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Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold

LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily stayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, a decision that Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge called good news and the Sierra Club called disappointing.

Unity plans fundraiser Feb. 13

Unity Christian Fellowship Church, 2712 Bay St., will host a barbecue fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Dinners cost $10 and will include chicken, potato salad, barbecue beans, cake and bread.

Supper’s ready

From left, Jack Davis and Jay Cromwell grill sausage patties as their part of sharing the labors during the 99th annual Men’s Club Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at Trinity Episcopal Church on Tuesday. The pancake recipe, Mamma Malley’s Butter Milk Pancakes, is not a secret. Club members published a home-use version several years ago. (Special to The Commercial/Joe Dempsey)

Moody honors January Students of the Month

Moody Elementary School in White Hall School District named its Students of the Month for January. They are, first row, Ja’Shel Shaw, Addie Cole, Sally Cash, Isaac Gabriel, Addison Woolley, Zahria Dean; second row, from left, Madison Phillips, Tyrese Townsend, Grace Morara, Bryce Terry, Brooklyn Powell, Caleb Shadle; third row, from left, Malaysia Phongsyry, Taylor Nelson, Abigail Deaton, and Ruby Prater. (Special to The Commercial)

Great American Cleanup begins March 1

Arkansans statewide are encouraged to spruce up their communities by volunteering in the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas. The spring cleanup campaign, coordinated and promoted by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission, will be held Tuesday, March 1, through Tuesday, May 31.