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Risk Management Association names officers

Dec 17, 2014 4:12pm

The Risk Management Association Central Arkansas Chapter recently announced its 2015 board of directors and officers, including several with local ties.

The board members include David...

WCHS EAST students donate coats

Dec 17, 2014 4:12pm

Watson Chapel High School seniors Quenton Moore and Tanesha Taylor delivered more than 30 coats to local agencies Tuesday, Dec. 16, as part of the high school’s EAST Initiative annual coat drive...


Dollarway choir performs at Capitol

Dec 17, 2014 4:12pm

The Dollarway High School Choir performed Dec. 11 at the state Capitol. Choirs from schools across the state sing while visiting the facility during the Christmas holidays.


Judge declares mistrial in Foots murder trial

Dec 17, 2014 4:12pm

Technical difficulties with the recording system used in First Division Circuit Court that failed to record part of the testimony in a murder trial Tuesday afternoon could not be corrected...


Electa Chapter No. 7 takes part in Christmas Parade

Dec 17, 2014 2:12pm

Electa Chapter No. 7, Order of the Eastern Star, participated in the Pine Bluff Christmas Parade on Dec. 6. The parade had the theme “Christmas in the City.” The theme was highlighted on a banner...


DAR chapter learns about “Christmas in the Colonies”

Dec 17, 2014 2:12pm

“Christmas in the Colonies” was presented to the Pine Bluff-John McAlmont Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, which met recently at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The Rev. Pam Estes...


Omega Psi Phi Fraternity honors citizen achievements

Dec 18, 2014 2:12pm

The Tau Phi Graduate Chapter and Tau Sigma Undergraduate Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. recently honored local citizens during its annual Achievement Week Banquet. The theme for this...


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...