Applications for the 2018 Junior Leadership Pine Bluff class are available at the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The Junior Leadership Pine Bluff program gives high school sophomores an overview of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County, focusing on local government, education, economic development, quality of life and social skills.

The first session will be Jan. 18 at the Alliance/Chamber. The program was initiated by the Leadership Pine Bluff Alumni Association.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 15. Details: The Chamber, 870-535-0110, or