Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
ATLANTA â€” Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama's health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are firming up their support for the overhaul even as Republican criticism intensifies.
Haskell Historical Society will meet 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, at Haskell City Hall.
Steve Perdue will be doing a Powerpoint presentationÂ about â€œSaline County Properties on the National Historic Register." The meeting is open to the public. The society now is gathering information on any person who served in any branch of the armed services, National Guard, or any other reserve group.Â Bring photos, items, articles to the meeting to be copied, loaned, or donated for display at the museum.Â For more information contact Emaline Stroud at 501-303-0384, or Darlene Emmons at 501-315-2913.
LITTLE ROCK â€” A gun control group is holding a rally in Little Rock to urge U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor to take another look at a measure expanding background checks for firearm sales.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group co-founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is holding the rally Friday at Allsopp Park. The event comes as the group is airing ads in Arkansas criticizing Pryor for voting against the background checks measure.
The rally will feature survivors of gun violence.
The Book-to-Movie Club will meet Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Herzfeld Library. The event includes a movie viewing, followed by a discussion of the book "Holes," by Louis Sachar. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 501-778-4766 for more information. It is free and open to all ages.