Jefferson County Republican Women install new officers at recent meeting

The Jefferson County Republican Women recently elected and installed new officers.

Leading the group in 2013 are DiAnn Jones, president; first vice president, Ann Forrester; second vice president, Bivian Hale; corresponding secretary, Margie Fikes; recording secretary, Susan Over; and treasurer, Carolyn Fendley.

The group awarded honors to two local women for their actions in 2012. Mayor Debe Hollingsworth received the Community Service Award, while Evelyn Horton received the Presidential Award of Merit.

Guest speakers thus far this year have included Alderman Wayne Easterly and Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum Executive Director Kristi Alexander.

The next meeting for the group will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The guest speaker will be Jefferson County Judge Dutch King.

Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Forrester at 870-879-6419.