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.
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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.
A new hip-hop and praise dance studio called Dancing with Purpose is scheduled to open its doors to the public on Tuesday, June 7. The studio will be located at The Pines mall, 2901 Pines Mall Drive.
The Progressive Women’s Association recently made final plans for the Woman of the Year/Business Associate Banquet. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at the White Hall City Hall.
The 20th Century Club met April 21 in the home of the hostess, Norma Caldwell. The co-hostess was Joann Kelly. President Linda Minyard led in the club collect. She introduced guest Pat Caldwell.
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~
The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff hosted its 13th annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference on April 26.
Caren Garner, an innovative artist from Conway, will present the program at Pine Bluff Art League meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.
Pine Bluff High School graduating senior Kialandrea “Kia” Kilpatrick was recently selected as a 2016 Gates Millennium Scholarship winner.