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County GOP to meet

Participants can meet and greet candidates for county and municipal office when the Republican County Committee meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Larry’s Pizza, 7401 Dollarway Road, White Hall.

Veterans Day

The White Hall High School Color Guard presents the colors at Wednesday’s White Hall Veterans Day Celebration. Four serving World War II veterans were given special recognition during the ceremony. (Special to The Commercial/Ethan Tate)

WH American Legion awards prize

Elizabeth Thomas wins a Benelli shotgun during the White Hall American Legion Post 232 raffle held at Hunter’s Refuge Nov. 3. Pictured with her is Post Commander Glen Minor. Thomas is the assistant to the commander of the Pine Bluff Arsenal. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor names presidential award honorees

Several students qualified for the Presidential Academic Excellence Award at G.R. Taylor Elementary. They maintained a 3.5 grade point average or higher and scored above 85 percentile on the I.O.W.A. exam. They are, front row, Isabella Soto, Grey Shaner, Hope Mincy, Emma Rongey; back row, Sydney Norman, Abigail Hornbeck, Samara Pendergrass and Anna Herrin. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors April students

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for April: bottom row, Connor Menard, Ricky Christian, Breyanna Howard, Sebastian Quintero, Katelynn Dutton; middle row, Dante Kurz, Cadence Caldwell, Kylee Branch, Justin Nicholson, Andrew Sidarous; and top row, Piper Smith, Dhara Patel, Da’ Kya Crift, Blaine Hulsey and Braylon Johnson. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors students in May

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for May: bottom row, Madison Spradlin, Keira Strange, Josiah Witcher, Landon James, Kylee Hulsey, Emma Craig; middle row: Charmiyah Weaver, Ma’ Kayla Kimble, Montavion Phillips, Alexis Patterson; and top row, Nandi Huggins, Nicole Patton, Presley Chism, Kamryn McEntire and Michael Ford. (Special to The Commercial)

WH salutatorian receives award

Marinna Tadros visits with Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Ted Harden after she received a plaque June 8 from the Jefferson County Quorum Court. The plaque was presented to her in recognition of being the 2015 salutatorian of White Hall High School. The 2015 co-valedictorians, Chandler Ferrell and Emma Buckner, were unable to attend the reception but will receive a plaque as well. Harden’s JP District 12 includes White Hall. (Special to The Commercial)

WH food safety

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.