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Toole, Townsend wed

Blecken Pavilion at the Memphis Botanic Garden was the setting for the garden wedding of Dr. Emily Lynn Toole and Mr. Tyler Brett Townsend on April 2, 2016 at 6 p.m.


Bria Compton and Kavon White of Sherwood gave birth to a baby girl, Kensley Renee White, on April 23. She weighed 7 pounds and 5 ounces. Her grandparents are Cynthia and William Hart of Pine Bluff; Angela and Edward Ward of Pine Bluff; Kevin and Jonda White of Little Rock; and Greg and Ann Compton of Pine Bluff.

Deshaziers celebrate 50th golden anniversary

The children of James and Geraldine Deshazier happily announce the 50th Golden wedding anniversary of their parents on April 28, 2016. The couple will kick off their anniversary weekend with a Seafood Feast with their children and grandchildren and culminate their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration, with a Roast & Toast. ~Invitation Only~

Botanical art, science illustrations

Janice Neill Dean’s work will be on display at Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village April 15 through May 26. Guachoya will have a reception to honor the artist of ‘The Wonder of the World: The Botanical Art and Natural Science Illustrations of Janice Neill Dean.’ The reception will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21. The public is invited to attend this free event. (Special to The Commercial)