Ridgway Christian Elementary School recently announced its winners in the Jefferson County Spelling Bee held Jan. 12 at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative. Olivia Appleget won the kindergarten spelling bee and Monte Fells won the third-grade spelling bee. (Special to The Commercial)
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Several Pine Bluff city government related meetings are scheduled.
Fordyce Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting and awards banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Fordyce High School cafeteria at Fordyce.
The University of Central Arkansas and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host the Technical Assistance for Mayors Program, Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 16-18, at the UAPB Economic Research Development Center at Pine Bluff.
An area commercial vegetable production clinic is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station at Marianna. Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, the clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Several agencies will be closed Monday, Feb. 15, for Presidents Day:
State and federal officials are encouraging Arkansas storm victims to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible.
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.