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Ressie Scifres

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

RUSSELLVILLE, KY. Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres, age 98 of Boyles Drive, Russellville, Ky., passed away August 17, 2014 at Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab in Russellville, Ky. , She was born in...

Mary Smith

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

OKLAHOMA CITY - Mary Louise (Hicks) Smith, 95, homemaker and former resident of Pine Bluff, died August 15, 2014 in Oklahoma City. She was born to Lorie Ted and Anna Lee (Offutt) Hicks of...


Mary Cresswell

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

GRADY - Mary JoAnne Cresswell, of Grady, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her home. Daughter of the late Earl and Bertha Dobson, JoAnne was born on July 25, 1932 in Almyra.


Michael Jackson

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

FORDYCE - Michael Rene Jackson, 49, of Fordyce, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born to the late Thomas Jackson and Georgia (Randolph) Bass.

Funeral Services will be held...

Dorothy Callum

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

Mrs. Dorothy Callum, 71, of Pine Bluff passed Monday, August 18, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

William Dunaway

Aug 20, 2014 6:08am

ST. LOUIS, MO. - William Dunaway, 82, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014. Arrangements to be announced by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors

More-seasoned Billies hoping to exceed expectations

Aug 19, 2014 11:08pm

MONTICELLO — The Monticello Billies have seen a decline in win total every year since winning a state championship in 2009.

The 14-win ’09 campaign was followed by 8 wins in ’10, 7 in ’11,...

Hungry Bulldogs aiming to make noise in 4A

Aug 19, 2014 11:08pm

STAR CITY — Several Star City players gained valuable experience last year as either sophomores or juniors, none more so than quarterback Tye Brown.

The junior, who also started four games...

Saturdays just not the same

Aug 19, 2014 10:08pm

Chances are you couldn’t pick his face out of a lineup, but everybody recognizes Don Pardo’s sonorous baritone voice. The longtime Saturday Night Live announcer died Monday at Tucson, Ariz. He was...

Crime causes fear

Aug 19, 2014 10:08pm

Editor, The Commercial:

The cycle of life begins with the rain that falls upon the leaf. Yet the leaf absorbs the rain. Then, there’s a bug that eats the leaf and a frog that eats the bug....