Steele Chair funded at U of A

Andrew and Courtney Peters are the parents of a girl, Charlie Joanna. The 8-pound, 11-ouncer arrived at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at The Women’s Center at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Grandparents at Homer and Debbie Peters and the late Wayne and Tammy Bolin. Great-grandparents are Wind…

Blood drives scheduled

Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas will host Date Night with a Purpose on Oct. 22. The event will feature a choice of gourmet meals for two provided by 501 Steakhouse and Southern Confections delivered to the participant’s home.

JONESBORO — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Jonesboro residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 3.

Destiny Lee Quinn of Jonesboro became the wife of Rudolph Johannes Pienaar of Potchefstroom, South Africa, in a ceremony performed at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro.

Flags on display today

Pocahontas teacher receives honor

JONESBORO — The Red Cross The American Red Cross is urging people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need.

ELAINE — The Elaine Legacy Center will remember the 101st anniversary of the Elaine Massacre, 1919-20, by hosting a series of ZOOM events, featuring a variety of speakers, beginning at 5 p.m. today with Larry L. Welborn, professor of new testament and early Christianity at Fordham University…

JONESBORO — NEA Baptist will host its 5th annual “First Responders Appreciation Breakfast” from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday. The complimentary breakfast will be served “to-go” style on the NEA Baptist medical campus located at 4800 E. Johnson Ave., from a green tent on the main clinic parking lot.

Flag displays offered

Elaysha Skaggs and Coty Hendrix will exchange wedding vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Harper House at Walker Farms in Newport. She is the daughter of Max and Jo-Lynne Skaggs of Bay. He is the son of Clifford Hendrix and Ginger King, both of Newport. Invitations have been issued.

“Radius I” will open at the Arkansas State University Bradbury Art Museum in the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro with a public reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The exhibit will continue through Nov. 4 and highlights works by 38 artists who live or work within 180 miles i…

It’s a girl for Dustin and Emily DuBar. The 8-pound, 14-ouncer arrived at 9:58 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at The Women’s Center at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital and the couple’s daughter has been named Kadence Michele.

LITTLE ROCK — Robert Vernon “Bob” Smith, 84, of Little Rock, departed this life Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Born March 12, 1936, in Gainesville, Ga., Bob grew up in Dahlonega, Ga., where he graduated from both high school and from North Georgia College.

POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College recently announced the recipients of several scholarships.

JONESBORO — Jonesboro First Church of the Nazarene, 406 Creath Ave., will host a concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday featuring the Hallelujah Harmony Quartet from Cabot which has performed in churches throughout the state.

JONESBORO — The Craighead County Health Unit, 611 E. Washington Ave., Suite B, will host a drive-through COVID-19 testing event from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday.

BRTC’s Project REACH to reopen

POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College recently announced the students who were named to the deans’ list for spring 2020. To be eligible for the list, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 college credit hours excluding developmental courses, not be on any type of probation, and must…

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 450 students to its Spring 2020 president’s list and more than 400 to its dean’s list.