Mr. Alvin Travis Barton Jr., age 28, of Little Rock, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.
Thank you for printing this, because I am confused again! I recently heard someone on the radio promoting the CRTI’s Bar-B-Q.
As we can see from the newspaper article concerning the Water Commission, nothing has changed.
Summer has come and gone. The closing of summer once again is marked by the St. Francis County Fair.
For no less than two years, the Forrest City Water Commission has battled among themselves and with utility manager Jim Beazley.
In April I urged business leaders and citizens of this community to express the growing concern regarding the direction of the water commission.
After reading Mr. Twillie’s Rip Van Winkle comments, I wish it was true and we all could have slept through this controversy. He says he would be forced to tell the truth. Please do. We would like to know the truth. As far as this causing (the race problem in the commission) bad publicity for Forrest City, it is too late.
Whether at a backyard barbecue or on the water this Labor Day weekend, remember to celebrate responsibly and include a designated driver or skipper if your plans include alcohol.
This is my last column for the Times-Herald. No, they didn’t tell me to stop writing it (although maybe at times they’ve wished I would). No, I’ve decided to retire.
It happens every year, usually several times, until I get acclimated to the fact that school is back in session.