The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff/AM&N Alumni Chapter recently held its annual Harlon H. Jones Sr. Scholarship Banquet.
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On February 10, 2016 Edd and Donnie Batchelor will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was married in 1951, in Little Rock, Arkansas with the Rev. Fred Arnold officiating. Edd served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He retired from the National Center for Toxicological Research in 1984.
Highway 15 South Volunteer Fire Department south of Pine Bluff awarded Bill and Patricia Ball with the Bill Bolin award for outstanding community service on Monday.
Since its opening in May 2015, the Bass Pro Shop at the Memphis Pyramid has drawn more than two million visitors, sold more than 27 tons of fudge and continues to impress those who love any aspect of the outdoors. This place is unbelievable, but what impressed most is how the designers brought the outdoors indoors with cypress trees, rock formations, waterfalls, hundreds of taxidermied animals and fish of many types swimming in an aquarium and in other small ponds inside the facility.
Inspiration and even comic relief is sometimes found in the most unexpected places.
Three Rivers Audubon Society will have a birding walk at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.
The Bess Jenkins Club recently met at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Judy Barrett, president, announced that the club would again make a $200 memorial gift to Jenkins Memorial Children’s Center in honor of Bess Jenkins. A memorial gift was also made to First Presbyterian Church in honor of Marjorie Jones.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter will present the 2015-2016 Delta Distinguished Gentlemen’s Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.