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Zebras lend a hand

Members of the Pine Bluff High football team assist players in a Pine Bluff Little League Challenger baseball game Thursday night at Ed Brown Field. The Challenger Division is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for boys and girls with physical and developmental challenges, according to the league’s website. (Special to The Commercial)

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Pennington, Pittillo, Tucker and Vereen going into WH hall

Former White Hall High School athletes James Pennington, Scott Pittillo and Jaratio Tucker and late head football coach Charlie Vereen will be inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame for their accomplishments and contributions to the school during a banquet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the James “Jitters” Morgan Community Center.

Portis makes right decision

LITTLE ROCK — Razorback basketball fans surprised by Bobby Portis’ decision to enter the NBA Draft were under the influence of a dream for 2016 and probably put too much stock in heartfelt and emotional remarks made last month by the sophomore.

Your voice matters

Pine Bluff is approximately 76 percent African American, but we own no banks, car dealerships, hotels, major grocery stores, etc. The silent majority in Pine Bluff, both black and white, clergy, educators, lawyers, doctors, business professionals and others, must pull together to save and build up this city.