This spring’s wicked storms are giving Arkansas ranchers two kinds of headaches: declining hay quality and increased concern for livestock health because of debris and bacteria stirred by floodwater.
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Because of potential flooding at Regional Park, the Delta Rivers Nature Center will be closed Wednesday evening, May 27, until Tuesday, June 2, according to center director Eric Maynard.
The Pine Bluff Board of Realtors will make a presentation to Special Olympics of Arkansas and host a fundraiser for Neighbor to Neighbor at Saracen Landing on Wednesday, June 10.
Simmons First National Corp.’s Board of Directors declared a regular $0.23 per share quarterly cash dividend payable July 1 to shareholders of record June 15.
New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will open its food pantry Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. until all the food is gone.
Clean and Beautiful, Jefferson County Recycling and Shred-It will sponsor a recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Saracen Landing. All recyclable materials will be accepted.
The monthly meeting of the Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., will visit the Pine Bluff Arsenal Friday, May 29, for tours and an informational briefing.
Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.
Leslie Heroman of White Hall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Washington College at Chestertown, Maryland.