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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 >
Wesley Pruden, shown during a 2005 appearance on C-SPAN.
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Wes Pruden, 1935-2019: A Black & White Legacy

Wesley Pruden, a gifted writer who got ink in his blood as a teenage staffer at the Arkansas Gazette and went on to make the “Moonie”-owned Washington Times a favorite of conservatives, including President Ronald Reagan, died after a heart attack July 17 in Washington. read more >