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Mother supports UAPB baseball coach

May 29, 2015 8:05pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Both my boys play baseball at UAPB, and I can’t imagine them playing anywhere else. The school, the staff, the baseball administration and the town have been...

Loves To Read: Thornton shares love of books with elementary students

May 29, 2015 7:05pm

STAR CITY — What a last day of school for students at Jimmy Brown Elementary. Cedric Thornton was their “principal.”

And his message to the students was simple: Reading is fundamental, but...

AG: Don’t let scams ruin your wedding

May 29, 2015 7:05pm

Couples need to take proper precautions to avoid having their weddings turn into a big pay day for con artists posing as vendors.

Reports of these types of scams have surfaced across the...


May 29, 2015 6:05pm

Information about the Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff was incorrect in Friday’s edition. The club will meet at noon Wednesday, June 3, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The Kiwanis Scholarship will be...

Attempted theft report leads to arrest

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

A report of an attempted theft on the parking lot of The Pines mall Wednesday resulted in the arrest of a man who told police he was actually trying to steal one of the vehicles.


UAPB goes into 2015-16 with no APR-related penalties

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

For the first time in four years, Arkansas-Pine Bluff has avoided penalties for poor Academic Progress Rates.

Most of the athletic programs at the university have reached the APR benchmark...

Central Park neighbors to meet

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

The Central Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. All residents are welcome to attend.

School lunch menus

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

All schools still in session have manager’s choice for their daily lunch.

Jenkins Memorial Center


Chicken fries, au gratin potatoes, cut green beans, fruit and milk...

Sen. Cotton tours Arsenal

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

While the U.S. Congress was on a break this week, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, came to Arkansas for a few days and spent some time at the Pine Bluff Arsenal where, like Congressmen French Hill and...

Hutchinson signs session bills into law

May 29, 2015 6:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday signed into law all bills passed during the special session, including measures to authorize a bond issue for an economic-development project in...