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Another segment of Arkansas 530 dedicated

Officials with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department joined elected officials from Star City and Lincoln County on Friday afternoon to officially dedicate another section of what will be a four-lane connector between Interstate 530 at Pine Bluff and the planned Interstate 69 near Wilmar.


In an article in Friday’s edition about the appearance of Keshia Knight Pulliam at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, her first name and the name of Spelman College were misspelled.

Healthbytes - Lab tests for healthy seniors

It seems that all of my patients, no matter how old or how ill with other diseases, want to know what their cholesterol values are, and they want to know this often. Today I will suggest a logical frequency for common lab testing.

Fan Drive

Ron Strickland, who works for Car-Mart at Pine Bluff, is shown stacking one of the 59 box fans that Car-Mart customers donated Friday to the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas. The fan drive ended Friday, and Carolyn Ferguson, who is the officer of community service for the Area Agency, said they will be calling people who are elderly or disabled and were placed on a waiting list for fans. Ferguson said Kats and Queens, a club at P.J.’s Nightclub, donated 29 fans and the Civitan Club donated 10 fans to the drive, which began June 8. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)