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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 28, 2014
PHOTO BY: Courtesy of Ouachita Baptist University

Spencer Knight, No. 25 in purple, blocks for a teammate while the Ouachita Baptist Tigers work on offense in a game against the University of Arkansas at Monticello Boll Weevils. Knight rarely carries the ball from his fullback position, but he has carried his good will into the Arkadelphia community and beyond, even donating bone marrow to someone he does not know — a 3-year-old Canadian boy.

Tiger fullback receives honor for good works performed off the field

ARKADELPHIA — It remains to be seen if the Ouachita Tigers of the Great American Conference will be involved in postseason football, but one of their players, senior fullback Spencer Knight, is going to the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Knight was named one of 22 college football players on the 2014 American Football Coaches Association Allstate Good Works Team. The award honors the players as student-athletes who have made a positive impact on ... READ MORE

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BENTON — Benton Mayor David Mattingly said he has found a way to cut taxes paid by city residents, but before taking the proposal to the Benton City Council, he is waiting for a ruling from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to see if the idea is allowed by state tax laws.

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BRYANT — The Saline County Regional Airport opened in 2007 and is considered a valuable asset to the community.