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Food processing business topic at workshops

How to start a food processing business will be explained during workshops at Pine Bluff and two other cities in October. The sessions are being presented by the Arkansas Food Innovation Center, which assists entrepreneurs with processing value-added food products.

ABATE District 20 plans meeting

Pine Bluff/Sheridan ABATE District 20 will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Delta Rivers Nature Center at Regional Park. The agenda will include the Hot Springs rally, Sept. 10-12. All members and interested riders are invited to attend.

Watson Chapel sets free lunch policy

The Watson Chapel School District recently announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children under the National School Lunch Program, Afterschool Snack Program and/or School Breakfast Program for the 2015-16 school year. The price is $1 for a paid student breakfast and $1.50 for lunch.