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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.

Correction

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.

Five Things to Do This Weekend

1. Go check out the Babe Ruth Baseball World Series. Tickets are available for the tournament to be held at Taylor Field and the Eddie Bryan Field at Seabrook Youth Center Saturday, Aug 15-22. Ticket prices are: Tournament Passes: Adult (12 and older) — $45; Children (12 and under) — $20; Same Day Tickets: Adult (12 and older) — $8; Children (12 and under) — $5; Six box seats together in a reserved box for the whole tournament — $300; and Banquet tickets — $20 (The banquet will be held at White Hall Community Center at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14.) For schedules, volunteer opportunities or tickets, call 536-7072, 535-6906 or 870-247-2399.

What a run

Pine Bluff Western finished third in the Little League Southwest Regional this week in Waco, Texas. The team bowed out with an 11-9 semifinal loss to North Boulder (Colorado) on Wednesday night but went 3-2 overall in the tournament. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Dalton Riggins, Andrew Crossett, Jaxson Anderson, Markevian Hence, Brady Claypool, and Shauwn Howell Jr.; second row, Brian Dobson, Curtis Standoak Jr., Charlie King, Daniel Koonce, Josh Bridges, Randy Little Jr. and Brylane Wells; and third row, coach Andy Crossett, manager Randy Little and coach Marvin Hence. (Special to The Commercial)