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Correction

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

An article published Friday in The Commercial about the Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School being the recipient of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Outdoor Classroom Garden Grant...

Second man arrested in fight at apartments in April

May 22, 2015 6:05pm

Pine Bluff police have arrested a second man in connection with an incident where a man was thrown off the balcony April 16 at an apartment complex on West Barraque Street.

Johnny Franklin...

McGehee School Board to meet

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the high school library.

The agenda includes recognition of Students of the Month, the financial statement, professional...

Man arrested after allegedly hitting pregnant woman

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

A reported disturbance Wednesday night at the Tyson plant at 5505 Jefferson Parkway resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly hit a pregnant female.

Darrius Clay, 20, was arrested after...

Westerman proposes putting medicaid expansion money into highways

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

An Arkansas Congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions...

Agencies to close for Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, several agencies will be closed, including:

Jefferson County area schools

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Southeast...

Recycling center to close Saturday for holiday weekend

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The Jefferson County Recycling Center will be closed Saturday, May 22, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Recycling Center will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26.

Cash-only bond set in alleged assault

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Thursday for a man currently on parole who allegedly cut another man with a knife on Tuesday.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond...

Walmart announces new policies on animal treatment

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Walmart on Friday announced new, stricter policies on the treatment of animals by its suppliers, a move that animal rights groups hailed as historic and game-changing.

The...

4A baseball final: Brown’s extra-inning single seals Star City’s first crown

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Considering Tye Brown has been the Star City quarterback for the past two seasons, the junior is no stranger to pressure situations.

But there’s no pressure like trying to...

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