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Downtown Network Training set for March 20 in Pine Bluff

Downtown Network Training set for March 20 in Pine Bluff

LITTLE ROCK, AR—Main Street Arkansas will host a training session for Arkansas Downtown Network towns, featuring Randy Wilson of Community Design Solutions, in Pine Bluff on Tuesday, March 20, Main Street Arkansas Director Cary Tyson announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The training will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center at 211 W. Third St. in Pine Bluff. It will feature discussions on principles of good design, design as an agent for community change, mid-century alterations to historic buildings, and a “Walk and Learn” tour around downtown. For more information, call Samantha Evans at 324-9356 or email Samantha@arkansasheritage.org.  

Locals to run a green race

Locals to run a green race

Those who attend the St. Patrick's Day 5K Run/3K Walk at Harding University on Saturday will benefit two local causes for the price of one.

Child Safety Center donates laptop to Sheriff's Office

Child Safety Center donates laptop to Sheriff's Office
Child Safety Center Donates Lap Top to Sheriff's Office Robin Connell, with the White County Child Safety Center, presented Detective Steven Cochran and Detective Mary Broadway, of the White County Sheriff's Office, with a lap top computer that was donated by the Safety Center.  Detectives Cochran and Broadway are assigned to the Crimes against Women and Children Unit that was created in 2007 by Sheriff Ricky Shourd.  Detectives will use the lap top to enhance their work while at scenes.  Detective Cochran and Detective Broadway work all cases involving dome

Local church raises $5K to feed orphans

Local church raises $5K to feed orphans

“Fill bowl — fight hunger” is the motto of Rice Bowls, a non-profit organization that seeks to provide food for orphans worldwide.

BK ballpark work continues

BK ballpark work continues

If it takes a village to raise a child, the city of Bald Knob is proving that it takes a community to prepare a ballpark.

Dinner, concert to benefit local boy

Dinner, concert to benefit local boy

A Bald Knob family has raised $4,000 of the $4,500 they need to provide one month’s worth of medication for a 6-year-old boy.