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Kosmitis, Rolle to wed

Dr. and Mrs. Kim Kosmitis announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Marie Kosmitis, to Zachary Stephen Rolle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mitchell and the late John Stephen Rolle. A July 18, 2015 wedding is planned at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Baker, Kosmitis to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Baker are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Anne, to Phillip Andrew Kosmitis, son of Dr. and Mrs. Kim Kosmitis. An August 15, 2015, wedding is planned at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee.

Clayton headed to Uganda

Melvin DeShawn Clayton, a graduate student studying at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, will spend the 2015 summer completing an international service project in Uganda.

WH grad receives book award from library

The Friends of the While Hall Library presented a $400 check to Drew Holland, a May 2015 White Hall High School graduate, at the White Hall Library on May 20. The Book Award will assist Holland, who is a lover of reading, with the purchase of textbooks. Holland will major in accounting at Arkansas Baptist University in Arkadelphia this fall. The White Hall Friends of the Library annually awards a White Hall high school graduating senior who has registered to attend an institution of higher learning during the fall and spring semesters. (Special to The Commercial)

Physics of Flight

Bob Tarter, better known as the Animal Man, came to Moody Elementary recently and presented a program titled, ‘Physics of Flight.’ He teaches respect of the natural world and introduces students to various animals that fly. (Special to The Commercial)

AARP Arkansas urges awareness of romance scams, launches petition drive

The Internet Crime Complaint Center reported receiving more than 6,400 romance scam complaints with losses totaling $81 million in 2013, the most recent year for which data is available. Moreover, losses from romance scams increased by 61 percent from 2011 to 2013, according to the 2013 IC3 Annual Report. AARP’s Fraud Watch Network called on the online dating industry to institute new safeguards to better protect their users.