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The Phenomenal Stinson Brothers  Pine Bluff Commercial

Meet Ryan and Roderick Stinson; a dynamic duo. The brothers are gentlemen, family-oriented, religious, and hard working men. Their father is an accomplished ...



Community mourns ‘Jitters’ Morgan  Pine Bluff Commercial

Former White Hall Mayor James “Jitters” Morgan died on Wednesday in Little Rock. He was 77. Morgan served as White Hall mayor from 1995 until his ...



Mark B. Chadick  Hot Springs Sentinel

Mark Braden Chadick, age 72, died on Aug. 15, 2019. He was born in Pine Bluff on Aug. 21, 1946. He was the son of the late Mark A. Chadick and Bobbye Oaks ...



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 ...



Pine Bluff School District plans open house events  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff School District will host its open house events for the 2019-2020 school year.Parents are invited to attend, meet their children's teachers and become ...



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 ...



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 ...



PBSD students not motivated to learn, super says  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School District was recently declared by the Arkansas Board of Education as being in severe academic trouble.



New troopers head to assignments in Southeast Arkansas, elsewhere  Pine Bluff Commercial

Thirty-six Arkansas State Police Trooper recruits graduated July 18 and will soon fill highway patrol vacancies in 21 counties, including Southeast Arkansas, ...



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., ...



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, ...



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 ...



3rd shooting in 3 days for Pine Bluff, 1 injured  www.fox16.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



Stinson signs with William Carey College  Pine Bluff Commercial

Arkansas All-State high school baseball standout Rod Stinson Jr. from Pine Bluff High School signed a scholarship to play baseball at William Carey University ...



Funeral director Adam Robinson Jr. dies at 69  Pine Bluff Commercial

Robinson was the fourth generation of his family to be involved in funeral *service* in Pine Bluff and the surrounding area. He was the president of Ralph ...



TOP 5, No. 5: Go Forward Pine Bluff makes mark in 2018  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: In past years, we have published a top 10 list of stories we felt were the 10 most important of the year. This year, we have condensed that list to five ...



Norton to seek circuit judgeship  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff attorney Mac Norton has announced he will be a candidate for circuit judge in the 11th West Judicial District Third Division in the non-partisan judicial ...



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 ...



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.



Jonathan Chism, Pine Bluff native, plans book signing July 7  Pine Bluff Commercial

Jonathan Langston Chism, PhD, will return to his home church at Pine Bluff for a book signing of his work, “Saints In The Struggle.”The book signing will be held ...



SCHOOLS OUT: Pine Bluff High Schools Virginia Hymes to retire  Pine Bluff Commercial

After 39 years teaching full-time in the Pine Bluff School District, Virginia Hymes will be retiring in June. A native of Pine Bluff, Hymes was a child when she ...



New site for Confederate statue is decided, county official says  Arkansas Online

A deal has been struck to relocate a Confederate monument from the Jefferson County Courthouse grounds to a Confederate cemetery in the city.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Charity basketball game set by ‘What’s Next Pine Bluff,’ YBL  Pine Bluff Commercial

Inspired to help the youth understand the importance of being of *service* to themselves and to the community, the nonprofit organization "What's Next Pine Bluff" ...



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 ...



PBHS students receive $5.4M in scholarships  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School students received a total of $5479020 in scholarships Thursday to attend college or enlist in the armed forces.Scholarship Chairman ...



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 ...



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, ...



Alfred Carroll Ministries plans Happy Kids' Conference - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Alfred Carroll Ministries is planning the 2019 Happy Kids' Conference Saturday, Aug. 17. The event aims to hear area youth collective voices and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



Arts and science center gets $2.2 million grant to revamp historic Arkansas Delta building  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pine Bluff's Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is helping put city on road to recovery by DEBORAH HORN Special to the Democrat-Gazette ...



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 ...



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 ...



PBHS names 2014 graduates - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff High School will hold its 2014 graduation at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.



Watson Chapels superintendent Doc waves farewell  Pine Bluff Commercial

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



Wanda Hale  Cleveland County Herald

Wanda Sue Hale, 71, of Little Rock passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 4, 1947 in ...



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 ...



PB School District plans to shuffle students at 2 campuses  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff School Board voted 7-0 Tuesday to approve the superintendent's recommendation to close one building and repurpose another building to save ...



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 ...



U of A Honors College Selects 23 Incoming Students for Path Program  University of Arkansas Newswire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Honors College has selected 23 outstanding new freshmen to participate in the Honors College Path ...



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 ...



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 ...



2 Pine Bluff students win Brookshire’s scholarships  Pine Bluff Commercial

Two of the three recent Brookshire's scholarship winners are from Pine Bluff, according to a news release.Brookshire's, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores ...



Taggart announces re-election bid  Pine Bluff Commercial

On Tuesday, Jefferson County Clerk Shawndra Taggart announced that she is running for re-election. Taggart was sworn in January of this year as Jefferson ...



PHOTO ESSAY: Congratulations 2017 graduates  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Pine Bluff Commercial salutes graduates from Dollarway, Pine Bluff, Watson Chapel and White Hall high schools, and the University of Arkansas at Pine ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Three to be inducted into Watson Chapel Sports HOF  Pine Bluff Commercial

Three alumni will be inducted into the Watson Chapel Sports Hall of Fame at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night before the football game against Pine Bluff High ...



MAKING THEIR DEBUT: Debutante Cotillion showcases cultured pearls  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Delta Omega Omega Chapter hosted the 49th Annual Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Pine Bluff ...



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 ...



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 teens arrested in weekend shooting, police say  Arkansas Online

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a weekend shooting in Pine Bluff that left a 21-year-old man injured, according to police. The Pine Bluff ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tackling Traditions: An Arkansas Football Special  THV11.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



Ivy Center students take 2017 College Tour  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Ivy Center for Education Inc. completed its annual College Tour/Cultural Enrichment Trip to New York City, Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Atlanta, ...



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 ...



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.



Pine Bluff man shot dead, found near barbecue restaurant  Arkansas Online

PINE BLUFF -- A man was found dead early Monday morning in a vehicle in front of Kibb's Bar-B-Que No. 2 in the 1400 block of South Blake Street, according to ...



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 ...



PBPD Sgt. Briggs-McAfee making a career of fighting crime  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series profiling the careers of emergency *service* workers in Pine Bluff, whose work often goes unnoticed.If there is ...



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.



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.



AKA to present the 49th Debutante Cotillion Ball  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter, will present the 49th Debutante Cotillion Ball at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Ballroom of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



PB seeing a boxing renaissance  Pine Bluff Commercial

Dave Hart Jr. moves across the fellowship hall of New Faith Missionary Baptist Church with the bouncing assurance of a kid, which he is. Tied up behind padded ...



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 ...



TOP FLIGHT: Black pilots fly for next generation  Pine Bluff Commercial

THE ISSUE: The Black Pilots Association is hosting its annual fly-in at Pine Bluff. THE IMPACT: The local economy is boosted from the dozens of pilots who visit ...



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 ...



Final phase of Lake Saracen Walking Trail to be completed  Pine Bluff Commercial

The city of Pine Bluff will be spending $382555 to to build the final section of the Lake Saracen Walking Trail, with 80 percent of that money coming from grants.



Ivy Center for Education completes 2014 College Tour - Lifestyle  Pine Bluff Commercial

The Ivy Center for Education Inc., recently completed its 11-day 2014 College Tour/Cultural Enrichment Trip to New York City, Connecticut and Washington, ...



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.



PB native opens Malvern funeral home - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Samuel L Vance II, a native of Pine Bluff, recently opened Samuel L. Vance & Sons Funeral Directors at Malvern.



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 ...



Constable Bennett to run for sheriff - News  Pine Bluff Commercial

Jefferson County Constable DeShawn Bennett has announced he is running for sheriff.



PBHS teacher addresses DuBocage ABWA  Pine Bluff Commercial

Rana McClain, a teacher at Pine Bluff High School,was the vocational speaker for the recent meeting of the DuBocage American Business Women's ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituaries for Friday, Aug. 17, 2018  Van Buren Press Argus-Courier

Mr. Reggie Parks, 45, White Hall, Ark. passed away on August 9, 2018. He was born to Rev. Ray Parks and Barbara Parks on August 9, 2018. His funeral ...



MLB great Hunter shares life lessons on hometown visit  Pine Bluff Commercial

In the summer of 1997, Torii Hunter lay in the backseat of a car in the parking lot of a minor-league baseball stadium in New Britain, Connecticut. He was 20 ...



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