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LEPC to meet April 24

There will be a meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Committee on Thursday, April 24, at 9 a.m. in the training room at the Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center at the county courthouse.

Delta Easter

Easter baskets for children along with food and clothing will be given away during the annual Easter celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center – Concourse “D.”


Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will host a fish fry from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26. The date was incorrect in the headline in Thursday’s edition of the newspaper.

RSVP volunteers to be honored

The Jefferson County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) members and volunteers will be recognized during the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service Tuesday and the annual RSVP Luncheon and Awards banquet April 11.

Mission 2014 slated Saturday

New Town Missionary Baptist Church, 3600 W. Second Ave., will host the Mission 2014 Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Presenters will be Rev. Edward Sharp and Brandi Sharp of Antioch Baptist Church at Magnolia.

Career day, teacher fair scheduled at UAPB

The Office of Career Services at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host the 2014 Spring Career Day and Teacher Education Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 2*** in the H.O. Clemmons Arena of the Kenneth L. Johnson Sr. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Complex. Organizations representing business, industry, government, graduate and professional schools, and school districts will be in attendance. Current registered participants include: