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SEARK announces commencement, graduates

Southeast Arkansas College 2016 spring commencement will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 13, in the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The speaker will be Ann Williams, director of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce and executive director of Leadership Pine Bluff.

Arsenal cancels run/walk

Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Recreation Services and Army Community Service office canceled the annual Child Abuse Awareness 5K run and two-mile walk/stroll, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 30.

Altheimer cleanup

Participants gather for the Altheimer community cleanup April 16. The event included Altheimer elected officials, Greater Battle Chapel Baptist Church, Altheimer United Methodist Church, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ and other residents. Keep Arkansas Beautiful donated items to assist with the cleanup and the Jefferson County Road Department provided the Dumpster. (Special to The Commercial)