LITTLE ROCK – Twenty-five counties in southern and southwest Arkansas could be subject to quarantine on the movement of firewood, ash nursery stock and ash logs in an effort to halt the spread of the emerald ash borer, state officials said Tuesday.
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House of Levi recently awarded its 2014 scholarship to Richaundra Randle, a 2014 honor graduate of Pine Bluff High School. Randle will attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Army Spc. Taurean Morrow has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The ICVR Coffee with the Chiefs will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. The date was changed because of the Labor Day weekend.
The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the agency.
Cleveland County Quorum Court will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, due to the Labor Day holiday being Monday. The meeting will be held at the county courthouse.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about scam phone calls made to residents Monday claiming that they owed fines for missing jury duty or for warrants.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
James Lee Witt, Democratic candidate for 4th District Congressman, will discuss law enforcement and public safety in an event in Pine Bluff from 4:30–6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.