B.B. King goes home then to funeral
___B.B. King didn't seem his usual old self last weekend when he was performing in his hometown of Indianola, Miss.
___He put on two fine shows in one evening, but he seemed a bit distracted. [FULL STORY]

Clintons in lovefest with Bush

___ If there's anything more unappealing than watchin politicians mud wrestle, it's watching them pretend they like each other.
___ Oozing insincerity, President bush praised hs prdecessor on Monday during an unveiling of the Clintons' official (and utterly mediocre) White House portraits.
[FULL STORY]


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Previous Issues

Front Page
New Cabot High School
By BRANDY ANDREWS- Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> Community takes pride in building a new campus at a cost of $13 million to meet continued growth.
[FULL STORY]
Guard staying on alert in war
By JON PARHAM - Leader Managing Editor
>>> IN SHORT>>> With a high number of Arkansas Army National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq, the Air National Guard is prepared to respond to needs in the state. [FULL STORY]

O'Brien focuses on future
By JON PARHAM - Leader Managing Editor
>>> IN SHORT>>> Democratic Pulaski County-Circuit Clerk candidate Pat O'Brien said he is focused on winning in the November general election and restoring the trus he said has been lost in the office. [FULL STORY]

Fire at Chopsticks
By BRANDY ANDREWS - Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> Chopsticks Restaurant in Jacksonville sustained about $225,000 in damage Monday after a grease fire got out of control. [FULL STORY]

Chamber on tour
Kerry Canvaness, vice president of Frhour Construction in Cabot, shows Cabot Chamber of Commerce members the Cabot Quarries, where rock is extracted, during a tour of the facilities last week. [FULL STORY]

By BRANDY ANDREWS - Leader Staff Writer



___Dupree Park played host to one of the most bizarre basebal games in history Saturday afternoon. In a AAA American Legion matchup between Jacksonville's Gwatney was awarded a 9-4 victory in the middle of the seventh inning while trailing 10-9.
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