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Larry Wayne Wood Sr.

March 13, 2011

Larry Wayne Wood Sr., 61, of Mabelvale went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 10, 2011.
He was born Sept. 3, 1949, in Tulare, Calif. Larry served in the U.S. Air Force as a firefighter for 20 years and retired in 1988 with the rank of master sergeant from the Little Rock Air Force Base. He was a member of the Sardis United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mildred; a sister, Linda; a brother, Gene; and one grandson, Alexander.

BRENT DAVIS/Resident Boomer: Missing the Mom & Pop stores

March 13, 2011

In my garage is a small wooden stool. It has been in my family for generations. At the present time, it is in need of repair. One of the four legs on the stool is broken and every attempt will be made to splice the two pieces together. It isn’t painted. It isn’t varnished. It is a plain wooden stool, nothing out of the ordinary if you just look at it. But what makes it extraordinary is not the simple fact of its existence; it’s the thread to the past it symbolizes.

GUEST COLUMN/Everette Hatcher: Could lightning strike twice for UALR in NCAA Big Dance?

March 13, 2011

Coach Mike Newell in the 1986 NCAA Basketball Tournament led his 14th-seeded University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans to a 90-83 victory over the No. 3-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish coached by Digger Phelps, who is now a college basketball analyst for ESPN.
Next, the Trojans took the North Carolina State Wolfpack, coached by Jim Valvano, to double overtime before eventually being eliminated from the tournament.

UPDATE WITH REVISIONS: Panthers sting Bryant on Hornet turf

March 13, 2011

Editor’s note: The Courier is reprinting the following updated article on Saturday’s game, originally published in Sunday’s edition of the Courier, because several errors by the original reporter — a non-staff, contributing writer — were inadvertently overlooked the first time around. The Courier regrets the errors and apologizes for any inconvenience, as we strive for accuracy in all we do and are committed to correcting our mistakes accordingly.

The day started off well for the Benton Panthers when they traveled to Bryant to face the Hornets on Saturday afternoon.

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