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Guachoya features artists

Jeanetta Darley’s work on corn is among exhibits at the Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village. Guachoya will host work by artists Kellee Mayfield and Darley in an exhibit in August. A reception honoring them will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The public is invited to attend this free event. The exhibit will be on display until Tuesday, Aug. 30. Details: 870-265-6077. (Special to The Commercial)

Centers celebrate pageant winners

The 2016 King James Davidson and Queen Vicki White, seated, are honored after winning the pageant of the Garden Pointe, The Gardens and Whispering Knoll assisted living facilities. Guests included, left standing, Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Ashleigh Tate and Miss UAPB Alumni Janice Roberts. The pageant was held July 13. After the pageant, the king and queen were honored with a limousine ride and dinner at Chili’s restaurant along with family and friends. Special to The Commercial

Chicago storyteller to perform at Sherrill

Marie Johnson, also known as Momma Kemba, a storyteller from Chicago, will perform as Harriet Tubman in a Juneteenth celebration at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill. The program is co-sponsored by Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

Lucky number 13

A family of new homeowners, the board of directors of Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity, Inc., and members of the community gathered on June 4 for the groundbreaking of Habitat for Humanity’s 13th house in Pine Bluff.