October 13th, 2014
The Arkansas State Fair will not open its gates until 4 p.m. today. The official State Fair website notes that this delay is due to the severe weather in the area and concern for the safety of all visitors.
Roscoe Leon Harris, 87, of Alexander, passed away Oct. 9, 2014.Â
He was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Hot Springs, Ark., to the late Harvey and Bessie Huddleston Harris.Â
Roscoe was a 32nd-degree Mason, of the Baptist faith and was retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad. He served in the Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, J.T. Harris and Charlie Harris; and his sister, Betty Harris.