Teki Winston has been appointed Extension specialist/director of 4-H/youth programs and recruitment for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences.
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On a freezing February morning just after the end of duck season, Douglas Osborne and a handful of students are standing in the icy water of a duck hole, catching mallards and attaching uniquely numbered leg bands.
As rice harvest draws to a close in Arkansas, many growers will be burning some or all of their rice fields to clear residue and prepare for next year. As producers plan their controlled burns, utility companies are hoping they’ll take into account nearby power lines, transformers and other equipment in order to avoid damaging important infrastructure.
The William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently named students who earned the highest grades in a course.
Applications for the Arkansas Geographical Critical Needs Minority Teacher Scholarship Program are available for the spring 2016 semester at all two-year and four-year colleges and universities. The deadline is Jan. 8, 2016.
The fourth annual Carnell Russ Day Community Unity Festival was celebrated Sept. 25-26 at Star City.
Editor’s Note: “The Economic Development Side” originally appears in the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s weekly member e-newsletter. It is written by Rhonda Dishner, the Economic Development Alliance’s executive assistant.
U-Haul of Arkansas, 4030 W. 25th Ave., will host its grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m.
The Leadership Pine Bluff Board of Directors will hold a meet and greet to introduce the 2016 Leadership Pine Bluff class.
Dollarway School Board will have its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the administrative building.