The Easter Bunny made drawings for Easter basket gifts Thursday during a program at Jefferson Comprehensive Care Center System Inc. All baskets were donated by employees and friends of the center and other agencies.
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Monday, April 21 is the last day to register to vote for the May 20 primary election.
Residents who have lost loved ones to gun violence are encouraged to meet at Indiana Street Baptist Church, 1114 S. Indiana St., at 3 p.m. Easter Sunday for the “Restoring the Balance in Justice” program.
The Arkansas Department of Health is advising the public not to eat fish caught in the Flat Bayou*** area during an investigation and clean-up.
On Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Safe Sleep for Babies Workshop and Community Shower will be held in the Adair-Greenhouse Building auditorium at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The Pine Bluff Branch of the NAACP and W. Harold Flowers Law Society will host a candidate forum Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Retired Judge Marion Humphrey will be the moderator.
Crews will repair the southbound outside lane of Interstate 530, just south of Exit 43 (U.S. 63) in Pine Bluff, requiring a lane closure.
Highway improvements will require a lane closure in Desha County starting Monday as crews construct asphalt shoulders on Highway 1 between Back Gate and Watson.
The Hickory Springs Cemetery Association will have a meeting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Hickory Springs Church. The cemetery is located on U.S. 63 in Warren. All who have an interest in the upkeep of the cemetery are urged to attend.
Free clothes will be given away from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Anointed Praise and Worship Ministries Inc., 2901 S. Willow St. The event is open to the public.