NEW YORK — Cherie Butler, a 21-year National Park Service veteran, has been selected as the next deputy superintendent for park operations at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, according to Superintendent John Piltzecker.
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The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a Family Bistro Conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the UAM Fine Arts Center.
The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District Board of Directors meeting, which was to be held March 13 at the Monticello Country Club, has been rescheduled for noon Thursday, March 20, at the SEAEDD office, 721 Walnut St. in Pine Bluff.
The Pine Bluff School District’s Title I Parent and Family Resource Center announces the February winners of the K-9 districtwide literacy initiative.
Peyton Aulds, a sophomore at Ridgway Christian School, received the UAPB Chancellor Best of Fair Award, receiving a four-year scholarship.
Several Pine Bluff and White Hall students were among the graduates at the University of Central Arkansas commencement ceremony in December 2013.
The Word Live Church of God in Christ on U.S. 167 in Fordyce is holding a benefit program at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, for the Owens family, who lost their home and belongings in a fire on Feb. 28.
The Watson Chamber of Commerce will hold its 54th annual Watson Chapel fish fry from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Watson Chapel High School gym. Proceeds from the event will go toward awarding scholarships to young people in Southeast Arkansas.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is sponsoring a public meeting regarding the National Water Quality Initiative project in portions of Jefferson and Lincoln counties at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the C&L Electric Company in Star City.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has pledged to join the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade.