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UAPB students attend Thurgood Marshall conference

Dec 15, 2014 5:12pm

Eleven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students attended the Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C., recently because of their involvement with the Office of Career...

PB first responders attend UP safety course

Dec 15, 2014 5:12pm

Union Pacific Railroad conducted training for 35 emergency response personnel from eight states Dec. 1-3.

In Arkansas, participants were from the Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services...

Parks Commission considers employee bonuses, decides to wait

Dec 15, 2014 5:12pm

Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation commissioners discussed offering bonuses Monday to their department’s employees in keeping with a proposal for other municipal employees, but did not vote on the...


Warren defense dominant during playoff run

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm

Entering this past Saturday’s 4A state championship game, the defenses of Warren and Mena had allowed 264 and 268 points, respectively, through 14 games this season.

With two teams allowing...


Moody announces December Students of the Month

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm

The Mood Elementary December Students of the Month are, first row, from left: Anna Grace Wooley, Meredith Reddin, William Aulenback, Jasper Roberts, Grace Morara; second row, from left: Kelly...

Christmas Card Fund helps students in need

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm

As of Monday, The Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund had collected $4,744.

Now in its 27th year, the fundraiser benefits needy children in the Pine Bluff, Dollarway, Watson Chapel and White...

New Additions at the White Hall Library

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm

Children’s Chapter Books

Fool Me Twice by Mandy Hubbard

Frankie vs. The Rowdy Romans by Frank Lampard

Darius & Twig by Water Dean Myers

Artemis Fowl, The Last...

White Hall Library slates holiday activities

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm

The White Hall branch of the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System will host a couple of activities during the holiday break.

At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, there will be gingerbread...

Fire Calls

Dec 15, 2014 4:12pm


Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 4

11615 Dollarway Road, FGRASS


Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 5

1110 Ruby Drive, FEMR


Rotary Clubs set meetings

Dec 15, 2014 3:12pm

Rotary Clubs have announced upcoming programs.

The Pine Bluff Rotary Club will meet at noon Tuesday at the Du Bocage House, 1115 W. Fourth Ave. There will be no meeting Dec. 23.