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Dec 17, 2014 2:12pm

In the Tuesday edition of The Commercial, the contact telephone number for the AARP Smart Driver Safety Program to be held Saturday was listed incorrectly. The correct number is (870) 247-4898....

Eugenia Welch

Dec 17, 2014 6:12am

Mrs. Eugenia Arnold Welch, 90, of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, December 11, 2014. She was born in Lester, Ark. to the late General and Francis (Downs) Arnolds.

Survivors include, Son, James...

Charles Shorey

Dec 17, 2014 6:12am

WOODLAWN - Charles Timothy Shorey, 77, of Woodlawn, went home to be with the Lord on December 13, 2014. He was born August 17, 1937 in Fort Fairfield, ME to Gardner and Theressa Bourgeoius Shorey...

Ozell Robinson, Sr.

Dec 17, 2014 6:12am

DUMAS - Mr. Ozell Robinson, Sr., 64 of Dumas died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Delta Memorial Hospital. He was born May 13, 1950. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by...

Gloria Mead

Dec 17, 2014 6:12am

Gloria Mead, 60, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away December 14, 2014. She was born August 22, 1954 in Manchester, New Hampshire to parents, William, Jr. and Theresa Curtis.

Gloria loved...

Digest for 12-17-14

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm


Zebras continuing to raise money for championship rings

The Pine Bluff High School football team is seeking donations to help buy state championship rings.



Bryant girls out-gun Watson Chapel

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm

BRYANT — The Watson Chapel Lady Wildcats knew coming into the game that the 7A Bryant Lady Hornets would be a tough test early in the season.

“I just thought they had a lot more weapons...


Wildcats nearly shut out in first half as Hornets cruise

Dec 16, 2014 11:12pm

BRYANT — The Watson Chapel Wildcats starters combined to score zero points in the first half against the Bryant Hornets on Tuesday night, but in fairness some of the players were in an unfamiliar...


Pine Bluff school board discusses bonuses and hears academic distress action plan

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

The Pine Bluff School Board discussed giving bonuses to school district employees but did not vote on the matter Tuesday, pending further review of their funding.

In a Nov. 19 meeting, Pine...

Lions tip off busy stretch against Cougars

Dec 16, 2014 10:12pm

Tonight marks the beginning of a busy week for the Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball team with four games on tap.

The stretch of four games in six days starts with a 7 p.m. contest...