Santa has made special arrangements to visit boys and girls in the Highway 15 South Fire Department area during the early evenings of Dec. 13 and 14.
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The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Alumni Chapter Association meeting/Christmas fellowship will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Black and Gold Room adjacent to the cafeteria on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff campus.
The Strachota Senior Center, 801 E. Eighth Ave., will receive a check for $5,263.16 from the state of Arkansas 2013 General Improvement fund.
The Belmont Broadmoor Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1302 Washington St. All residents are invited to attend. For further information, contact John Smithey at 870-536-2925.
The Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at the Pine Bluff Country Club.
Motorists never know what the weather is going bring, especially during a winter in Arkansas. That’s why the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office encourages motorists to always carry tire chains in their vehicle during the winter.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding a public meeting at 7 p.m Tuesday at the C & L Electric Co-op Corp. meeting room in Star City.
Arkansas Forestry Commission crews were put on alert Thursday for the possibility of chainsaw and dozer response needs, should counties request assistance. Since winter weather accumulation began, three crews have responded as follows:
Faced with less than a one-day supply of blood, the Arkansas Blood Institute has declared a blood emergency for the region.
The Church Outreach Committee at the city of Pine Bluff will hold a “Violence No More, No Longer” press conference with victims of violence Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at South Side Baptist Church, 23rd Avenue and Poplar Street.