Star City student receives Majors scholarship

Jessie Owen, a graduating senior at Star City High School, will receive the Gerald and Sue Majors Endowed Scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The scholarship was created by Star City natives Gerald and Sue Majors of White Hall. Owen is the daughter of Jess and Ramona Owen. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Star City senior who exhibits a strong academic background and work ethic, and displays outstanding professional potential. Owen will enter the pre-nursing program. (Special to The Commercial)

Arts Center plans printmaking class

The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will host Printmaking and Pinot, a printmaking class, as part of the Adults at Play series from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 14. Participants will learn to carve a printing block to make multiple prints on fabric and paper. No experience is necessary. Drinks will be served. The cost of the class is $25 for ASC members and $35 for non-members. Participants must be 21 years or older to attend. Details: 536-3375 or email to register. Space is limited. (Special to The Commercial)


Hutchinson appoints 20 to road panel

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday named 20 people to a working group that will look for ways to address the state’s highway needs.


UAPB football announces its 2015 schedule

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff football team will travel to Little Rock for the first time since 2012 to face defending SWAC and national champion Alcorn State as part of the Golden Lions’ 2015 schedule, which the school’s athletics department announced on Wednesday.


Ballroom dancing set for Saturday

The Pine Bluff Ballroom Dance Club will hold its monthly dance beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at Central Presbyterian Church, 6300 Trinity Drive.


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