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Mother afraid for son’s texting and driving

Q. My 17-year-old son texts while he is driving. I’ve asked him to stop several times, but he says he’s a good driver and nothing will happen to him. I’m really frightened, especially with the holiday traffic. Could you please explain why so many young people don’t think it’s a problem?

PBACF announces 2014 grant recipients

The Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation Grants Committee (PBACF) recently announced the grant recipients for the 2014 grant cycle. Annually the PBACF awards grants through the Giving Tree Grant Program and through the Jefferson Regional Medical Center Community Health Endowment.