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Protect children from online predators, AG says

When reports of sexual abuse of a child or an individual viewing explicit images of children emerge, Arkansans often wonder how something like this could happen here. Many parents think it could never happen to their child, because they monitor their child’s phone and Internet use. Unfortunately, though, child predators are using advancements in technology and are finding new ways every day to prey on children and teens.

EOC to end Crisis LIHEAP

The Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission will end the crisis portion of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program as of Friday, May 20. EOC will take continue taking applications from 8 a.m. to noon daily through Friday.

Library board meets May 19

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Board of Trustees will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the board room of the main library at the civic complex, 200 E. Eighth Ave. Details: 534-4802.

Dancing With Purpose announces showcase

Dancing With Purpose will host a showcase at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28, in The Pines mall food court area. Performers will include Ja’Won and Julia Bradley and Impact Dance Ministry. Jason Long, pastor of Faith Worship Center, will also speak.