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Home for Animals

Cheyanne Zorn, 6, left, Ramona Zorn and Mikayla Zorn, 3, use materials to construct a toad abode or a shelter for little animals on Saturday at the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)

Staying Cool

1788: Sazia Santella, 6, and her mother, Dusti Sorcearelli, enjoy the water Friday at the Saracen Landing Splash Park in Pine Bluff. The park features 78 programmable water jets and includes a wheelchair-accessible changing area and bathrooms. It opened this year. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)

Clarification

An article published Saturday, July 11, about the Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee discussing an unfilled purchasing manager position should have specified that the committee voted do-pass to eliminate the position. The proposal will go to the full council for a final vote.

King, Queen for a Day

Mary Jackson is crowned Queen of Davis Life Care Center during the facility’s pageant Thursday. Stacey Williams, who is Davis Life Care activities director, right, presents Jackson flowers after she was named the winner. Other queen contestants were Roxie Shaw, Nina Collins, Lucy Goatcher and Carolyn Parks. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)