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The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands ...
Arkansas Children’s Hospital fund drive reaches $167 million - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children’s Hospital officials announced Wednesday it has raised $167.8 million through its Century of Possibility Centennial Campaign. The hospital, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012, launched the seven-year fund drive ...
A-State football rally falls short at Louisiana, 55-40 - Pine Bluff Commercial
LAFAYETTE, La. — Eight rushing touchdowns by Louisiana, which included four apiece by Alonzo Harris and Elijah McGuire, proved too much for the Arkansas State football team to overcome as the Red Wolves’ three-game winning streak came to an abrupt end ...
Tight 2015 city budget may see lower insurance rates - Pine Bluff Commercial
The prospect of lower-than-anticipated employee medical insurance rates has Pine Bluff city officials hopeful that a presently tight 2015 budget will be a little less so. The Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee will meet Thursday to determine ...
Pine Bluff School District building needs repairs estimated at $500K to $1M - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff School District building needs major repairs that will likely cost at least half a million dollars, Superintendent Linda Watson said at a board meeting Tuesday. “The building in which you are sitting has cracks and is leaking water ...
Anderson throws for 467, but Lions drop 4th straight - Pine Bluff Commercial
GRAMBLING, La. — A 10-point deficit at halftime didn’t seem all that bad for Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Then again, the Golden Lions gave up three big passing plays for touchdowns and had a fumble returned for the other. But when Grambling State scored three ...
PB Musical Coterie to begin 2014-2015 season - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Musical Coterie will begin its 2014-2015 season at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 with a potluck supper at Summit Church, 901 Ridgway Road. Following the business meeting and district report, a program will be held. Anyone interested in musical ...
SEC unveils 2015 football schedules - Pine Bluff Commercial
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas is still trying to navigate through the 2014 season. But the Razorbacks now know what the road will like in 2015. The Southeastern Conference unveiled the 2015 football schedules for each of its 14 programs Tuesday. The opponents ...
PBHS Class of 1947 to meet for lunch - Pine Bluff Commercial
Pine Bluff High School Class of 1947 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Red Room at Harbor Oaks Restaurant in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park. Other classes are invited to attend.
Junior High Roundup: Sylvan Hills 36, White Hall 20 - Pine Bluff Commercial
WHITE HALL — Ollie Reddick had nine carries for 114 yards with two touchdowns, but it was not enough as the Bears defeated the Bulldogs (1-4-1) on Thursday night at Bulldog Stadium. Reddick scored on a 40-yard run with 2:21 left in the second to give ...
Work to cause lane closure on Highway 138 in Drew County - Pine Bluff Commercial
Improvements to Highway 138 will require lane closures in Drew County starting Oct. 20, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The closures will be Monday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 23, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m ...
2007 Rutledge email draws criticism - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — An email sent by Republican attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge while she was a state Department of Human Services employee in 2007 was criticized as racist Thursday by the state Democratic Party after it surfaced on a liberal blog ...
Jefferson County added more than 4,000 new voters this year - Pine Bluff Commercial
Jefferson County added 4,310 registered voters through Monday, Oct. 6, the deadline for people to register in time to cast ballots in the general election on Nov. 4. Registered voters may use early voting from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, through 8 ...