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Clara Lee

Jul 12, 2014 12:07am

WHITE HALL - Clara Belle Cogbill Lee, age 92, of White Hall died Friday, July 11, 2014. Born October 12, 1921 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Lesker Cogbill and Mattie West...

PB Tigers prevail in wild finish

Jul 11, 2014 11:07pm

The Pine Bluff Tigers rallied late to win an 8-7 thriller over the Nashville Rangers in the opening round of the 19-and-under Dixie Majors State Tournament held on Eddie Bryan Field at Seabrook...


Hartsfield gives White Hall lift over Hamburg

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

Soon-to-be ninth grader Layne Hartsfield tallied three RBIs and went four innings on the mound as White Hall defeated Hamburg 10-2 in the first round of the Babe Ruth 15-year-old state tournament...

New program used in Dollarway district to improve reading skills

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

Robert Morehead Middle School students improved their reading abilities with a teacher who used a new program last year.

Virginia Gulley-Jones teaches sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders at...


McKenzie, Bucher accomplish goal

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

During Friday’s modified shootout at the Harbor Oaks Golf Course, Star City native Cameron McKenzie leaned over and said, “If we can finish in second place, I will be happy.”

McKenzie and...

Borderline inaction

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

Nobody knows for sure how much weight, or blame, to assign each of the factors that have contributed to the flood of unaccompanied children and teens crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in recent...

A tribute to my Willie

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

She never wore a frilly cap. She never wore a ruffled white apron over a black uniform with matching shoes because she wasn’t a real maid. Most of all, she was my babysitter and friend. She wore...

Alderman’s actions offend family

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I am compelled to express my disappointment in the actions of Alderman Steven Mays.

During the wake for my mother at Brown Mortuary, Alderman Mays entered the...

Digest for 07-12

Jul 11, 2014 10:07pm


A-State places Young, Hayes on Thorpe list

JONESBORO — Senior safety Sterling Young and junior cornerback Rocky Hayes represent Arkansas State on the Jim Thorpe Award Watch...


FBI releases photos of how escapee may look now

Jul 11, 2014 9:07pm

The FBI has released a series of photos of how escaped Department of Corrections inmate Timothy Buffington may look now.

Prison officials are continuing their search for Buffington, who...