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Bad Luck in Vegas: Mosley a non-factor as smaller Wildcats trump Lions

Dec 23, 2014 9:12pm

LAS VEGAS — Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach George Ivory resorted to a cliché after his Golden Lions were stunned by Abilene Christian, 69-61, in the Upper Division championship game of the Continental...

Alumni Report for 12-24-14

Dec 23, 2014 11:12pm

Each week, The Commercial will run this list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player whom you...

Watson Chapel School Board prioritizes qualities for next superintendent

Dec 23, 2014 8:12pm

Watson Chapel School Board members brainstormed qualities Tuesday night that they want to see in their district’s next superintendent.

The board previously hired educational search firm...


OES chapter completes 2014 community service efforts

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

The members of the Order of the Eastern Star, P.H.A., Burford’s Memorial Chapter No. 383, partnered with the CASA Women’s Shelter to bring Christmas to its residents early.

It is sometimes...


Boone awarded at school board conference

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

Sandra Colbert Boone attended the Arkansas School Boards Association annual conference Dec. 10-12 at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, where she became the first school board member in Jefferson...

Better on the road to great

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

In their quest to promote the safe keeping and humane treatment of animals, many advocates employ an elegant trope often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, “The greatness of a nation and its moral...

Volunteer opportunities

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to send and receive calls to the military worldwide at no cost to the...

McDaniel to initiate appeal of federal judge’s ruling on gay marriage

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Tuesday he would initiate an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.


SAU fall commencement honors 173 graduates

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

MAGNOLIA, AR — A total of 173 graduates were recognized at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 12.

Earning degrees from this area were the following:


Students named to SAU President’s List

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University has announced the names of 250 students who made 4.0 GPAs to qualify for the President’s List following the Fall 2014 semester.

Students from...