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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun April 13, 2014

Shannon and Nathan Brand

Perryville couple organize Grace Race for community

Nathan Brand, 36, of Perryville said he started running to lose weight, but he decided to make the miles more meaningful. He and a running buddy founded Grace Race last year in the small Perry County community. “We just wanted to help families that had hardships with medical bills,” Nathan said. The 5K race was named for Maddie Grace Windle, 11, of Aplin, who is being treated for Wilms’ tumor, a kidney cancer. Nathan and Josh Dewees cre... READ MORE

Jim King: Vilonia resident says it’s natural for him to help people LINDA HICKS/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Jim King said he was honored to be chosen Vilonia Citizen of the Year, but he doesn’t think he should be eligible to receive the status.