Easter Seals Arkansas recently announced a grant of $25,200 to aid school districts in 32 counties, including several in Southeast Arkansas.
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The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second.
Joshua William Brown has been named to the Dean’s List for spring 2015 at Evangel University at Springfield, Missouri.
Backpacks, school supplies, new shoes, uniforms or the latest outfits. Back-to-school shopping can take a huge bite out of your monthly budget.
Kedrick Smith of Pine Bluff received a Master of Science degree in justice administration and crime management recently.
Nilima Renukdas has been appointed lab manager for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Fish Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at Lonoke.
Parents as Teachers will meet at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be “If not you, then who?”
The Jefferson County Farm Service Agency Ag-Credit has announced the availability of funding for underserved people to buy or operate family-sized farms.
The Cleveland County Quorum Court will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the courthouse at Rison. Details: 870-325-6214.
The Watson Chapel School District invites the community to its next school board meeting to meet new Superintendent Connie Hathorn and tour the newest school.