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2 WH Boys State delegates become officers

John Lytle, left, and Yinghan Chen, center, White Hall High School delegates to Arkansas Boys State, receive a tour of the Capitol by the state Auditor Andrea Lea. Chen, who was elected Boys State auditor, appointed Lytle assistant auditor. The two were among Boys State delegates at the University of Central Arkansas in June. (Special to The Commercial)

Babe Ruth World Series games postponed

The punishing heat of early August has, so far, stayed away from the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series. That was still the case on Wednesday, but weather still wreaked havoc on the national showcase, forcing the postponement of the day’s scheduled games.

White Hall takes late-night contest

Due to extra innings from the previous game, and the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series opening-day ceremony, the start of the game between White Hall and Portland, Maine, was pushed back two hours, and it started after 9 p.m.

U.S.D. 1812 honors White Hall cadet

Left, Arkansas State Society United States Daughters of 1812 (U.S.D.1812) President Sharon Wyatt, and Simon Bradford Chapter President MarJo Dill, right, recently presented Cadet Tylina Smith with a National Society U.S.D. 1812 JROTC medal and certificate. Smith will enter college in Missouri this fall and participate in the ROTC program as well. The presentation was made during the White Hall High School JROTC Awards Luncheon. (Special to The Commercial)

Star City student receives Majors scholarship

Jessie Owen, a graduating senior at Star City High School, will receive the Gerald and Sue Majors Endowed Scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The scholarship was created by Star City natives Gerald and Sue Majors of White Hall. Owen is the daughter of Jess and Ramona Owen. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Star City senior who exhibits a strong academic background and work ethic, and displays outstanding professional potential. Owen will enter the pre-nursing program. (Special to The Commercial)

White Hall police reports

On April 24, Officer Robert Rogers reported that he had received a call on his personal cell phone. Rogers said he did not answer the call. Rogers said he received a second call a few minutes later and answered the call, and the male voice, who did not identify himself to Rogers, said that he “better stop (expletive) with his friend.”