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Meridith Helms and Taylor Pack were united in marriage on Sunday, June 13, at 3 p.m. at The Gardens at Harmony in Jonesboro.

Emma Howard (from left), Kylie Geurin and Tal Smith, members of the Hillcrest senior high archery team, prepare to shoot during the National Archery in the Schools Program regional tournament.

This Valentine’s Day started out at 10 degrees on our thermometer at 7 a.m., and now shortly after noon it has not gotten but a degree or two higher. That is expected to keep going down and snow is predicted before the day is done.

The Times Dispatch will print letters from children to Santa in the Dec. 23 edition. To ensure publication in the pre-Christmas edition, children should send their letters by Friday.

A gift from First National Bank of Lawrence County will benefit the Williams Works initiative at Williams Baptist University. Chief Financial Officer Amy Fitzgerald of First National presented the $7,500 donation to WBU President Dr. Stan Norman on Thursday.

Business students from Williams Baptist University earned five awards at the 2020 State Leadership Conference of Phi Beta Lambda. The annual event was scheduled to be held on April 3 and 4 in North Little Rock, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the competitions were held via the internet.

Williams Baptist University has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2019 fall semester. The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of those with at least a 3.5 GPA.