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Birth announcements

Ashley and Brad Vilches of Pine Bluff gave birth to a baby girl, Rylee Dell Vilches, on July 25. She weighed 3 pounds 12 ounces and was 16.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Ronnie and Dianne Vilches of Pine Bluff; and Julius Horn and the late Barbara Horn of Pine Bluff.

Kids festival set Aug. 8

Free food, games, rides and entertainment will be featured from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Kids Festival Praise In The Park. The event will be held at the Bryant Street Park, 1300 Bryant St.

Community day set Aug. 8

A community day will be held from 10 am. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, 3319 S. Ohio St. The event will include food, music, fellowship and games.

2 attend Farm Bureau conference

M.H. and Susan Bitely participate in the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 67th annual Officers and Leaders Conference. (Jefferson County Farm Bureau members were among more than 500 people who attended July 20-21 in Hot Springs. Event highlights included comments from Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach of Manila, an update from Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward and a keynote address by Greg Peterson of the Peterson Farm Brothers, known for their song parodies about agriculture. (Special to The Commercial)