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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Haunted Courthouses By John G Browning

    2015 a trial at the Sevier County Courthouse in De Queen, Arkansas was disrupted by 30 bats that flew in to the courtroom. Although the ensuing “disorder in the court” subsided when the lights were turned off and the trial was relocated to another location, it probably doesn’t bode well that, according to the county’s…

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  • Essay On Importance Of Education

    the form, the meaning is the same, gain knowledge and use it. The idea of education has been a big part of each and every culture on earth. However, as we all know, there are many questions on what it means to be educated in the form of higher education: questions we, as students, must face sooner or later. Here I am, my junior year in college. In a couple of years, I will be either prolonging my education or out in the real world trying to make a living. I must ask myself these questions:…

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  • The Millennials Rhetorical Analysis

    Ogbera, Gabriel ENG 103 First Draft Instructor Michael Dusek The Millennials: A Response Essay Much has been written about millennials in recent times by different people with different views. But of all the comments about the millennials, those of experts Joel Stein, Jean Twenge and Chelsea Clinton stand out. While Jean Twenge labeled millennials as lazy, selfish, self-absorbed, selfish, entitled, narcissistic, fame-obsessed, and…

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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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  • Personal Narrative: Forrest City High School Cheerleading

    Have you ever felt that you tried your best at something? That you gave it your all? Just to have your hopes crushed, leave you disappointed, and feel as if you have failed to do what you set out to accomplish? This very same thing happened to me my freshman year of high school. I was new to the Forrest City School District, but I did not let that discourage me. I decided to try out for the Forrest City High School Cheerleading team, but unfortunately did not make it. I spent countless hours…

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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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  • What Is The Importance Of Friendship In Huckleberry Finn

    In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck and Jim escape civilization together to float down to freedom on the Mississippi river. The river has its good times and bad ones to, but Huck pushes through like a good friend would. He also meets his childhood friend Tom but ultimately leaves all of this to go out west. Friendship plays a very important role; Huck develops many new friendships throughout the text including those with Jim, a runaway slave, Huck’s friend Tom Sawyer, from…

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