The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved a motion Tuesday to close Oak Park Elementary School and Southeast Middle School at the end of the current academic year because of declining enrollment and a subsequent drop in funding.
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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill to make it easier to form new school districts by detaching territory from existing school districts.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Office of Recruitment will host its annual Lion Fever Day from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Winners were recently announced in the first STEM VEX Robotics Competition at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Winning teams will compete for state awards Thursday, March 5, at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
Relay for Life of Dallas County will sponsor a Celebrity Waiter Event and Auction at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Fordyce Civic Center in Fordyce.
The Jefferson County College and Career Expo will be held 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
The Officer Johnny Fallis Memorial Service has been canceled for noon Wednesday, March 4, because of the forecast of inclement weather.
The Jefferson County Democratic Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Plaza Hotel, 2 Convention Center Drive, Pine Bluff.
The Church On The Rock, 5500 Dollarway Road, will host a free lunch, open to anyone, beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7. Meals will be served until all the food is gone.
The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 S. Idaho St., will host a private applicator training session starting with registration at 6 p.m. Monday, March 9.