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Thanks for good medical care at JRMC

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Recently, my son spent nearly a month in the hospital with a bad heart valve. I’d just like to say thank you to Dr. Busby for assisting God in performing a miracle...

The community needs a Second Chance program

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

Editor, The Commercial:

On Oct. 25, 2014, the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church sponsored our annual Second Chance Program, and we want to say thank you to everyone who made this program...


Burglar alarm at store leads to arrest

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

Police responding to a reported burglar alarm alarm Thursday night at a grocery store on South Blake Street arrested a man inside the store found with food items. A window on the business broken...


Man arrested after allegedly fighting store security officer

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

A Pine Bluff man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly fought with a store security officer and broke a glass door while trying to escape.

Jordan Phillips, 19, allegedly hit a security...

Police arrest two after reported residential burglary

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

Two men were arrested Thursday after they allegedly broke into a house on the east side of Pine Bluff.

Brenkenta Grigsby, 18, and Samuel Cox, 21, were taken into custody after police and...


Married couple arrested after allegedly threatening each other

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

A married couple was arrested Wednesday after two separate incidents involving each other.

Sonia Barnes, 45, allegedly pointed a gun at her husband, Gregory Charles, 52, while Charles...

Two found shot in apartment Thursday night

Nov 21, 2014 6:11pm

Two men were shot Thursday night inside an apartment on South Beech Street.

According to a police report, Aubrey Smith, 35, and Andre Hassell, 26, were found at about 10:30 p.m. inside...

Beebe sets special state Senate election for April 14

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Friday set April 14 as the date for a special election to fill the District 16 state Senate seat vacated last week by the resignation of Michael Lamoureux.


Poyen teacher named 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — Ouida Newton, a math teacher at Poyen High School, is the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, the state Department of Education announced Friday.

“Ms. Newton has a strong...

Bowl eligibility possible for Hogs

Nov 21, 2014 5:11pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive lineman Brey Cook really wanted to beat LSU during last week’s battle for the Golden Boot.

In fact, Cook revealed after the game LSU was his pick if given...