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SEARK hosts orientation

Southeast Arkansas College’s new students prepare for the school year by attending one of two annual Fall Semester New Student Orientation sessions. Participants were from SEARK’s service area which includes Jefferson, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Grant, and Lincoln counties. Classes began Monday. At the orientation, students were introduced to officials and received information about the college.

Workshop provides glimpse into global demands, future of livestock

Always of interest to producers are glimpses into what’s ahead. This is what thousands of livestock scientists at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science, the American Dairy Science Association and the Canadian Society of Animal Science discussed recently in Kansas City, a spokesman at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff said.

Rev. Run to kick off school year at UAPB

The school year is set to begin at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with distinguished speakers including Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6p.m. at the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Complex.

Rotary meetings set

The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club will meet at the Pine Bluff Country Club Thursday, Aug. 21, at noon. The speaker will be District Judge Kim Bridgforth. On Aug. 28, Scott Green, general manager of The Pines mall and The File depot, will be the speaker.