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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....

Hogs receive another visitor

Aug 19, 2014 9:08pm

Defensive coordinator Robb Smith’s current boss is Arkansas coach Bret Bielema.

But the first-year assistant’s previous boss was in town Tuesday.

Smith said former Rutgers and Tampa...

Alumni Report for 08-20-14

Aug 19, 2014 9:08pm

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you...

Chapel’s Williams impresses in his varsity debut

Aug 19, 2014 9:08pm

Watson Chapel senior defensive lineman Edwin Williams has not played football since junior high. But in his varsity return, Williams has already made quite an impact.

“He has been the...

Observe National Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood

Aug 19, 2014 8:08pm

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September.

Sickle cell...