State and federal officials are encouraging Arkansas storm victims to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible.
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Arkansas Convalescent Center, 6301 S. Hazel St., will host its annual Valentine’s Day ball at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is enrolling incoming freshmen in its LIONS (Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students) program.
The board of directors of Jenkins Center and Industries, 2410 Rike Drive, will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the therapy and training room of the center. Details: 534-2035.
House of Bread Deliverance Church, 500 S. Main St., will open its food pantry from 3-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15.
The Dallas County Courthouse at Fordyce will host two upcoming meetings. The quorum court will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, and the agenda includes a contract regarding the solid waste transfer station.
Students from four area high schools recently attended the Southeast Arkansas College Preview Day. Other preview days will be Fridays, Feb. 19 and 26, and March 4 and 11.
Some Arkansas homeowners and small business owners are receiving phone calls threatening to shut off utility services due to an unpaid bill, but these calls are likely from scam artists.
As the calendar counts down to spring, Arkansas farmers are taking advantage of late winter dry weather to get some fieldwork done ahead of planting.
Nala Shepherd has received an acceptance letter to Hendrix College at Conway. A What’s Next Pine Bluff fellow, Shepherd is a Pine Bluff High School senior.