Beebe names 24 to state boards, commissions


Gov. Mike Beebe announced 24 appointments to state boards and commissions Thursday. Those appointed from Southeast Arkansas include:

• Mary Coleman, Strong, to the Ouachita River Commission. Appointment expires Sept. 1, 2020. Replaces Scott Ellen.

• William “Fred” Denton, McGehee, to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors. Appointment expires July 31, 2016. Replaces Jeff Owyoung.

• Donna Morton, White Hall, reappointed to the Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board. Appointment expires Oct. 15, 2016.

• Linda Rowe, Lake Village, to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors. Appointment expires July 31, 2016. Replaces Beverly Rowe.