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McGehee school board to meet

Sep 17, 2014 10:09am

The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the high school library.

The agenda includes election of officers, the 2014-15 budget and minority teacher and...

Poultry set during Southeast district fair

Sep 17, 2014 10:09am

The Southeast Arkansas District Fair Poultry Show will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Hestand Stadium in Pine Bluff.

This is the 25th anniversary show for poultry, waterfowl, turkeys, and...

Debra Epperson

Sep 17, 2014 12:09am

Ms. Debra Epperson, 60, of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Lindsey Henry

Sep 17, 2014 12:09am

HOT SPRINGS - Lindsey “Coach” Henry, 75, of Hot Springs passed away Friday September 12, 2014. He was born September 9, 1939 to the late Agnes Howard Henry and Lindsey Henry Sr. in El Dorado,...


Voters choose school board seats; Dollarway Zone 1 will see runoff

Sep 17, 2014 11:09am

Jefferson County voters elected new school board members in the Pine Bluff, Watson Chapel and Dollarway school districts on Tuesday, and in one school district race, Dollarway Zone 1, Fred Toney...

Shepherd Center is an asset to Pine Bluff

Sep 16, 2014 10:09pm

Shepherd Center is asset to Pine Bluff

Editor, The Commercial:

The Shepherd Center began new classes and this letter is to all who have not experienced the wonderful asset this...

Honor baseball legends in PB

Sep 16, 2014 10:09pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Pine Bluff was formerly the “diamond” of baseball activities in the state of Arkansas. Many deserving men have been recognized for their contributions to amateur...

Fear the Lord

Sep 16, 2014 10:09pm

Editor, The Commercial:

According to the Bible, fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom (Psalm 111:10.) But very few people in this city actually fear God.

They say their prayers...

Facts drown out rhetoric

Sep 16, 2014 10:09pm

According to a number of recently released reports, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare” is on track to improve health care access while decreasing...

Jacksonville area votes to form new school district

Sep 16, 2014 9:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Residents of the Jacksonville area will get their own school district.

According to unofficial election results from the Pulaski County Election Commission, voters in...