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Scholastic Honor’s Day held at the Governor’s Mansion

Two Watson Chapel graduates recently attended the Scholastic Honor’s Day at the Governor’s Mansion. The two that attended were Sarah Smith and Margaret Young. Sarah was the valedictorian for the Watson Chapel High School senior class. Sarah is the daughter of Scott and Tina Smith. Both parents and her two brothers, Austin and Alex Smith, were with her at this event. Margaret was one of the two salutatorians. She is the daughter of T.J. and Melissa Young. Her parents were beside her throughout this day. (Special to The Commercial)

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.