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Arkansas AG urged to not appeal gay-marriage case

December 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attorney general is being urged to not appeal a federal judge's decision striking down bans against gay marriage in the state.

A spokesman for Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says no decision has been made.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1wyiKcU ) that a petition urging McDaniel to not appeal was delivered Wednesday by plaintiffs in a state case challenging the gay marriage ban.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker last month struck down the prohibitions on same-sex marriage but put the ruling on hold pending a state appeal.

Dale H. Green

December 10, 2014

Dale H. Green, age 82, of Mena went to be with his Lord and Savior, on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Mena. He was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Emmitt to the late Charles Douglas Green and Jennie Holloway Green.
He was married to Beatrice Weaver Green and was an Assemblies of God minister. He held his first pastorate in 1974 and pastored seven churches across Arkansas.
Dale served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and a friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed by all.

Estelle E. Taliaferro White

December 10, 2014

Estelle E. Taliaferro White, 92, of Benton passed away Dec. 9, 2014. She was born Oct. 25, 1922  in Fenter, Arkansas, one of seven children born to Charles and Lucy Caroline Fenter Taliaferro. 
Mrs. White was a graduate of U of A at  Fayetteville, where she earned an education degree. During World War II, she and her sisters worked at the defense plant in Jacksonville. She began her teaching career in a one-room school in the Sweet Home Community in Grant County,

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