Jefferson County Judge hosts Courthouse Rededication Ceremony


The Jefferson County Courthouse has been built in Pine Bluff for over 100 hundred years and since has had very few renovations close to its most recent. On Wednesday, Jefferson County Judge Gerald Robinson and the Quorum court hosted the rededication ceremony for the renovated courthouse amongst elected officials and citizens of the community.

Those featured as guest speakers at the ceremony were Former County Judge Hank Wilkins IV, Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington, Ronnie Reynolds who worked on the construction, Warner Worthen the Jefferson County buildings and grounds Superintendent, and State Representative Vivian Flowers.

Wilkins gave a few words about the improvements made since his term.

Washington also gave a few remarks and highlighted some of the history of the courthouse.

Representative Flowers also reflected on the history of the courthouse and how it has benefited the entire state.

Robinson briefly closed out the ceremony by giving his thanks to everyone involved with the renovations and process of the rededication of the courthouse encouraging the community that change is possible.