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Happy birthday to you

Montgomery County, where I grew up, is 170 years old today. Drawn from the western portion of Hot Spring County, the new county was named for Revolutionary War martyr Gen. Richard Montgomery. Situated in the beautiful but rugged Ouachita Mountains of western Arkansas, Montgomery County is known for its scenic views, beautiful rivers and lakes, unique deposits of quartz crystals, and great expanses of forests. However, for the 9,500 people ...

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