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[17 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,309 views]
Visit Santa, help veterans

First Arkansas News readers in the area who want to put a smile on their kids’ faces and help out our military veterans ought to consider heading to the Crooked Hook Catfish Restaurant at 1802 S Highway 161 in Jacksonville between 4 p.m. and about 7 p.m. today and tomorrow (Dec. 17-18 — if you’re reading this post after those dates, you’ve missed out on the fun — subscribe to our RSS feed or opt for convenient email delivery to avoid such a tragedy in the future).
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[5 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 4,105 views]
Arkansas Fallen Heroes Memorial coming to Searcy

The Arkansas Fallen Heroes Memorial will be in Searcy Dec. 11 – 18 at the VFW on Davis Drive. This breathtaking, heart-wrenching field of flags will be on display to honor the 114 Arkansas soldiers that have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms and rights.
Each fallen hero in the Global War on Terror is represented by a post with the Soldier’s photo, name and a short story in front of the American flag. The memorial flag field has traveled to many cities and towns so that people can …

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[25 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | 5,010 views]
Overhead, a Critical Mission in Progress

Ever wonder what those huge planes actually do when they fly in and out of the Little Rock Air Force base? I had the opportunity to visit one of the drop zones, and learned just how mission important it is that the many C-130s fly overhead.