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Grider field plans airshow, fundraiser

The Pine Bluff Grider Field Aviation Museum Inc. will hold its third annual Airshow and Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Grider Field. The purpose of the fundraiser is to restore the only remaining World War II barrack at Grider Field and develop an aviation museum.

UAM holds Arbor Day observance

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello planted a chinkapin oak tree at the center of campus recently in observance of Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

ABATE District 20 sets meeting

Pine Bluff /Sheridan ABATE District 20 will meet at Delta Rivers Nature Center in Regional Park at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5. All members and interested riders are invited to attend. Results of the May rummage sale will be discussed.

Pine Bluff Quiz Bowl winners

Pine Bluff School District’s Elementary Quiz Bowl team recently won first place overall out of 16 teams across the region during the Spring 2016 Quiz Bowl Tournament. The event was held at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative. Pine Bluff had two elementary and two junior high school teams competing. The coach for the elementary teams is Jada Jones, a teacher from Belair Middle School, and the assistant coach is Laura McNulty, a gifted and talented teacher from Scoggins-May-Hall. The coach for the two junior high teams is McNulty, assisted by Tony Jasper, a volunteer. (Special to The Commercial)