Jan 1 2001 by admin
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Alan Cranston was known for his convictions. He was a lifelong anti-nuclear activist and a champion of left-wing politics in the U.S. Senate for almost a quarter of a century.
WEST MEMPHIS (AP) – Wedged between the St. Francis and Mississippi Rivers, farmers in Crittenden and St. Francis County plant their crops each year with a fear of flood waters.
MAGNOLIA (AP) – Business leaders and college students in Magnolia are joining forces to create a permanent park for art in historical downtown Texarkana.
Jan 1 2001 by Deb Riechmann
WASHINGTON (AP) – Bill Clinton hasn’t said exactly what he’ll do when he walks out of the White House on Jan. 20 with no nation to lead. He’s too young to retire.
CAVE CITY – Fred Bower, 58, of Cave City died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at a Batesville hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
HARDY – Wanda Jenkins, 72, of Cherokee Village died today, Jan. 1, 2001, at her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy.
CAVE CITY – Martha Ellen Trombly, 71, of Cave City, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at a Batesville hospital.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Mary “Butch” Rangel, 61, of Batesville, formerly of Bay City, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000.
Donval Coleman Gay, 76, of Batesville, formerly of Floral, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at his home.
NEWPORT – Kenneth Odell Carpenter, 76, of Newport died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at Newport.
Velma Eva Pearson, 91, of Houston, formerly of Batesville, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, in a hospital in Houston.
FAYETTEVILLE (AP) – Get ready to make a little more effort when you need to stop sniffling and sneezing.