Election results put in perspective

Arkansas Dems sought for advice on winning in the South
BY ALISON VEKSHIN - Stephens Washington Bureau
>>> IN SHORT>>> Lincoln and Pryor think it's important to show love of country, religion and guns. [STORY]


Suburban numbers tell story of election
__If the Democrats still don't know what went wrong Tuesday, they could look seriously at the presidential voting in Lonoke and White counties, and then their next presidential candidate -- Sen. Hillary Clinton, perhaps? -- might improve the party's chances in 2008.
__ President Bush carried Lonoke and White counties by a 2-1 margin against Sen. Kerry. For that matter, Bush did just as well in Saline County for a clean sweep of Little Rock's predominately white, upwardly mobile suburban enclaves. [FULL TEXT]

 

 

 



German bullet is kept nearby

By BRIAN RODRIGUEZ
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> Retired Tech Sgt. Leonard E. Morden still holds onto WWII memories through memorabilia. [STORY]


Jacksonville wish list has $73M total
By RICK KRON - Leader Staff Writer
>> IN SHORT>>> The city's Community Development Department has gathered the information for a five-year consolidated plan based on the cost of the community's wishes and priorities. [STORY]


Wounded in Korea and Vietnam

By BRIAN RODRIGUEZ
-
Leader Staff Writer

>>> IN SHORT>>>
From rural White County to Jacksonville, a steady downpour covered up streets and brought water into homes. [STORY]


Hornets heavy on pass play

By RAY BENTON
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
Touted Devil defense will be tested by unfamiliar scheme. The Red Devils have not faced an offense like Bryant's this year. [SPORTS]


Votes still counted
in some counties
By JOHN HOFHEIMER and JOAN MCCOY
>>> IN SHORT>>>
Cabot Alderman Odis Waymack widens his lead and is the confirmed winner against Angie Dover after votes are hand counted because scanners could not read improvised ballots madeon copiers. [STORY]


BEAUTY-AIR-SHADE-PEACE
By BRIAN RODRIGUEZ
>>> IN SHORT>>>A nuttall oak, donated by the Garden Gallery and the First Electric Cooperative of Arkansas, was used at Cabot's Oct. 30 Arbor Day Ceremony in front of the Arlene Cherry Memorial Library. [FEATURE]

November 3, 2004


Roberson, Schulte,
Troutman win, but jail vote is rejected

By JOHN HOFHEIMER
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> In a dramatic shift, Republicans take over a contentious Lonoke County Quorum Court, while Democratic Assessor Adams is re-elected. [STORY]


O'Brien an easy
winner in Pulaski County clerk race
By RICK KRON
-Leader Staff Writer
>> IN SHORT>>> Jacksonville lawyer Pat O'Brien is now the new Pulaski circuit/county Clerk. He solidly defeated Janice Hay by about a 3-to-1 margin. [STORY]


Flooding causes
problems in area

JOAN MCCOY / RICK KRON
>>> IN SHORT>>>
From rural White County to Jacksonville, a steady downpour covered up streets and brought water into homes. [STORY]


IT'S ALL ON THE LINE

By RAY BENTON
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
Cabot and Jacksonville will clash this Thursday at Panther Stadium. The Panthers have wone the last several meetings. [SPORTS]


Parish wins against
felon in judge race

By JOAN MCCOY- Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
Freppon, his Democratic opponent, not only loses his challenge but finds himself indicted for covering up an old felony charge. [STORY]


Back in the day
By DAN LIMKE
-Head Art Monkey

>>> IN SHORT>>>Students at Cabot Middle School South study frontier ways. [FEATURE]

October 27, 2004


White Co. candidate charged
By JOAN MCCOY
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> A Democratic judge cadidate is accused of covering up an old felony conviction in violation of the state's Political Practices. [STORY]


Group seeks reform
By JOHN HOFHEIMER
-Leader Staff Writer
>> IN SHORT>>> Jacksonville's rain-damaged Esther Dewitt Nixon Library closed on Tuesday, perhaps forever, i'ts staff will be reassigned to other branches. [STORY]


Events and a Halloween note of caution
By EILEEN FELDMAN
-
Leader managing editor
>>> IN SHORT>>>
There ara a myriad of fall festivals, open houses, haunted houses and Halloween carnivals planned all over the area this week and through the weekend. [STORY]


Lady Devils steal East's two seed
By RAY BENTON
-
Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
The Jacksonville Lady Red Devils came back from a terrible closing week of the regular season to notch one of the biggest wins in program history. [STORY]


Big turnout in several
counties for early voting

By RICK KRON - Leader Staff Writer
>> IN SHORT>>
Pulaski, Lonoke and White counties report long lines as voters show up in record numbers to cast ballots in a close national election. [STORY]


How sweet it is
By JOHN HOFHEIMER
-Leader Staff Writer

>>> IN SHORT>>>A day in the life of a Lonoke County sweet potato farmer. [PHOTOS]


November 10, 2004


Lonoke vets proud
of military career

Left, Jeffrey Caldwell and his
brother, John Williams Allen,
right, served in the Air Force.
Their sister Hope Summers was
stationed in Oman.

[STORY]

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