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AG issues safety tips for decking the halls

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — As Arkansans make their homes warm and inviting for the holidays by stringing lights on rooftops and lighting festive candles, they should make safety a priority to avoid mishaps and...

SEARK recognized at ACC conference

Dec 16, 2014 7:12pm

Four individuals from Southeast Arkansas College were recently recognized during the 26th annual Arkansas Community Colleges’ Conference at Hot Springs. Honorees were:

— Lyric Seymore, dean...

DeRamus receives UALR scholarship

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

Lafayette DeRamus of Pine Bluff was awarded an Alumni Association scholarship at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the 2014-15 academic year.

DeRamus is majoring in geology....

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White Hall’s Baugh, Warren’s Cox win Farm Bureau Awards; Bolding 7A/6A coach of the year

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Less than two weeks after leading Pine Bluff to its first state championship since 1995, Bobby Bolding was announced as the 7A/6A Coach of the Year at the Farm Bureau Awards on...

Christmas Card Fund helps students in need

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

As of Tuesday, The Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund had collected $4,971.

Now in its 27th year, the fundraiser benefits needy children in the Pine Bluff, Dollarway, Watson Chapel and White...

Wheeler Chapel to open pantry Saturday

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

Wheeler Chapel Church, 3519 Wheeler Chapel Road, will open its food pantry from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. Details: 534-3110.

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Audit finds improper spending by former Henderson State University officials

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — The president of Henderson State University told lawmakers Tuesday he was embarrassed by an audit report detailing improper expenditures and possible violations of procurement laws...

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Recording glitch cuts murder trial testimony short Tuesday

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

A glitch in the courtroom recording equipment brought a quicker-than-expected end to the second day of the murder trial of Gary Foots on Tuesday afternoon in First Division Circuit Court.

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Band event set Saturday

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

There will be a fundraiser for the Pine Bluff High School and Jack Robey Junior High School bands, who are planning for a Disney World performance in May.

The fundraiser, the second annual...

UAPB math, computer science department part of JetStream project

Dec 16, 2014 6:12pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Mathematics and Computer Science Department has become part of the $6.6 million Jetstream project through the National Science Foundation.

The...

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