Beebe names residents to state boards

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 18 appointments to state boards and commissions Thursday including two area residents:

• Calvin Johnson of Pine Bluff to the War Memorial Stadium Commission. His appointment expires Jan. 14, 2016 and he replaces Jim Hill.

• Archie Sanders of Pine Bluff to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Board of Visitors. The appointment expires Jan. 14, 2021. He replaces Torrance Walker.