11 hospitalized after church bus, vehicle crash in Arkansas

CORNING, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a church bus collided Saturday with another vehicle on a northeastern Arkansas highway, sending at least 11 people to the hospital. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said he believes there were 11 people aboard the Tennessee church bus, and that they were all taken to hospitals.
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Black mayors urge 'new Reconstruction'

Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. and four other Black mayors from Southern cities in an opinion piece published Wednesday called for "a new Reconstruction" in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Scott co-wrote The Washington Post op-ed along with mayors Steven Reed of Montgomery, Ala., Randall Woodfin of Birmingham,...
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11 injured in Arkansas church van crash

Eleven people were injured Saturday when a church van and another vehicle collided on an Arkansas highway, authorities said. Two of the injured were children who were airlifted to hospitals in critical condition, said Dave Parker, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The other victims were stabilized at...
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MLK Commission getting ready for Juneteenth event in Dumas

There are a lot of celebrations that will be going on across Arkansas on Saturday. The Martin Luther King Commission in Little Rock will be among the thousands that are expected to observe the holiday. Tawanna Gordon, cousin of Breonna Taylor, said for her, Juneteenth means freedom for Black Americans.
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Elizabeth Adele Shea - David Elder Snowden III

Elizabeth Adele Shea and David Elder Snowden III were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the home of the groom's parents. The Rev. Michael McCain of Saint Mark's Episcopal Church officiated. Parents of the bride are Robin and Bill Shea of Dumas. She is the granddaughter...
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Pamela and William Brookshire of North Little Rock will celebrate their 50th anniversary today. The couple were married June 20, 1971. She is the former Pamela Martindill. He is a retired insurance executive. Sandra and Warren Bankson of Little Rock will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married...
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1900s doctor gets Dunbar accolade

As those in the Dunbar neighborhood work to build a thriving community, they looked to their past for inspiration last week during an event celebrating the life of one of the state's first Black doctors. More than 60 people gathered Thursday on the lawn of Dr. John Thornton's former West...
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Dapper in denim

Guests once again donned blue, denim and otherwise, for the Blue Tie Blue Jean Ball, the signature fundraiser of the Arkansas Autism Foundation. The ball was held June 5 at the Holiday Inn Presidential in Little Rock. Lauren Ramsey and Shawntell Pokorny served as co-chairwomen. As with many fundraisers currently...