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Texarkana Mayor Allen Brown Declares May as Preservation Month
Texarkana Mayor Allen L. Brown has declared May as Preservation Month. “At the Department of Arkansas Heritage, we focus on preservation year-round,” said Stacy Hurst, state historic preservation officer and director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. “But during the month of May, we highlight …
A Boy from a Place Called Hope
When we first started our Small Town Tour, we reached out to residents in the community and asked them if there were any residents who deserved special recognition. Although we received many different responses, almost everyone mentioned a child born on August 19, 1946, a boy “from a place cal…