A press conference will be held to announce a strategy and incentive initiative to reduce violence on school campuses. The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.


Students in Pine Bluff area school districts will lead a 25-day boycott against violence in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Original ICVR KingFest Week. Seventh and eighth graders will boycott fighting, weapons and bullying Jan. 9 through Feb. 10.


The district with the least amount of negative behaviors will be rewarded and receive special recognition. Details 870-413-6345.