The college owed $68,000 on the property and had debts totaling $80,000. The situation had gotten so bad that the bank repossessed the college property.
Week in Clark County History: Sept. 18-24
The Arkansas Crime Information Center ranked Arkadelphia as among the safest cities in Arkansas — falling short only to Bryant and Mountain Home — based on the city’s low crime rate.
Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?
There are 100 questions on the civics section of the U.S. citizenship test. Applicants are asked ten of those questions orally and must answer at least six of them correctly. Stacker compiled a list of the test’s questions and answers; can you answer them all correctly?
Arkadelphian among finalists in national journalism awards
The Arkadelphian is a finalist in its tier for the Public Service Award, which “recognizes general excellence in journalistic impact that successfully connects people with the information and services they need to navigate their lives and help make their communities more inclusive and equitable.”
HISTORY MINUTE: The man behind Arch Ford
One of the key leaders in Arkansas education was Arch Ford, the former state education commissioner.
Lottery to launch new game next week
With a starting jackpot of $250,000, LOTTO will only be played and won in Arkansas.
DAR promotes Constitution Week Sept. 17-23
The Arkadelphia Chapter will mark Constitution Week with a special speaker for its Sept. 13 meeting and will participate in a ceremonial “bell ringing” on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church