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Car Accident

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

Firefighters and paramedics respond to the scene of a two-car accident Friday at 34th Avenue and Cherry Street. The cars hit each other and then a pole. The accident was caused after a vehicle...


Hundreds of people rally at American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

A spirit of hope filled the air Friday at Ridgway Christian School, as hundreds of people joined together to support the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Children and adults walked...


UAPB aquaculture students give to Neighbor to Neighbor

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture and Fisheries Club recently filled a fishing boat with a variety of donations for the Neighbor to Neighbor food pantry in Pine Bluff.


IP/Evergreen retirees to meet

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.

The guest speaker will be public...


UAM professor to appear on AETN

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

John Kyle Day, author and associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will appear with long-time Arkansas television journalist Steve Barnes on the Arkansas...

UAPB Art Department to host portfolio day May 2

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Art Department will host High School Portfolio Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building. The event is free and...

Event to feature area bankers

May 01, 2015 6:05pm

Area bankers will be among participants in the CEO Summit Luncheon and panel discussion, a program of the Central Arkansas Chapter of the Risk Management Association.

Panelists will include...


Self-styled ambassador says teens lied about him pointing gun at them

May 01, 2015 5:05pm

The self-styled ambassador for the Republic of Conch said in a letter sent to The Commercial that two Pine Bluff High School students who said he pulled a gun on them on Sept. 30, 2014, lied....


Sheriff’s reserve fundraiser

May 01, 2015 5:05pm

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Deputy Marc Bateman checks ribs that were being cooked Friday as part of the reserve unit’s fundraiser, which was held at West 28th Avenue and Fir Street...


Healthbytes - Ten important facts everyone should know about heart disease

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

I recently had the opportunity to speak with community members about heart disease at Jefferson Regional Medical Center’s Love Your Heart luncheon. For those of you who were not able to attend, I’...