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HOLLENBECK: An uplifting story: The history of the brassiere

October 13, 2011

There’s an urban legend that claims the brassiere was invented by a man named Otto Titzling, who reportedly lost a lawsuit with Phillip de Brassiere.
This reportedly originated with the 1971 book “Bust-Up: The Uplifting Tale of Otto Titzling and the Development of the Bra” and was propagated in a comedic song from the movie “Beaches.”
It’s not hard to figure out the reason to attribute the invention of the bra to a man. If I have to explain it, you probably don’t need to be reading this prattle.

Bauxite faces top ranked Pulaski Academy

October 13, 2011

The Bauxite Miners have hit a bit of a road block over the past five weeks. What seemed like a promising year in week one has turned into a nightmare over the course of only five games.
The Miners torched their arch rivals from Glen Rose at “The Pit” in week one, beating them 26-7. Since then, the Miners have been outscored 170-72 with their most recent loss coming last week at the hands of Robinson, 51-29.

Benton sweeps Texarkana

October 13, 2011

The Benton Lady Panther volleyball team swept Texarkana 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-20) Tuesday night to move into second place in the 6A South Conference.
“[Texarkana] is a very good team,” coach Brandy Chumley said. “But we played really well and we passed the ball well and played very well.”
In game one, Benton had 11 kills including six from junior Emily Morgan. Senior Hayley Ferguson had two, junior Alex Williams, senior Kristen Ryan and sophomore Allison Reynolds all had one kill.
Williams also had an ace.

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