Carole R. Engle, director of the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has received the United States Aquaculture Society Distinguished Service Award.
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LITTLE ROCK – Tom Nisbett of Pine Bluff and Sammye Owens of Dumas were recently elected to the board of directors of the Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance, the state’s association for nonprofits.
Ron MacCloskey performs as Groucho Marx in the opening show at the newly renovated Community Theatre on Friday night in downtown Pine Bluff. The show is the first in a series of performances that will take place in the restored theater. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
Carla Martin, dean of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Business and Management, speaks to a group of high school students from Lake Village during Lion Fever Day on Friday at UAPB. The annual event allows prospective students to see the UAPB campus and what it has to offer. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
The chairman of the Jefferson County Election Commission refused a request Friday night to forward to the prosecutor a complaint that Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson violated state law when she allegedly amended and backdated her Political Practices Pledge.
AgHeritage Farm Credit Services recently recognized Amy Postel of the Star City branch for 15 years of service.
A proposed ordinance that will set up a fund to pay Jefferson County employees to work off-duty at the new county recycling center and restructure some existing staff is expected to be approved by the Quorum Court on Monday, despite the objections of one of at least one member of the county’s legislative body.
Simmons First National Corp. filed notice with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would consolidate its seven subsidiary banks into a single banking organization. The consolidation of charters will occur in two phases, the bank said.