Felony charges filed

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any. NOTE: Abbreviations are as follows: Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD), Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), White Hall Police Department (WHPD), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Police Department (UAPB), Redfield Police Department (RPD), Altheimer Police Department (APD), Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PA), Arkansas State Police (ASP), Tri-County Drug Task Force (TCDTF), Star City Police Department (SCPD), Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (G&F), Arkansas Highway Police (AHP), Gould Police Department (GPD), Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC).

Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society inducts 3

The Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently inducted three new members into the Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society. They are seniors, from left, Shemikia A. Jones, Pamla Jones and Brittany A. Jones. The students are enrolled in UAPB’s Human Development and Family Studies program, which prepares students for employment as child development center directors, childcare specialists, nursery school/day care teachers, adoption placement agents and caseworkers. The KON chapter honors students of human sciences who rank in the top 25 percent of their class. (Special to The Commercial)


Campbell graduates from LeadAR program

William Campbell recently graduated from the University of Arkansas’ Cooperative Extension’s LeadAR Program. Campbell, of Reed, is a field manger III at the Pine Bluff office of the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.



Senior schedule

Activities planned Monday through Friday at the Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave., are:

Depression: How it’s diagnosed

Q. I think I’m depressed; I still go to work and go out with friends, but I don’t enjoy my life anymore. The depression started after my divorce five years ago. I’ve never been to therapy. It scares me a bit to think about it, but I know I need help.


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