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PBPD promotes Briggs, Johnson  Pine Bluff Commercial

With the retirement of veteran Pine Bluff Police Lt. Lance Lawhon at the end of June, Police Chief Kelvin Sergeant has promoted Cassandra Briggs to lieutenant, ...



Obituaries for Tuesday, July 2, 2019  Hot Springs Village Voice

Ms.Angelia Cooper 70, of Pine Bluff, passed on June 27, 2019.Funeral *Service* will be held at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Greater Mt. Calvary ...



Obituaries for July 3, 2019  Heber Springs Sun-Times

Martha Ann Elkins Day, age 88, of Pine Bluff died on Sunday, June 30, 3019.Martha Ann was born September 13, 1930, in Pine Bluff to Hattie Lee Ridgway ...



Pine Bluff High School announces 2019 graduates  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School held its 2019 graduation May 17 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Honorees include:Valedictorian: Makyah Deyonce Goodlow.



Pine Bluff High School Art Exhibition showcases young talent  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas presents works from young artists with the 2019 annual Pine Bluff High School Art Exhibition. The exhibition ...



Area schools, colleges announce 2019 spring graduations - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Several area graduations will have been announced.Saturday, May 11 — 3 p.m., The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's commencement will be held at the ...



PBHS to honor slain educator  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School will host a balloon release at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in memory of the late Terry Smith, a retired educator from Pine Bluff School District.



Slain educator, beloved by many, remembered  Pine Bluff Commercial

On March 29, Pine Bluff police responded to a call at the intersection of Howard Drive and Tulip Street where a retired Pine Bluff School District teacher was ...



State lists Pine Bluff School District as in intensive need  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

The Arkansas Board of Education has added low academic achievement, overstaffing and a litany of other problems to its reasons for assuming control of the ...



AREA CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: To submit items to our calendar of events, email pbcnews@pbcommercial.com, fax 870-534-0113 or bring announcements to 300 S. Beech St., ...



After 20-plus years, PB legend Shabazz enjoys happy homecoming  Pine Bluff Commercial

Basil Shabazz left Pine Bluff two decades ago not knowing if or when he'd return to his hometown. Thanks to Theron “Pearl” Eckwood, his childhood friend and ...



Pine Bluff High School announces 2018 graduates  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School will conduct its 2018 graduation at 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.The Valedictorian is Kevin Larone ...



Family remembers retired teacher caught in crossfire  www.fox16.com

The family of a retired teacher who was killed in a shooting in Pine Bluff a week ago, is pushing to find whoever pulled the trigger.



King Cotton Classic Returning to Pine Bluff  KARK

The event is a high school basketball tournament that placed Pine Bluff in the national spotlight in years past.



King Cotton Holiday Classic Returns to Pine Bluff Dec. 27-29  KARK

Go Forward Pine Bluff announces return of nationally recognized high school basketball tournament that will bring top talent to town.



McMurray has first meeting as PBSD interim super  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School District Board of Education approved the purchase of academic resources and a key maintenance measure on Tuesday in a detail-packed ...



Dollarway, Pine Bluff, Watson Chapel school districts meet to discuss struggles, improvements  THV11.com KTHV

As change comes quickly to public schools in Pine Bluff, parents and students told the heads of the three districts Monday evening that they want improvement.



3rd shooting in 3 days for Pine Bluff, 1 wounded  KARK

Pine Bluff Police say gunshots were heard around 2:30 p.m. in the area of 11th Avenue and Laurel Street.



County’s historical museum continues to shine  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Jefferson County Historical Museum is often referred to as a hidden treasure in Pine Bluff. Located in the restored 1906 Union Station train depot, the ...



Confederate statue in Pine Bluff to be moved to cemetery  Pine Bluff Commercial

Confederate statue in Pine Bluff to be moved to cemeteryPINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — A statue with a Confederate soldier at the top is to be moved from the ...



Pine Bluff readies state-of-the-art library  Arkansas Online

Excitement is building among staff at the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System as work progresses on a new, state-of-the-art facility that is scheduled to ...



Judge says deal struck to move Confederate statute at Pine Bluff courthouse  Arkansas Times

Jefferson County Judge Gerald Robinson has struck a deal to move the Confederate statue at the entrance to the county courthouse, KATV reports. Robinson ...



CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: To submit items to our calendar of events, email pbcnews@pbcommercial.com, fax 870-534-0113 or bring announcements to 300 S. Beech St., ...



Ivy Center receives grant to help further students’ education  Pine Bluff Commercial

Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded the Ivy Center for Education $2433 for their collaborative career readiness program with University ...



State’s report cards on local schools released  Pine Bluff Commercial

A report recently released by the Arkansas Department of Education showing letter grades for Arkansas schools gave eight schools in Jefferson County, ...



Recording artist, educator to address Ivy Center  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Ivy Center for Education will present Dedric Jones, a gospel recording artist, motivational speaker and educator, from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.The event ...



King Cotton basketball classic returning to Pine Bluff  Magnoliareporter

The King Cotton Holiday Classic basketball tournament will return to Pine Bluff in December.



Airman from Pine Bluff graduates training  Pine Bluff Commercial

U.S. Air Force Airman Tyesha J. Ferguson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland at San Antonio, Texas.A 2018 graduate of ...



PBSD selects new president: Dabner out, Horace in  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School Board elected new officers Tuesday night after initially being unsure of policies governing the practice.The board members rejected a ...



New WH police chief embracing role  White Hall Journal

After just two weeks on the job, White Hall Police Chief Greg Shapiro is already making plans to improve community relations and communication within the ...



PBHS announces 2017 graduates  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School held its 2017 commencement May 19 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The valedictorian is Sadagicous U. Owens and the ...



Pine Bluff Area Church News beginning March 15  Pine Bluff Commercial

AnniversariesHighland Baptist Church, 1320 S. Peach St., will present the 16th anniversary of the pastor and wife, Christopher and Shameka Mack. At 11 a.m. ...



Pine Bluff revises district uniform policy - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School District Handbook/Dress Code Committee recently announced revisions to the district's dress code policy. Revisions were made after ...



PB School Board agrees to settle lawsuit filed by former teacher  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School Board voted unanimously in a special session Friday to allow the Bequette & Billingsley, P.A. Law Firm to settle a lawsuit with a former ...



PBHS class of 2018 celebrates graduation  Pine Bluff Commercial

The 2018 senior class at Pine Bluff High School graduated Friday night at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.



Beasley sentenced to prison in robbery, shooting cases  Pine Bluff Commercial

A former high school football standout who helped the Pine Bluff Zebras to two consecutive state championships was sentenced to prison late Wednesday in ...



PBHS names 2016 graduates - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School has announced its 2016 graduates. Commencement was held Friday, May 20, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.



Jefferson County judge considers removal of Confederate statue at courthouse  Arkansas Times

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported this morning on Jefferson County Judge Gerald Robinson's idea to remove a Confederate statue that stands at the ...



Pine Bluff educator Alesia Smith nominated for national award  Pine Bluff Commercial

Alesia Smith, the Pine Bluff School District Systemic Improvement Officer, has been nominated for the Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education. Pine Bluff ...



Watson Chapels superintendent Doc waves farewell  Pine Bluff Commercial

Watson Chapel Superintendent Connie "Doc" Hathorn is retiring at the end of this school year.



School districts prepare for students return  Pine Bluff Commercial

Jefferson County school districts are preparing their buildings for students to return to class on Monday, Aug. 14. Dollarway Superintendent Barbara Warren met ...



Former PBHS football star faces shooting-related charges  Pine Bluff Commercial

A former football stand-out at Pine Bluff High School who is facing two separate charges involving robberies and a shooting in 2016 was arrested Thursday after ...



Obituaries for Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - News  Times Record

Mrs. Dora Matlock, 81 of Carthage, AR passed April 6, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce, AR. www.



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 ...



UAPB’s new head coach pleased with recruiting class  Pine Bluff Commercial

A celebration of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Head Coach Cedric Thomas' first national signing day class was a success, and the Social Lounge was ...



Arkansas Teacher Corps Welcomes New Staff | University of Arkansas  University of Arkansas Newswire

The Arkansas Teacher Corps, a nontraditional teacher-preparation program at the University of Arkansas, has hired Brandon Lucius as its newest executive ...



What’s Next Pine Bluff? co-founder Stephen Bronskill moving to California; city leaders praise his work in improving Pine Bluff  Pine Bluff Commercial

Stephen Bronskill, a co-founder of the nonprofit What's Next Pine Bluff?, will be moving to the San Francisco Bay area to teach and be close to fellow teacher ...



Arkansas high school football standout jailed in shooting  Arkansas Online

Pine Bluff High School football standout David Beasley and three other men remained jailed Monday after a weekend shooting at a Pine Bluff convenience store ...



Seven Zebras sign letters of intent - Sports  Pine Bluff Commercial

Bobby Bolding's message was poignant to the seven Pine Bluff High School seniors signing national letters of intent on Wednesday: Don't waste this ...



AKA to present the 50th Debutante Cotillion Ball  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Delta Omega Omega Chapter, will present the 50th Debutante Cotillion Ball Saturday, Dec. 16. The Debutante ...



AKAs celebrate 50th Debutante Cotillion  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Delta Omega Omega Chapter hosted its 50th Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Pine ...



Go Forward Pine Bluff announces board members  Pine Bluff Commercial

Go Forward Pine Bluff CEO Ryan Watley has announced the Go Forward Pine Bluff Board of Directors, who will serve as consultants on the various projects ...



PBHS to feature Mrs. Arkansas United States  Pine Bluff Commercial

Mrs. Arkansas United States Tamara Pace-Glover, Ph.D, will address 9-11th graders at the Pine Bluff High School Little Theater at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 17.



Deltas gentlemen banquet helps young men reach potential  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presented 21 outstanding young men at its 30th Annual Delta Distinguished Gentlemen ...



HIGH PROFILE: Leon Jones Jr., first black man to run state Department of Labor, credits much of his success to 'serendipity'  Arkansas Online

A chance encounter at a suitcase store started Leon Jones Jr. on his path toward self-improvement.



Whitmore named assistant PBPD chief; others promoted  Pine Bluff Commercial

Ricky L. Whitmore, a 31-year veteran of the Pine Bluff Police Department who had been serving as a deputy chief of police, was promoted to assistant chief on ...



Pine Bluff police think enforcing curfew laws will reduce crime, teens not convinced  THV 11

Children aged 17 and under are not allowed to be out alone in Pine Bluff. That has been the case for a while, but police officers in the city are now instructed to ...



Tackling Traditions: An Arkansas Football Special  THV11.com

THV11 takes a deep dive in the football traditions throughout the Natural State.



PB boxer offers life lessons to students  Pine Bluff Commercial

Professional boxer Leander Johnson discussed overcoming his past troubles, enduring homelessness, and his subsequent determination to lead a productive ...



Beyond the Game: UAPB lineman turns life around, receives scholarship  KATV

UAPB's David Adams isn't just set to start at right tackle. He's poised to receive attention from professional teams.Very easily, he could get some looks from the ...



Marc Stringer coaching through 2nd battle with cancer  Pine Bluff Commercial

White Hall High School boys basketball coach Marc Stringer was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2016, after which he began a battle that leads on to this ...



New baseball league looks at PB for team  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff is one of the cities being considered for a franchise in a new professional baseball league geared toward African-American players.Representatives of ...



Collins named Officer of the Year  Pine Bluff Commercial

In his three short years with the Pine Bluff Police Department, Officer Kevin Collins has demonstrated a knack of being in the right place at the right time and ...



Fire department announces nine promotions - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Nine Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department firefighters are being promoted, according to Chief Shauwn Howell.



Perry “PJ” Johnson Jr. remembered as loving patriarch  Pine Bluff Commercial

Family and friends of Perry “P.J.” Johnson Jr. remembered him as a devout Christian, successful businessman and mentor.Johnson died Tuesday, Dec. 6.



Conch Republic ‘ambassador’ wants new trial  Pine Bluff Commercial

Alleging that there was insufficient evidence to convict him, the self-styled ambassador of the Conch Republic has asked the federal courts for a new trial.



Distinguished Gentlemen: Empowering young men to reach their potential  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presented 25 outstanding young men at its 29th annual Delta Distinguished Gentlemen ...



48th Annual Debutante Cotillion Reflections of Elegance  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Delta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated hosted the 48th annual Debutante Cotillion on Dec. 19 at the Pine Bluff ...



Presenters for the 50th Debutante Cotillion announced  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Delta Omega Omega Chapter, will present the 50th Debutante Cotillion Ball at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pine Bluff ...



Self-styled ambassador fined, avoids jail time after aggravated assault conviction  Pine Bluff Commercial

Having already been convicted in federal court of impersonating a diplomat and being a felon in possession of a firearm, the self-styled ambassador for the ...



Police investigate series of vandalism incidents  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff police are investigating a series of vandalism incidents that occurred over the weekend, including damage to 11 parked police cars, a semi-trailer and ...



Despite retirement, Hunter seems destined to get back into baseball  Pine Bluff Commercial

Torii Hunter had to get a divorce so he could spend more time with his family. The Pine Bluff native announced his divorce, err retirement, from playing ...



Botched robbery led to slaying of Little Rock teen, man says  Arkansas Online

Alexander Powell "Alec" Reed was murdered when three robbers' plans to rob the 19-year-old Little Rock man of an ounce of marijuana, worth about $250, went ...



Gov. appoints PB man to lead vet affairs  Pine Bluff Commercial

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the appointment of retired U.S. Army Colonel Nathaniel Todd of Pine Bluff to serve as the Director ...



The legacy of Rotary scholarships lives on  Pine Bluff Commercial

More than three decades ago, the first of four Pine Bluff High School graduates received a Rotary International Scholarship. All applied for their scholarships ...



Four new state troopers report for duty  Pine Bluff Commercial

Four new Arkansas State Troopers reported for duty Monday to Troop E Headquarters at Pine Bluff and will work with training officers for eight to 12 weeks ...



Psych of the South: Magnificent Seven's 'Baby Doll' (1962)  Arkansas Times

Harold Ott is the founder and primary researcher of Psych of the South, a record label dedicated to unearthing rare Arkansas pop history. The Playboys were a ...



Award-winning photographer Ronnie Hoof slated for keynote during communications week  UAPB News

The Mass Communications Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host award-winning photojournalist Ronnie Hoof as the keynote speaker ...



MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Scores from around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.



Some of Arkansas' top coaches seeking Fayetteville coaching job  4029tv

Applicants from Arkansas and nearby states are seeking the head coaching position at Fayetteville High School after the sudden resignation of head coach ...



PBHS Class of 1983 to hold reunion planning meeting  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff High School Class of 1983 will hold its 30th-year reunion planning meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Simmons Room on the second floor of the ...



A Photographic Muse Beyond the Ruins  New York Times

Not *content* to tell the typical tale of a down-and-out town, William Widmer allowed Pine Bluff, Ark., to change his photojournalism.



Arkansas Arts Council announces winners of poetry recitation contest  Newton County Times

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 14th annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals recitation competition.



Boo on the Bayou: Celebrating Halloween in Jefferson, TX  KSLA

Looking to celebrate Halloween early in style? Jefferson, Texas is hosting Boo on the Bayou full of spooky events.



Conway woman finds purpose in Broken China Jewelry project  Arkansas Online

Linda Fullerton of Conway has memories of surviving the 1947 tornado that killed her aunt and uncle near Pine Bluff when she was 4 1/2 years old — from the ...



Basketball: Lady Rebels’ Brown Elevated To Head Coach  Times Record

The Southside Lady Rebels didn't have to go far to find their next girls basketball coach.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Tyrese Cooper Returns In 2018 To Defend His Title  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. Fastest man ...



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