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2015 Dollarway Homecoming Court announced

Dollarway High School announces its 2015 Homecoming Court: from left to right, Maurice Tatum, Kiya Anderson, Jordan Sims, Morgan Hodges, Rodney Tinzie, Daja Adams, James Stephens, Asha Irby, Antavius Smith, Kentavia Thorn, Brandon Bell and Sha’Rhonda Martin; from right to left, Anthony Williams, Marion Moon, Tyshaun Tucker, Kaeiona Thorn, Telexia Avery, Kendrey Brown, Keyera Ferrell, Cardaryl Williams, Ajahi Davis, Karon Marbley and Whitney Mack. Homecoming will be celebrated Friday, Oct. 9, starting with the assembly at 12:30 p.m.; parade at 2 p.m. on Dollarway Road, (line up from Simmons Bank; pregame activities at 6 p.m.; and homecoming game at 7 p.m. Dollarway vs. Monticello. (Special to The Commercial)

USD 1812 observes Star Spangled Banner Day

The United States Daughters of 1812 celebrated The Star Spangled Banner Day recently, recognizing the National Anthem written by Francis Scott Key. From left, Sharon Wyatt, state president of the USD 1812, and MarJo Dill, honorary state president, center, attended the signing of a proclamation by Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, right, proclaiming Sept. 14 as The Star Spangled Banner Day in the city of Pine Bluff. (Special to The Commercial)

Mother Mack to celebrate 100th birthday

The 100th birthday celebration will be held for Rosie Mack of Pine Bluff, a mother at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The family and the church will sponsor the celebration, which will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Hestand Stadium. Born Sept. 20, 1915, Mother Mack is the first one to turn 100 in the family, according to her son, Clifton Overs. (Special to The Commercial)