Melinda Elliott with the Metropolitan Emergency Communications Association visits with Pine Bluff Fire Chief Shauwn Howell during a reception in Howell's honor at the Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson County on Tuesday. Howell recently became chief of the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department.

Melinda Elliott with the Metropolitan Emergency Communications Association visits with Pine Bluff Fire Chief Shauwn Howell during a reception in Howell’s honor at the Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson County on Tuesday. Howell recently became chief of the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department.