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Tri-Lakes Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun March 9, 2014
BENTON — The residents of Benton and Saline County lost a link to history Tuesday with the death of Florriedeen Wakenight Lyle at age 100. Lyle, who publicly celebrated her 100th birthday in August, died Tuesday. For 22 years, she taught typing at Benton High School, influencing two generations of students. Lyle also symbolized one American holiday to local residents, becoming a traditional part of Veterans Day by ringing a bell given t... READ MORE
Their tools are barometers, balloons saddled with high-tech gadgetry and Doppler radars.
Students from the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts learned about the Underground Railroad, an informal and secret network of people who helped runaway slaves escape to freedom before the Civil War, during a lecture by a historian who has tried to recreate the experience of slavery and escape for himself and others.
Tri-Lakes calendar of events starting Feb. 27