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  • Analysis Of A Community Assessment Of Bono Arkansas

    Introduction The following paper is a community assessment of Bono Arkansas. Bono is located in Northeast Arkansas along Highway 63 bypass within Craighead County and has an area of 1.4 square miles. The town was founded in the late 1800’s by Alfred Bonner. The name Bono was actually chosen by a contest after the US postal service refused to issue a postal service permit with the original name of Bonnerville, as it was easily confused with Booneville (The encyclopedia of Arkansas history and culture, 2012). According to one long term resident, Bono was a social hub for rail and sawmill workers in the early beginnings, this according to stories past down from his grandfather. Community Description Upon entering into Bono city limits from 63 highway the railway tracks are distinct and run along the edge of town. The environment around the base of the community is primarily residential single family homes. There are scattered multifamily apartment and an area of section 8 apartments for low income residents. Most single family homes are arranged in neighborhood fashion with inlets and outlets of roadways. The streets are quaint with sectioned off homes of newer builds and areas of older homes. The main roads are paved, but there a lot of gravel type roads leading off into the less dense areas. The ground level is mostly flat land with…

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  • The Advantages Of Divorce Mediation In Little Rock, Arkansas

    AR 250 words The Advantages of Civil Mediation in Little Rock, AR Civil lawsuits are known for being expensive and slow to resolve. In many civil cases, the parties spend a fortune on attorney fees and court expenses and wait years for a trial to resolve their dispute. At the end of the case, the parties may not even like the judge’s ruling. In most cases, unfortunately, they are stuck with it. Civil mediation in Little Rock, Arkansas instead provides the parties with control over the…

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  • My Experience As A Teenager In Northwest Arkansas

    What is there to do on a boring summer day? Being a teenager in Northwest Arkansas may not have that many options, but for me, I have the University of Arkansas’ recreational center. Many diverse people from all around the world join together to play different sporting activities. Every time I have the pleasure of going to the HPER, for any reason, it is always an enjoyable experience. All elements of the HPER, the people, the activities and the overall experience are like no other. The best…

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  • Choices In Melba Patillo's Warriors Don T Cry

    Choices in Little Rock “Two, four, six, eight, we ain’t gonna integrate!” Screamed the mob surrounding the high school. Integration at Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas with the group known as, the Little Rock Nine, sparked many emotions and opinions out of people. The Little Rock Nine consisted of Melba Patillo (the main character of the book) and eight other brave teenagers. Throughout Warriors Don’t Cry many important figures in the book had the power at one point in time. Each…

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  • The Civil Rights Movement In Blumberg's Little Rock Nine

    sources used to support the arguments and facts about the life of Bates. Continuing this trend, the analysis on her personal life and more so the in-depth analysis on her contributions to the movement especially her involvement in the NAACP make this source a strong contribution. One weakness of this novel is its lack of attention to other important players in Daisy Bates’s life, such as the Little Rock Nine. Both had drastic influences on each other, but this source pays little to no attention…

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  • Becoming A Mentor

    students grow socially and academically. A former member of the club with a consistent relatable spirit allowed students to open up and enjoy my presence. My volunteerism with this organization gave me a bigger opportunity to be a part of the Big Brother Big Sister Foundation. Being a Big Sister helped me remain humble as I continued to maintain a sustainable relationship. Jameeka’s positive attitude has influenced other young ladies in her school to be a part of the Big Brother Big Sister…

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  • A Career In Sports Journalism

    One of the best places in Arkansas to go to college in order to become a sports reporter would be Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Not only do they have a great Media and Communication Program, but they are also in a great location being only one hour away from Memphis, Tennessee, two hours from Little Rock, and four hours from both St. Louis, Missouri, and Nashville, Tennessee. In order to be accepted into Arkansas State University unconditionally, one must have a high school GPA of at…

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  • Wal-Mart's Business Analysis

    The founder of Walmart is Sam Walton. He started off in the retail business with JC Penny’s in 1940. In 1945, he was offered a variety store called Ben Franklin in Newport, Arkansas. When the lease came up, the lease was not renewed. He then opened up a Walton’s Five and Dime store. Sam was very successful at selling high volume and low cost merchandise. His strategy was to have “The lowest Prices Anytime, Anywhere.” (Our History, 2016) The store is now a Walmart museum. In 1962, the…

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  • Buffalo National River Watershed: Environmental Problem

    groups protect this beautiful ecosystem, and if so, how do they protect this watershed and encourage economic activity at the same time? The Buffalo River in Northwest Arkansas was designated as Americas first national river in 1972. It is one of the few remaining undammed rivers in the lower 48…

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  • Gamma Beta Phi Essay

    1. Give a brief description of clubs, leadership positions, honors, awards, achievements, and community or campus involvement that you would like the selection committee to know. I’m currently an active member, and Media Coordinator Officer, of the Gamma Beta Phi Society, belonging to the local chapter at Arkansas Northeastern College (ANC). The Gamma Beta Phi (GBP) focus objectives are; to recognize and encourage excellence in education, promote the development of leadership ability and…

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