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Workshop provides glimpse into global demands, future of livestock

Always of interest to producers are glimpses into what’s ahead. This is what thousands of livestock scientists at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science, the American Dairy Science Association and the Canadian Society of Animal Science discussed recently in Kansas City, a spokesman at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff said.

Rev. Run to kick off school year at UAPB

The school year is set to begin at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with distinguished speakers including Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6p.m. at the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Complex.

Rotary meetings set

The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club will meet at the Pine Bluff Country Club Thursday, Aug. 21, at noon. The speaker will be District Judge Kim Bridgforth. On Aug. 28, Scott Green, general manager of The Pines mall and The File depot, will be the speaker.

Childcare program opens enrollment

JCCSI ChildCare Aware Parents as Teachers, 1203 W. Pullen St., is currently enrolling 3 and 4 year olds for the 2014-15 program year. The program adds to the early learning experiences of children and helps parents as their children’s first teachers.