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Leona Sandoval and Rogelio Sandoval of Pine Bluff gave birth to a baby girl, Kassandra Sandoval, on Feb. 5. She weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces. Her grandparents are Vanessa and Lloyd Truhett of Pine Bluff; and Rogelio Sandoval of North Little Rock.

United Way thanks school officials

Nick Makris, campaign chairman of the United Way for Southeast Arkansas, met with several Pine Bluff School District officials recently to commend them on their work in the fall 2015 United Way fundraising campaign.

Strouds celebrate 50th anniversary

John and Martha Stroud will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary at a reception hosted by their children at Greenlee Baptist Church on Sunday, January 17th from 2PM to 4PM. They were married on January 15, 1966, in Texarkana, Texas. They are the parents of 3 sons and have 6 grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to join us as we celebrate this special occasion. No Gifts Please.

Millers celebrate 55 years on Christmas Day

Joe and Juanita Miller, pastors of Share-A-Prayer and Word Church in Pine Bluff celebrated 55 years of blissful marriage on Christmas Day. The couple made their first acquaintance in the classroom at Tucker Elementary School. What started as a fourth-grade, blackboard competition — boys on one side, girls the other — led to over five decades of working together on the same team.