Following an anti-tobacco training by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, several churches in Jefferson County will adopt tobacco-free campus policies.
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How conducive are some non-native, Asian vegetables to the American palate? University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Department faculty and students sought to answer this question at a recent food-sampling event.
The fifth annual Pine Bluff Christmas Day Community Dinner will be offered free for people in need.
The Risk Management Association Central Arkansas Chapter recently announced its 2015 board of directors and officers, including several with local ties.
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 Dollarway High School Choir performed Dec. 11 at the state Capitol. Choirs from schools across the state sing while visiting the facility during the Christmas holidays.
The 72nd annual Gillett Coon Supper will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Gillett Elementary School gymnasium. The time was incorrect in an article in Tuesday’s edition.
There will be a called Gould City Council meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Gould City Hall. The purpose is to consider a no-smoking ordinance on and near city property.
The Country Western Dance scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 20, in Rison has been cancelled. The next dance will be Saturday night, Jan. 3, at the Hall Morgan Veterans Building.
Evangelistic Outreach Church, 620 L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive, will give away clothes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.