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County observes Go Pink for the Cure Day

Jefferson County Judge Dutch King stands with other participants on the courthouse steps to promote Oct. 9 as Go Pink for the Cure Day. King issued a proclamation regarding the date. According to the document — King, along with Jefferson County Quorum Court members and area residents — came together to honor breast cancer survivors and to remember those who have died from the disease. (Special to The Commercial)

Pine Bluff Christian Women to meet

The Pine Bluff Christian Women’s Connection meeting will feature “Suzi Vermillion: Looking for Peace in All the Wrong Places.” The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

Bess Jenkins Club meets

The Bess Jenkins Club recently met at the Pine Bluff County Club. Vice president and program chairwoman Lela Murray opened the meeting by reading an excerpt by Penina Krupilsky, a Holocaust survivor, from the book “The Broken Vase” by Phillip H. McMath.