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Kiwanis to meet May 4

The Pine Bluff Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The speaker will be Delos McCauley of the Three Rivers Audubon Society.

Dollar store opens at Rison

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of a new location at 9070 U.S. 63 at Rison at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 16. The event will include with free prizes and other specials, according to a press release.

PBHS United Way supporters

Pine Bluff High School raised $14,148 with the school district totaling $25,270 during the fall 2015 campaign drive for the United Way of Southeast Arkansas. PBHS had a record number of 25 pillars who donated $500 or more. Participants include, front row, from left, Col. J. Underwood, Andrea Johnson, Robin Stepps, Claudette White, Annette Hatchett and Michael Nellums; back row, from left, Tim Scott, Joe Jannick, Elfreda Boyd, Agnolia Gay, Alisa Smith, Carl Whimper, Shurion Fields, Monica Bones, Glinda Foots, Stephanie Carlton, Marcus Fields, Dexter Lee, Reginald Wilson, and not pictured, Vergil Cato, Charline Wright, Lazenie Collins, Pearly Stepps, Louise Sullivan and Cary Clayton. (Special to The Commercial)