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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)

Panel to host school board forum

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter’s Connection Committee, will present a forum for school board candidates at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.

Greens to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Raymond and Juanita Green of Star City will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 8th, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. This will be held in the Family Life Center of South Side Missionary Baptist Church, 905 South Lincoln, Star City. All friends and family are invited. No gifts please. Cards are welcomed.

Husband’s post-hospital blues should improve with time

Q. My husband had surgery and was in intensive care for several days. He is in his early 70s, so he’s not very old. While he was there, he often didn’t seem to know who I was or what was going on. Since he returned home, he has become very depressed. Are these conditions normal? He can’t return to his routine for a few months at least. I am very worried about him even though his doctors say his depression should go away.