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Correction

Oct 29, 2014 8:10pm

An article in the Wednesday edition of The Commercial about a Tuesday night political forum incorrectly attributed a quote on the city’s improving crime statistics. The quote came from incumbent...

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​Ross touts support from black leaders

Oct 29, 2014 8:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross on Wednesday touted his support from black leaders, including the entire membership of the Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus.

His...

Arkansas state parties reap national cash

Oct 29, 2014 8:10pm

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Democratic and Republican state parties have received more than $7 million from their national affiliates this campaign cycle largely to help bolster the election efforts...

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Fire Near 3rd and Blake

Oct 29, 2014 7:10pm

Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services firefighters respond to a trailer fire at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near Third Avenue and Blake Street. Fire officials at the scene said no one was injured...

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Police seeking female who attempted to cash stolen check

Oct 29, 2014 10:10pm

Pine Bluff police are attempting to locate a woman who tried to cash a stolen check Tuesday afternoon at a Simmons Bank branch.

According to a police report, the woman, a white female...

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Campaign Stop

Oct 29, 2014 7:10pm

Nina Taggart, right, enjoys a doughnut while listening to Frank Gilbert, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, who was campaigning Wednesday in Pine Bluff. Gilbert said his party is ‘...

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Ad agents say Democratic Party ad infringes copyright

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Two advertising agents who created a Gatorade ad featuring Michael Jordan want the state Democratic Party to stop running radio ads they say use music and lyrics they wrote without...

Local unemployment rate drops

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

The Pine Bluff unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

This was a substantial drop from...

Convention Center will shut doors connecting it to hotel during UAPB Homecoming

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

The interior doors connecting the Pine Bluff Convention Center to the Plaza Hotel will be closed during University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming activities, an official said Wednesday....

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Sheriff’s deputies arrest five on drug-related charges Tuesday

Oct 29, 2014 6:10pm

Five people were arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday night after Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies served search warrants at two locations.

David Kilcrease, 38, of Pine Bluff...

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