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Edith Irby Jones

After a few false starts, Bob Shell found his calling in the construction industry.
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Arkansas Year In Review: Notable Deaths in 2019

A brilliant sportswriter, a beloved PR executive, a founder of one of Arkansas’ pre-eminent architecture firms, a giant in the field of construction, the creator of “The Fishin’ Hole,” a civil rights icon and a pioneering scientist were just a few of the notable Arkansans who died in 2019. read more >
Edith Irby Jones
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Edith Jones, Who Integrated UAMS in 1948, Dies

Dr. Edith Irby Jones, the first black student to enroll at an all-white medical school in the South and later the first female president of the National Medical Association, has died. She was 91. read more >
From left to right: Mary Ann Ritter Arnold, Dr. Mary Good, Alice Walton and Johnelle Hunt.
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A Proud Moment for Our State: The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Erica Swallow writes on the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame and how the inductees affected her life as a child growing up in northeast Arkansas. read more >