LITTLE ROCK — In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Arkansas Forestry Commission announces the opening of a Smokey Bear 70th Birthday Poster Contest for 3rd and 4th graders across Arkansas.
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The Central Park Neighorhood Watch Group won’t meet Tuesday, Aug. 5, however they invite residents to to join them from 6 to 9 p.m. at the National Night Out at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
Sonlite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St., will host a fundraiser beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9.
Bethel New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and the Fill the Gap Coalition will host a free Back 2 School Bash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at God’s Way Fellowship, 1601 Commerce Road.
Fourth Ward Alderman Steven Mays of Pine Bluff has been re-appointed to the Arkansas Municipal League’s Advisory Council for Large First Cities for 2014-2015.
LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert Wednesday to make consumers aware of their rights when dealing with solicitors and to help them avoid being scammed or falling prey to shady business deals.
Ahmaree Williams, a 2014 graduate of Blue Springs South High School in Mansfield, Texas, recently received a University Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative’s Parents as Teachers will hold its monthly group meetings at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be “Healthy Snacks.”
Derrick Newby Sr. was reappointed to the Arkansas State Board of Sanitarians July 17 by Gov. Mike Beebe. He was sworn in July 22 by Jefferson County Judge Dutch King in his office.
MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will offer a new program called “E-Mentoring” to teach students to use the university’s computer resources. It is also directed especially toward students taking online courses.