The senior class at Dollarway High School recently visited the Arkansas State Capitol and met with Gov. Mike Beebe. The purpose of the visit was to bring awareness to seniors about how government functions and the importance of voting.
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LITTLE ROCK — With cooler temperatures and colorful forests beckoning, many people are taking to Arkansas’ woodlands to hunt, fish or go camping. The one thing they should take with them is this message — don’t bring firewood.
The Arkansas Civil Rights Hertiage Trail will honor 10 Arkansas Healthcare Pioneers, including two from Pine Bluff.
Seventeen students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during the fall semester induction ceremony at Southeast Arkansas College recently. The speaker was Nancy Ryburn, psychology instructor at SEARK. Membership is open to SEARK students who have completed at least 12 semester credit hours and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in a two-year degree program.
Lewis Hinkle of Pine Bluff was a winning exhibitor in the open poultry show at the Arkansas State Fair at Little Rock recently.
The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will host a fundraiser and monthly meeting this week.
Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 5-11.
Stewart Memorial CME Church, 911 S. Maple St., will sponsor its annual community cookout and clothes giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.
The Foundation for the Mid South and Little Rock and Memphis branches of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will sponsor a financial literacy training Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Henderson-Young Hall business building.
Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Apple St., will sponsor its annual chili event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Chester Hynes Community Center, 2101 W. 11th Ave. The cost is $8.