Forrest Park/Greenville Pre-K School in the Pine Bluff School District announces its students of the month for September. Front row from left, Brooklyn Brown, Jadon Jasper, Donovan Holmes, KaMari Green, Carrington Carroll, Leiya Aikins and Deshawn Durden; back row from left, Tylayjah Hampton, Kaylei Willingham, Faith Smith, Chloe Small, La’Mia Buckner, Katlynne Johnson and Kayden Cheatom. (Special to The Commercial)
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LITTLE ROCK — State education officials on Thursday released some results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers standardized tests, which were administered to Arkansas students this year for the first and likely the last time.
The Jefferson County Conservation District reminds farmers that registration began Oct. 1 for wells and relifts used in 2015 to divert water.
Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1801 S. Indiana St., will open its food pantry at 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. To receive food, all participants must provide photo identification and most recent utility bill as proof of residency.
The deadline to pay local and state real and personal property taxes in Arkansas is Thursday, Oct. 15. In Jefferson County, residents may pay their taxes by the following methods:
New Community Baptist Church, 321 N. Birch St., will open its food pantry from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 9. Participants should bring ID and bags for carrying the food.
The Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff will at noon Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The program will be presented by George Mitchell, president of the Jefferson County Genealogical Society.
Members of the Clean Team trim vegetation Thursday next to Martha Mitchell Expressway. People who belong to the Clean Team are performing community service in lieu of paying fines. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
The Title I Parent & Family Resource Center is sponsoring the anti-bullying awareness initiative in the Pine Bluff School District during October, the National Bullying Prevention Month.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a Polk County woman’s conviction and prison sentence for introducing methamphetamine into the body of her unborn child.