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P.E.O. honors 60-year member

P.E.O. members recently attended the Arkansas State 82nd anniversary luncheon at the Embassy Suites at Little Rock. P.E.O. Chapter AU-BZ Sister Katy Jo Walt was honored as a 60-year member with a Certificate of Recognition.

Woods promoted by Brookshire’s

Leslie Woods, most recently a certified deli manager at the 2800 S. Hazel St. Brookshire’s grocery store in Pine Bluff, has been promoted to retail specialist for zone 5, which encompasses 27 stores in north-central and northeast Louisiana and all stores in Arkansas.


Information about the Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff was incorrect in Friday’s edition. The club will meet at noon Wednesday, June 3, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The Kiwanis Scholarship will be presented to Sommer Yount of Watson Chapel High School and the guest speaker will be Southeast Arkansas College President Stephen Hilterbrand.

Panic attacks can be debilitating if left untreated

Q. I have had panic attacks for a few years. They were diagnosed by my doctor, but, I didn’t want to take medication. The panic episodes come and go, but recently they have been overwhelming. I get dizzy, have a fast heartbeat, and fear I’m going to pass out. Why do I keep having them and what can I do to control them?