The Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative’s Parents as Teachers will hold its monthly group meetings at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be “Healthy Snacks.”
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Derrick Newby Sr. was reappointed to the Arkansas State Board of Sanitarians July 17 by Gov. Mike Beebe. He was sworn in July 22 by Jefferson County Judge Dutch King in his office.
MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will offer a new program called “E-Mentoring” to teach students to use the university’s computer resources. It is also directed especially toward students taking online courses.
A Country Western dance will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Hall Morgan Veterans Building at Rison. The cost is $5.
The Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame selection board is seeking nominees of deserving veterans until Aug. 31. The board will be selecting this year’s inductees in September.
The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The guest speaker will be Circuit Judge Jodi Dennis.
Gov. Mike Beebe will join area and company leaders for a job creation announcement at Monticello Wednesday, July 30.
White Hall United Methodist Church, 300 Church St., at White Hall, will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1.
Jefferson County Farm Service Ag-Credit announces the availability of funds for Socially Disadvantaged people who want to buy or operate a farm.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently reminded farmers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026).