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Celebrating Graduates

Members of the White Hall High School class of 2016 receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies Tuesday evening in the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena. A throng of families, friends, teachers and school district administrators gave enthusiastic support and congratulations to the graduating seniors. (Special to The Commercial/Joe Dempsey)

White Hall Museum to host Memorial Day program

The White Hall Museum will host a Memorial Day program at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the museum’s Veteran’s Monument. Former Jefferson County sheriff Boe Fontaine will be the keynote speaker and Darryl Shumaker will call the names of those killed in action or missing in action.

Wildlife exhibition at Moody

Bob Tarter with the National History Educational Co. of the Midsouth presents a program to Moody Elementary School students involving live exhibits. Tarter explained how animals are an important part of the world. (Special to The Commercial)

WH Noon Lions to meet

The White Hall Noon Lions Club will meet at noon Thursday, Oct. 1, at Larry’s Pizza at White Hall. The guest speaker will be Steven Rice with the White Hall Food Pantry.

WH resident wins district queen pageant

Betty Phillips, Miss White Hall Health and Rehab, won the District 6 Queen Pageant on Sept. 15 at Crossett. She competed against 11 other women from nursing homes within the district. She will also participate in the state competition Nov. 18 at Little Rock. Phillips won the pageant at the White Hall center Aug. 21. ‘White Hall Health and Rehab is overwhelmed with joy and excitement for Mrs. Betty Phillips,’ a spokesman said. (Special to The Commercial)