The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander will receive a proclamation by Mayor Debe Hollingsworth Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Full Counsel Christian Fellowship, 517 S. Cherry St.
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The Pine Bluff Car Show and Sound Off, Homecoming Edition, will be held at Saracen Landing Friday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as interim director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology.
A Hallelujah party will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the resource center/gym across the street from SONLite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St.
The public is invited to attend the Trunk of Treats on the parking lot of Grace Temple Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.
Pine Bluff Police Department will sponsor a fall festival with fun activities for the entire family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free.
Arkansas farmers and landowners have until Nov. 21 to sign up for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2015 year, said Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
LITTLE ROCK – The EAST Initiative will award more than $4,000 in advanced technical training to two EAST Core schools for educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) projects — including one in Star City.
FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture fruit breeding program will expand its participation in the second phase of a USDA-funded research project to apply genetic marker technology to specialty crop breeding programs around the country.
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas crop producers will have more than a dozen opportunities to get up to speed on the 2014 Farm Bill and its anticipated effects on their operation in more than one dozen free workshops through November in Arkansas.