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“Gone to the Grave” Author Abby Burnett to Speak at FCHS Annual Meeting

Abby Burnett, author of “Gone to the Grave,” will speak at the annual meeting of the Faulkner County Historical Society on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 pm in Courtroom “A” of the Faulkner County Courthouse at 801 Locust St. in Conway. (Park in the back and enter the back door. Take the elevator to the second floor.)

Abby will talk about death and burial customs in the Arkansas Ozarks. She has also been on AETN’s “Silent Storytellers” documentary.

“Black Political Engagement in Arkansas:” Symposium

The Department of Arkansas Heritage along with the Black History Commission and the Arkansas State Archives will host a symposium on February 4 from 10:00 to 3:00 at the Mosaic Cultural Templar Center. The theme is “Black Political Engagement in Arkansas” and speakers will be Dr.John Graves, Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, Elmer Beard and R. J. Hampton. Continue reading