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Oral Roberts’ success a reminder of 2006 - Pine Bluff Commercial
STILLWATER, Okla. — Fourteen times is a lot. No one in the Southeastern Conference, right now, can lay claim to being as consistently successful in college baseball as Arkansas. Today at noon, three hours from home, the Razorbacks will play Oral Roberts ...
Father, daughter graduate in 2015 | Pine Bluff Commercial - Pine Bluff Commercial
Anthony Smith and his daughter, Travae Smith, both graduated from two different schools in spring 2015. Anthony Smith graduated May 9 with his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Travae Smith graduated May 19 from ...
Star City’s Hill earns No. 1 spot on SportsCenter Top 10 - Pine Bluff Commercial
With the Star City baseball team reaching its first state championship game, the city is understandably abuzz with excitement. Some of that excitement, though, can be felt across the country. Thanks to ESPN, millions of people across the nation know that ...
Arkansas State coach Raffo earns 200th victory - Pine Bluff Commercial
TROY, Ala. – Watson Chapel alumnus Collin Massanelli laced two hits, and Arkansas State coach Tommy Raffo earned his 200th victory Thursday as Arkansas State stayed alive in the Sun Belt Conference tournament with a6-1 win over Georgia Southern.
Huckabee says he’ll seek $87.1 million bond issue - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he will ask legislators during next week’s special session to approve an $87.1 million bond issue to help Lockheed Martin land a military contract that could bring 600 new jobs to southern Arkansas.
Bufifngton pleads guilty in 2014 escape - Pine Bluff Commercial
Arkansas prison inmate Timothy Buffington who escaped from the Pine Bluff complex July 21, 2014, will serve an additional 18 years with no possibility of parole after pleading guilty to charges relating to the escape. Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter ...
SEARK announces 2015 graduates - Pine Bluff Commercial
Southeast Arkansas College has announced the 2015 graduates. Students are listed by hometowns: Arkadelphia — Rebekah D. Gerald, Adam J. Johnson, Evelyne A. Nduku; Banks — Mary A. Goodman; Bauxite — Staci M. Mensch; Bearden — Brittany Thrower ...
Jefferson County sees more homes sold in March 2015 than previous March - Pine Bluff Commercial
Jefferson County saw an increase in the number of homes that were sold in March 2015 versus March 2014, according to a report released by the Arkansas Realtors Association. Thirty-seven homes sold in March 2015 in Jefferson County, compared with 22 homes ...
Authorities: Multi-state prescription drug operation nets 280 arrests - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — A four-state operation targeting prescription drug trafficking has resulted in the arrests of 280 people, including several Arkansas doctors, nurses and pharmacists, authorities said Wednesday. The 15-month operation, with the punning name ...
Watson Chapel names 2015 graduates - Pine Bluff Commercial
Editor’s note: Several names were inadvertently omitted from the list of 2015 Watson Chapel High School graduates in Tuesday’s edition. We’re reprinting the entire list as a service to our readers. Sarah Smith is the valedictorian. Khadijah Jones and ...
Foundation awards $22,000 in PB, WH scholarships - Pine Bluff Commercial
Bridge Fund Scholarship — Zachary Corbitt — $3,000. Scholarships are managed by the Arkansas Community Foundation. “Funding for these scholarships comes from families, businesses and individuals who want to support higher education and invest in our ...
Little Rock doctor accused of writing 187 fraudulent prescriptions - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — A Little Rock doctor accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions faces 187 felony counts of fraudulent practices, Lonoke County authorities said Monday. Dr. Richard Johns was arrested Monday by officers with the Lonoke County Sheriff’s ...