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U.S. Steel’s Wheeling Machine Products may lay off 255 employees - Pine Bluff Commercial
U.S. Steel’s Wheeling Machine Products issued notices to 255 employees at its Pine Bluff facility on Friday, April 17, stating that they may be laid off from their jobs after June 17, U.S. Steel spokeswoman Sarah Cassella said. These layoffs, which would ...
Arkansas extends Dykes’ contract through 2020 - Pine Bluff Commercial
FAYETTEVILLE — After his first year on the job the Arkansas women’s basketball team reached the NCAA Tournament, coach Jimmy Dykes agreed Thursday to an extension to keep him in the fold until March 2020. Arkansas went to the tournament for the first ...
Music on Main 2015 begins in May in Pine Bluff - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Downtown Special Events Organization will sponsor Music on Main, the outdoor concert series, Friday nights in May and June. The concerts will occur in the first block of Main Street. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with concerts beginning at 7 p.m ...
Simmons First announces 110 percent increase in core earnings - Pine Bluff Commercial
Simmons First National Corp. reported Thursday record core earnings of $15.7 million for the first quarter of 2015, an increase of $8.2 million or 110 percent, compared to the same quarter last year. Simmons’ diluted core earnings per share were $0.70 ...
Residents may take unused prescriptions to 3 sites April 25 - Pine Bluff Commercial
Residents may get rid of their unwanted prescription drugs at three locations Saturday, April 25, during Arkansas’ 10th statewide Prescription Drug Take-Back. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, unwanted medicines will be accepted at these sites by the ...
34th Avenue to give awards April 24 - Pine Bluff Commercial
Thirty-Fourth Avenue Elementary School, 801 E. 34th Ave., will sponsor the third nine weeks honors and awards program Friday, April 24. Assemblies will be held 8:30-9:30 a.m. for kindergarten and first grade; 9:30-10:30 a.m. for second and third grade; and ...
Merrill Class of 1965 announces 50-year reunion - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Merrill High School Class of 1965 will celebrate their 50th year anniversary in an elegant affair at the Pine Bluff Country Club on Saturday, July 18. The club is located at 1100 W. 46th Ave. If you are a classmate or if you know how to contact a ...
Pine Bluff Class of 1975 approaches 40th anniversary - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1975 is approaching its 40th-year reunion. All events will be held at the Sahara Center, 820 S. Main, in Pine Bluff. There will be two meet-and-greets: Friday, June 12, from 5-8 p.m. (refreshments will be available), and ...
Driving 101: State police, district court team up for class on driver’s license test - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Arkansas State Police teamed up with Jefferson County District Court on Wednesday to offer a class on how to take and pass the Arkansas driver’s license test. “We want everybody to have a driver’s license,” State Police Lt. David Sims said.
White Hall sports HOF announces 2015 class - Pine Bluff Commercial
Four former student athletes will be inducted to the White Hall High School Hall of Fame later this month for their accomplishments and contributions to the school. James A. Pennington, Scott Pittillo, Jaratio Tucker and Charles C. Vereen will be honored ...
UAPB to mark 142 years during Founder’s Celebration - Pine Bluff Commercial
With the theme, “Honoring the Legacy: Blending the Past and Future,” the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate 142 years of history during its Founder’s Celebration from Tuesday, April 21, to Sunday, April 26. • Tuesday, April 21, the ...
FSA microloan cap rises to $50,000 - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Farm Service Agency microloan cap has been raised to $50,000, up from the $35,000 limit, according to Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Microloans can be used for all approved operating expenses ...
United Way exceeds 2014 goal - Pine Bluff Commercial
The United Way of Southeast Arkansas has exceeded its campaign goal again, according to campaign chairwoman Rebecca Pittillo. Pittillo said the fundraising effort, which lasted several months, collected $1,249,098, or 100.7 percent of its goal. During an ...