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    WBU celebrates Black History Month

    February 12, 2019

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    WALNUT RIDGE – Black History Month is being celebrated at Williams Baptist University throughout February with field trips to African-American historical sites, a special lecture from local civil rights pioneer Ethel Tompkins and a library display showcasing the jazz artists of Arkansas.

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    Ouachita hosts speaker Trillia Newbell and other events to observe Black History Month

    February 12, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Multicultural Student Programs and Multicultural Organization Reaching Equality (MORE) student organization are hosting guest speakers, an art exhibit and other events on campus throughout the month of...

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    Miss OBU 2018 Emma Pitts crowns Julie Williams as Miss OBU 2019.

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    Julie Williams crowned Miss OBU 2019

    February 11, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University hosted the 51st annual Miss Ouachita Baptist University Pageant on Saturday, Feb. 2, and crowned Arkadelphia native Julie Williams as Miss OBU 2019.

    “I find pride in being from both Arkadelphia and from...

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    Across Arkansas – January 31, 2019

    February 8, 2019

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    Obituaries

    Mary Beard Daniel, 88, of Hot Springs, died Dec. 19. Daniel was a founding member of Hot Springs Baptist Church and a founding board member of Garland County Community College. Daniel also owned two businesses: Sewing with Love and...

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    Carol Foster site coordinator of Future & Hope Christian Women's Job Corps in Paragould.

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    Christian Women’s Job Corps ministry in Paragould offers women 'a future and a hope'

    February 8, 2019

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    PARAGOULD – Future & Hope Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) definitely lives up to its name. Based in Paragould, Future & Hope typically equips 10 to 12 women during in-depth 10-week sessions that tackle such practical life skills as basic computer...

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    Couple returns to Arkansas after taking gospel to Belize

    January 31, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    CABOT – “We know what it is to be attacked by someone with a machete; we know what it is to be on a public bus and have someone jump on the back of the bus with a gun and threaten all of us; we know what it is to be carried off to the local jail....

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    Williams adds vp, restructures administration

    January 31, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    WALNUT RIDGE – Alabama native Doug Walker has been hired as vice president for university advancement and operations at Williams Baptist University (WBU), according to a Jan. 22 announcement.

    Walker leads a major restructuring of the WBU...

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    Three reasons students need another Lead/Defend event

    January 31, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK – While college and high school students are always busy, they should plan to attend the annual Lead/Defend apologetics and leadership event sponsored by the college and young leaders team of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC)....

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    Thousands rally for life at Arkansas Capitol

    January 31, 2019

    Across Arkansas

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    LITTLE ROCK – A brisk, cold day didn’t deter a crowd of more than 1,000 that converged on the Arkansas State Capitol grounds Jan. 20 for a pro-life rally protesting the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision 46 years ago.

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    Ouachita Baptist University to host 52nd Miss OBU Scholarship Pageant Feb. 2

    January 29, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University will host the 52nd Miss Ouachita Baptist University Scholarship Pageant Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. Fifteen contestants will compete for the crown, which is twice the number of...

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