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Entergy: Be safe, save energy with holiday lighting

In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a citywide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.

Guachoya to open marketplace

Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village will host its annual Christmas Marketplace beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, however the lunch is $8.***


Lunch will cost $8 at the Christmas Marketplace from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village. The price was incorrect in the Nov. 5 edition.

PBHS announces honor roll, ceremonies

Pine Bluff High School has changed the date for the honor roll ceremonies to Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the PBHS Little Theater. The 9th and 10th grade students will be recognized at 9 a.m. and the 11th and 12th grade students will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Parents are encouraged to attend. The date was changed from Friday, Nov. 13, because the district will be closed that day. Details: PBHS Guidance Office, 543-4303.

Scholarship honorees

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students Xavier Westmoreland and Miss UAPB Brianna Allen, center, are recognized as recipients of scholarships from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Nov. 7. Joining during UAPB’s football game were, from left, UAPB Chancellor Laurence Alexander, Rep. Charles Armstrong and Lottery Director Bishop Woosley. (Special to The Commercial)