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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 21, 2017

Keith Beason

Henderson’s new director of Greek life already making an impact

Keith Beason’s first semester at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia was a struggle. The small-town boy from Texas didn’t feel comfortable socially. It weighed on him so heavily, he contemplated transferring to junior college in Texarkana, Texas. “I am from a close-knit community where you know everyone, and I had three of my best friends with me, but still, it was different,” he said. “I was used to people calling me by my first n... READ MORE

Pearl Trussell: Hot Springs lifer celebrates 100 years with bridge-club party By SAM PIERCE

“Everybody wants to help me,” said Pearl Trussell of Hot Springs. “I am pretty sharp and everything, but they will come up to me and say, ‘Here, let me help you.’ “Do I look like I am 100 years old? … Well, I am 100 years old.”