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Executive session out of bounds

Aug 30, 2014 10:08pm

Yet again we feel compelled to express our displeasure with the antics of Jefferson County Election Commission Chairman Ted Davis. At the most recent meeting of the commission, Davis called for an...

Auburn’s Williams causes problems for Arkansas

Aug 30, 2014 9:08pm

AUBURN, Ala. — The forward pass is still not a friend at Arkansas. The focus there in the offseason didn’t seem to help the Razorbacks in a 45-21 loss at Auburn.

Arkansas battled to a 21-21...

Bielema impressed by QB Allen

Aug 30, 2014 9:08pm

AUBURN, Ala. — Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen’s game week got off to a rough start when his truck was set on fire outside of his Fayetteville residence.

There was a difficult ending as...

Three inductees enter the Chapel Sports HOF

Aug 30, 2014 5:08pm

Three Watson Chapel alumni – Karen Bradley Blunt, Marcelle Goins and Johnnie Harris — will be inducted into the high school’s sports hall of fame on Friday before the home football opener against...

Stuttgart takes act to Little Rock, faces Arkadelphia

Aug 30, 2014 4:08pm

For the second consecutive year the Stuttgart Ricebirds have been chosen to be a participant of the 6th annual First Security Arkansas High School Kickoff Classic that takes place at War Memorial...

Kiwanis Club of PB to host chicken dinner fundraiser

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

The Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff will host a chicken dinner with all the trimmings in support of the Boys &Girls Club of Jefferson County from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at 28th Avenue...

Upcoming reunion discussed at PBHS Class of 1960 meeting

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1960 met recently at Wright’s Ranch House BBQ on Dollarway Road.

The blessing was given by Doug Smith. Those attending were Arlie and Barbara Rogers...


Missy’s Gourdgeous GourdsOne part inspiration, one part imagination, 98 percent talent

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

By Deborah Horn

Special to The Commercial

Melissa House modestly says it’s so simple that anyone could put together any of the pieces in her Missy’s Gourdgeous Gourds collection....

Supporters of private option encouraged by recent developments

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

LITTLE ROCK — News of a projected decrease in health insurance premiums, coming on the heels of the news that Arkansas has reduced its uninsured population by nearly half, has encouraged...

Senior schedule

Aug 30, 2014 11:08am

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, formerly the Bradshaw Senior Citizens Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave.


Center closed for Labor Day