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Pool Sharks

Jul 25, 2014 11:07pm

Photo 1: Will Duke of Pine Bluff (left), the senior boys division High Point Award winner, and Christina Beger of White Hall (right), the 13- and 14-year-old girls High Point Award winner, pose...

Digest for 07-26-14

Jul 25, 2014 11:07pm


More Las Vegas Classic games revealed

Two more of Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s games in the Continental Tires Las Vegas Classic men’s basketball tournament have been revealed.


WH tosses one-hitter, falls to New Iberia

Jul 25, 2014 10:07pm

WEIMAR, Texas — Two pitchers combined to allow just one hit, but the White Hall 14-year-old All-Stars also issued 10 walks and the defense committed six errors as New Iberia (Louisiana) defeated...

Red Bags inspire cancer patients

Jul 25, 2014 10:07pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Red Bags of Courage was incorporated June 10, 2014. We are a non-profit organization giving compassion, comfort and support to cancer patients ONE bag at a time....

Thoughts on Civil Rights

Jul 25, 2014 10:07pm

Editor, The Commercial:

When Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964 he said he’d just turned the South over to the Republicans for several decades. History proved him right....

Thanks for P.A.Y. Camp

Jul 25, 2014 10:07pm

Editor, The Commercial:

To: Pine Bluff Police Department P.A.Y. Camp 2014

I am writing this letter to give thanks and appreciation to all of the staff and volunteers that made our...

Curbing crime slowly but scientifically

Jul 25, 2014 10:07pm

Few people have studied the issue of crime deterrence more than Professor Daniel Nagin, who holds faculty appointments both at Carnegie-Mellon University and the Harvard School of Law. In a just-...


Drew County Sheriff’s Office seeking arson suspects

Jul 25, 2014 7:07pm

Drew County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man and woman suspected of setting fire to an apartment in Drew County.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Patrick Pippen and...

New restrooms open at parks

Jul 25, 2014 7:07pm

Parks and Recreation Department Director April Layher said that new restrooms are now open at two city parks and that they will be outfitted with automatic locks.

“The restrooms at Regional...

Hog staff ready to get back to work

Jul 25, 2014 7:07pm

BELLA VISTA — Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith spent his two-week hiatus traveling across the Midwest in what he called a “Griswold summer vacation.”

There was a stop in his wife’s...