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[28 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,993 views]
Arkansas Author: Bob Burns

Let’s meet Dr. Bob Burns, retired community college president. Burns wrote the book An American Dream Comes True (a community college president’s memoir), published by York Publishing Group, based on his experiences at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, where he was the founding president. Burns now lives in Sherwood after retiring from the Bentonville-based college nearly a decade ago. He served at NWACC from 1990 to 2002 and was known for his hard work and drive to help others succeed. Burns recently shared his thoughts on his book with First Arkansas …

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[18 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,936 views]
Reporter’s notebook: Saying goodbye to Jack

It’s rare for a news writer to place themselves in a story, especially a death notice. Being that personal is not typical, but today presents non-typical circumstances.
I’m mourning the death of a man I, and much of the world, called friend. Jack Shewmaker died Wednesday night at his Benton County home. Funeral services will be noon on this Monday, Nov. 22, at Fellowship Bible Church in Rogers.
This information is shared again below, but I wanted to include it closer to the top: The family has asked that, in …