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June 19th, 2014

Tiny Arkansas town to dedicate park for Angelou

June 19, 2014

STAMPS — Stamps has approved a plan to dedicate its only park in honor of the small Arkansas town's most famous former resident, the late poet Maya Angelou.

The Stamps City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to dedicate the park for Angelou who died May 28. Angelou lived in Stamps as a child, but she was later critical of the town in her acclaimed autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

PYKE: Reporters don't love tragedy

June 19, 2014

Bobbye Pyke

Tragedy makes up a large portion of the news.

The front page of most newspapers is plastered with stories about death, war, destruction and general mayhem.

These stories sell papers. They catch the eye. They draw you in. These stories keep us in business.

In general, these are stories that capture the attention of readers and provide content that interests them.

But these stories are also hard to write.

Kenneth Dale Gammill

June 19, 2014

Kenneth Dale Gammill, 62, of Traskwood, passed away June 18, 2014.  He was born March 4, 1952 in Traskwood to the late Delmar and Minnie Marie Tedford Gammill.  Kenneth was of the Baptist faith. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Delmaire Kelley, brothers, James Harold (Bo) and John William (Bill) Gammill.

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