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PBHS Class of 1972 to host reunion in Memphis - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1972 will hold its reunion on Aug. 29-30 in Memphis, Tenn. The class will honor all veterans who graduated in 1972. Veterans who plan to attend the reunion are asked to contact Lonzo Stewart at 501-224-6931. For more ...
Company plans $130 million wood pellets plant in Jefferson Industrial Park - Pine Bluff Commercial
An Arkansas-based company plans to build a $130 million plant in the Jefferson Industrial Park to manufacture wood pellets for the European market. Highland Pellets Inc. chairman and co-founder Tom Reilley made the announcement Wednesday morning during a ...
PBHS Class of 1974 to host 40th-year class reunion - Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1974 will host its 40th-year class reunion beginning with registration from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Pine Bluff High School Cafeteria. The following activities will all be held at the Waterfront Facility in Pine Bluff ...
Multiple marijuana proposals could be headed for 2016 ballot - Pine Bluff Commercial
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas voters could have multiple marijuana-related issues to choose between in two years. On Thursday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel approved the ballot title and popular name of a initiated act proposed for the 2016 ballot that would ...
PB woman accused of selling gun linked to 2013 homicide - Pine Bluff Commercial
A Pine Bluff woman charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution last year after she allegedly took one of the suspects in a May 27 homicide to Texas is facing a new allegation in connection with the same incident. Dan’Yelle Brown, now 23, was ...
I-530 work to cause ramp closures in southern Pulaski County - Pine Bluff Commercial
Improvements to Interstate 530 will require periodic ramp closures in southern Pulaski County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Crews will be resurfacing the I-530 southbound Bingham Road on ramp and off ramp (Exit 9).
Hunter struggles, but Scherzer dazzles in win - Pine Bluff Commercial
DETROIT — Pine Bluff native Torii Hunter slumped to an 0-for-4 day with a pair of strikeouts, but Max Scherzer continued his run of dominant performances to push the Detroit Tigers past the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday afternoon. J.D. Martinez homered ...
Warren poultry de-boning operation to create 100 jobs - Pine Bluff Commercial
Blue Rooster is finalizing plans to open a poultry de-boning operation at 110 Industrial Park Drive in Warren, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced Wednesday. The facility was formerly home to H&L Poultry. Initial estimates anticipate ...
Hogs’ receivers know they must step up in 2014 - Pine Bluff Commercial
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas wide receiver Keon Hatcher knows how much criticism quarterback Brandon Allen shouldered throughout the 2013 season. He heard it. He felt it. And since the junior feels equally responsible for Arkansas’ struggles in the passing ...
New rice mill expected to create 26 to 46 jobs when fully operational - Pine Bluff Commercial
When it becomes fully operational early next year, Southwind Milling is expected employ between 26 and 46 people, Ron Craig, construction manager for the company said Wednesday during a meeting of the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority. “We will ...