Graduations, sheriff’s office information among community announcements

Local student receives law degree

Samantha Cook of Wabbaseka graduated with honors, receiving her juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and a joint master of business administration degree. She graduated May 19 and was also the recipient of the Dean’s Distinguished Certificate of Community Service. Cook is the daughter of Greg and Stacey Cook.

Hendrix announces graduation

Two area students were among students to graduate from Hendrix College in Conway May 12.

• Diana Brown of Pine Bluff received a bachelor of arts degree in English.

• LeQuan Dang of White Hall received a bachelor of arts degree in biology.

Couple slates event

The ministry of Brinson M. Stewart, chief apostle, and his wife, Michelle R. Stewart, will hold an event Monday at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel.

TEA Party slates meeting

The guest speaker at the meeting of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party will be Dr. Gus Reynolds, a nutritionist, teacher of psychiatry, a chiropractor and a biochemist. He will discuss “Acquiring Health Through Nutrition.” The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 11 at the Living Word Fellowship at Monticello. The public is invited to attend.

Sheriff’s office enters vehicle contest

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is participating in Hendon Publishing Company’s 2012 International Police Vehicle Design Contest – People’s Choice Award. The contest is part of Hendon’s Police Fleet Manager print publication.

To cast a vote, residents may visit and click on the Vehicle Design People’s Choice Award, select the Sheriff Over 25-West category, click the details tab next to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and cast a vote.

Law enforcement announces new app

Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson recently announced the launch of a free smartphone app for the sheriff’s office. Users will have access to detention center information and lists of non-custodial parents and most-wanted criminals. The sheriff’s office will also be able to send alerts directly to users.

The app is a free download currently available only for Android smart devices, but will be released for other devices soon. Details: Call 541-5351 or visit the website .