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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.

Scallion, Hudgins to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Leon and Kim Scallion of White Hall, AR, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haleigh Scallion, to Scott Hudgins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Tina Hudgins of Searcy, Arkansas.

Birth

Rhonda Lopez and Corolas Moore of Pine Bluff gave birth to a baby girl, Jordyn Moore, on May 21. She weighed 8 pounds and 4.8 ounces.

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.

Blakenship, Barlow to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Dean Blankenship of Pine Bluff are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kate, to Mr. Eric Edward Barlow of Little Rock, Arkansas.

Births

Brandy Sue Brenner and Clarence Williams Sr. of Pine Bluff gave birth to a baby girl, Allyianna Natalie Williams, on May 17. She weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces.

The Links Inc. urges WCHS students to seek higher education

The Pine Bluff Chapter of The Links Inc. conducted two workshops for 10th and 11th graders at Watson Chapel High School. The goals of the workshops are to encourage students to continue to pursue higher levels of education and to introduce them to the vast career choices available, both nationally and internationally.

Pine Bluff native officially becomes Brigadier General

A lone soldier stood in uniform elevated above the crowd by the stage. To each side of him stood his family. One placing a single star on the space on his chest, and the other placing his cap, adorned with an identical single star, upon his head. The lone soldier turned and faced the crowded room as it erupted in applause.