In Mexico, some people may really believe they met the king of rock ’n’ roll, thanks to Bobby R. Woodard. Though he couldn’t speak a lick of Spanish, Woodard had about eight to 10 locals around him at a Mexican bar in the early 1970s, laughing up a storm.
According to her birth certificate, Bettie House was born Feb. 22, 1925, before a fire raged through Newport in March and destroyed several homes and businesses. Her birth records were destroyed and reprinted, but it wasn’t until years later that she realized the glaring error.
Before a homeowner allows a tree service worker to begin work on his property, he should ask for proper documentation to make sure that the individual is both licensed and insured, said Donn Vangsnes, safety director for West Tree Service in Little Rock.
Harrison Mayor Jeff Crockett said Tuesday that the city’s economy and school district have suffered because the community is perceived as bigoted. Crockett spoke at Philander Smith College at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s Day of Service Celebratory and Service Component in honor of King’s birthday.