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Pine Bluff Wal-Mart store undergoes remodel

Mar 24, 2015 6:03pm

A remodel has begun at the Pine Bluff Wal-Mart store, which will remain open during the project.

Trolinger Construction LLC of West Plains, Missouri, is doing the remodel, Trolinger...

Alumni Report for 03-25-15

Mar 24, 2015 5:03pm

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...

Forbes, Lady Lions split again at SWAC Roundup

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm

CONROE, Texas — For the second straight day, it was a solid effort from Hailey Forbes in the circle and one big offensive inning that helped the Arkansas-Pine Bluff softball team earn a split on...

VA loosens eligibility for Choice Card program

Mar 24, 2015 5:03pm

WASHINGTON — Twice as many veterans living in rural areas may be eligible to receive federally paid medical care from local doctors after the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday tweaked a...


Jefferson Regional Medical Center construction project complete

Mar 24, 2015 5:03pm

Jefferson Regional Medical Center completed a renovation and construction project in mid-February and received approval Friday from the Arkansas Department of Health to use the new facilities,...

ACCESS to give away baby formula

Mar 24, 2015 4:03pm

ACCESS Inc., a teen pregnancy prevention agency, recently received a large donation of Enfamil Liquid Prosobee infant formula and will give it away to the community.

The formula will be...


Rutledge: EPA water rule would devastate Arkansas

Mar 24, 2015 4:03pm

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the United States rule could have a crippling impact on Arkansas’ agriculture industry, according to Attorney General Leslie...

WH superintendent: Performing arts, trade skills, more would benefit from millage increase

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

A performing arts center — including an auditorium that will seat 1,000 to 1,200 people — is included in plans by the White Hall School District if a proposed millage is approved by voters next...

FCDC, University Park residents to meet Thursday

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

The Family Community Development Corp., along with the University Park Neighborhood Watch meeting, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the corporation, 1001 N. Palm St.


Howling heard ‘round the world

Mar 24, 2015 3:03pm

Sixty years ago today the literary world was set ablaze when officials from U.S. Customs seized 520 copies of poet Allen Ginsberg’s book “Howl.” The book had been printed in England and was deemed...