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UALR Dean’s List released for spring 2015 - Pine Bluff Commercial
Jefferson — Joshua Foster; Monticello — Kane Philley; Regina Lewis, a psychology major; Amber Cingolani, a nursing major; Tyler Simpson, a nursing major; Jonathan Robertson, a construction management major; Rebekah Askew, a communication sciences ...
CNN VIDEO: Chris Christie to announce 2016 run - Pine Bluff Commercial
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will announce his run for president on June 30 at Livingston High School in New Jersey, according to a GOP source familiar with his plans. CNN’s Brooke Baldwin reports.
Agency awards $10,000 scholarships to 2 UAPB students - Pine Bluff Commercial
Two students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are recipients of the Monsanto 1890 Student Scholarships for $10,000 each. Honorees are Daniel Perry, a senior from Marianna majoring in agricultural economics, and Ariel Duffy, a sophomore from ...
Hadden-Scott to seek judgeship in 2016 - Pine Bluff Commercial
Pine Bluff City Attorney Althea E. Hadden-Scott has announced that she will be a candidate for Jefferson/Lincoln County Circuit Judge First Division in the 2016 judicial general election. The position is currently held by Judge Berlin C. Jones, who is ...
Entertainers Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015 - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame will induct five new members at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Noah’s Event Center in West Little Rock. The exhibits commemorating the members are housed at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The 2015 inductees are ...
Arkansas Highway 207 work to cause closure in Dallas County - Pine Bluff Commercial
Drainage improvements on Arkansas Highway 207 will require closing a portion of the highway in Dallas County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The closure will be from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, weather ...
Kimmons pleads guilty in 2013 Baker homicide - Pine Bluff Commercial
One of four men accused in the shooting death of a Pine Bluff woman in 2013 pleaded guilty to his involvement in the crime Wednesday. Samuel Kimmons, 27, who had originally been charged with first-degree murder, entered the plea to a reduced charge of ...
Foots found guilty of manslaughter in 2014 stabbing death - Pine Bluff Commercial
After deliberating for more than five hours over two days, a Jefferson County Circuit Court jury found Gary Foots guilty Wednesday of manslaughter in the death of Maurice Turner on June 8, 2014. Foots had been charged with first-degree murder, but the jury ...
One injured in 18-wheeler rollover accident on I-530 - Pine Bluff Commercial
An 18-wheeler rolled over Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 530, sending the driver to the hospital and blocking a part of the interstate. State Police Lt. David Sims said the accident occurred on the northbound side of the interstate near the 37 mile marker.
Second trial begins for Foots in 2014 slaying - Pine Bluff Commercial
The second trial of a Pine Bluff man accused of stabbing another man to death just over a year ago began Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Court, with the prosecution arguing that Gary Foots intended to kill Maurice Turner. Foots, then 58, is accused of ...