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Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Meincke of Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance. The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Thursday at the country club. The speaker will be announced.

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.

Correction

A headline on Page 1 of Thursday’s edition should have read: “Company plans $130 million wood pellets plant in Jefferson Industrial Park” . Also, the three articles were continued on Page 2.