Dollarway School District opens registration


Registration is now open in the Dollarway School District. In order to receive a registration packet parents/guardians must bring required documents to the central office at 4900 Dollarway Road. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, according to a news release.


Required documents include: student’s legible birth certificate, Social Security card, current immunization record, proof of residency (utility bill, leasing/rental agreement or tax bill/deed), and parent driver’s license.


If parents are registering multiple children, they will need to fill out a separate packet for each child. Details: Dollarway School District, 870-534-7003.


McGehee School Board to meet remotely


The McGehee School Board will meet remotely at 5 p.m. Monday, April 27, according to a news release. The agenda includes the financial statement, handbook additions/revisions, personnel policies, salary schedules, extra duty stipend and elementary playground equipment. Details: 870-222-3670.


EOC board to hold teleconference


A board of directors meeting will be held by teleconference for the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission Inc./Central Delta Community Action Agency, (PBJCEOC/CDCAA.) The teleconference will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30. To join the teleconference, dial 1-501-399-4980 and enter pin 368624.


McDonald’s offers free meals to health care workers, first responders


McDonald’s will offer free Thank You Meals through Tuesday, May 5, for the selfless service of health care workers, police officers, firefighters and paramedics who are committed to the community’s health and safety, according to a news release.


Each Thank You Meal will be available free via drive thru or carry out at participating McDonald’s restaurants nationwide through May 5. The meal will feature a choice of sandwiches, drinks, and a side, along with a note of appreciation.


Phi Kappa Phi honor society inducts 2 locals


Two Southeast Arkansas students were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.


Inductees were Madison Ryburn of Monticello, attending Mississippi State University; and Carly Watkins of DeWitt, attending Arkansas State University.


They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated each year into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, according to a news release.