died because of smoking.

According to the...

The Five Year Election Sale

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

It’s often amazing how one U.S. Supreme Court can change the whole course of American social and political life. There are cases in pursuit of social fairness, the most famous of which is the 1954...


What America Missed: Lions stay on a roll minus ESPNU exposure

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

There was no national TV audience to impress, but the Arkansas-Pine Bluff men sure played like there was.

UAPB put together its most complete performance of the season and one of its best...

Digest 01-27-15

Jan 26, 2015 10:01pm


Eagles survive close call against Grand Prairie

Behind Mason Norsworthy’s 13 points, Ridgway Christian stepped out of conference play to take a 45-43 home victory over Grand...


Second Ward residents share concerns with elected leaders

Jan 27, 2015 4:01pm

Residents in Pine Bluff’s Ward 2 voiced concerns over littering, stray animals and the city council while others praised some municipal departments Monday during the second listening tour of four...