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Childcare program opens enrollment

JCCSI ChildCare Aware Parents as Teachers, 1203 W. Pullen St., is currently enrolling 3 and 4 year olds for the 2014-15 program year. The program adds to the early learning experiences of children and helps parents as their children’s first teachers.

Food safety inspections

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Thunderstorm warning, watch issued

There is a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for all of Jefferson County through 8 p.m. and a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY through 5 p.m. Details from the National Weather Service: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk/

Fishing for Fun

Barbara Sheppard, left, and Wilma Riley, right — both of Pine Bluff — enjoy an afternoon of fishing Wednesday at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Pine Bluff. Shortly after the photo was taken, the ladies called it a day as temperatures reached the upper 80s and the relative humidity was more than 50 percent. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)

Food program ends

Eternal Grace Summer Foods Program, 1605 Brentwood, participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program at 32 School St. June 9-21 and 29th Avenue and Cedar Street June 9-July 18.