Author Jason Irby and the Wabbaseka Memorial Committee will showcase and exhibit documents, panels and other artifacts pertaining to the Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial founded by Irby in 2013 to commerate the 100th anniversary of Arkansas’ flag.
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Jefferson County Growing Healthy Communities is a project of the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention.
Bryan Bonds, center, president of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, was honored for the county’s work over the past year at the 80th Arkansas Farm Bureau annual convention Dec. 4 in Hot Springs. Presenting the award were Randy Veach, left, and Rich Hillman, president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau. Each county Farm Bureau is measured in 10 program areas and awarded Gold Stars for exemplary effort in each one. Jefferson County earned six Gold Stars. (Special to The Commercial)
The Pine Bluff Branch NAACP will hold its annual Emancipation Proclamation Program at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, at Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 W. Fluker Ave.
Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program utility assistance Monday, Jan. 5.
Watson Chapel High School seniors Quenton Moore and Tanesha Taylor delivered more than 30 coats to local agencies Tuesday, Dec. 16, as part of the high school’s EAST Initiative annual coat drive.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network is accepting entries for “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten- through 12th-grade students.
The White Hall Middle School Sixth Grade Quiz Bowl Team won first place at the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament on Dec. 11 at the Arkansas River Educartion Service Cooperative. Team members are Lilly Chennault, Yasmean Dehaghani, Owen Haynes, Caleb Kalkbrenner, Laney Lunsford, Ty McDaniel and Clair Mwai. Nita Wimberly, WHMS teacher, serves as the coach for the team. (Special to The Commercial)
A Website in a Day seminar will be presented from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce at Sheridan.
Keith Conner, a veteran Pine Bluff area banker, has been named vice president and loan officer at Delta Heritage Bank in White Hall.