August 5, 2009 Edition

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Dr. Wendy Richter (left), director of the Arkansas History Commission, and Vesta Smith, tour guide at Powhatan Historic State Park, look at plans for the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives facility, which should open by the fall of 2010. The building will be located next to the historic Powhatan Academy and behind the Powhatan Post Office.
TD Photo ~ Frank M. Witowski Jr.

Plans for
new archives
facility presented

It's all about finding better ways to preserve the past and make historical research easier.

Many Northeast Arkansans attended a workshop at the Powhatan Courthouse Saturday to hear about plans for a new archives facility and learn how history is preserved by the Arkansas History Commission, which was established by the State Legislature in 1905.

WR shelter exceeding expectations

Judy Turnbull, president of The Children's Shelter Board of Directors, recently reported on the status of the shelter and its fulfillment of its purpose.

LHS Board hears
financial report

Vanessa Wagner, chief financial officer for Lawrence Health Services, informed members of the Board of Governors of Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Lawrence Hall Nursing that while the hospital posted a loss for the year, LHS overall had a net income of $249,660 for the year.

Dorothy and Mary Willmuth
are 'Two for the price of one'

"Buy one, get one free." We see that ad frequently run by grocery stores and sometimes we take advantage of it.

Mission trip is extraordinary experience

I have always had a heart for missions and last summer I felt God speak to me and tell me to go to the Philippines. continued...

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