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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -

100 YEARS AGO

July 14, 1917

■ J.L. Lip­pi­ens, aged 49, a car­pen­ter, died at 3 o’clock yes­ter­day af­ter­noon at his home, 310 Vic­tory St., from in­juries re­ceived at 2 o’clock yes­ter­day af­ter­noon one mile north of Levy when he fell un­der the wheels of a two-ton truck in which he was re­turn­ing home after se­cur­ing work at the can­ton­ment. Lip­pi­ens was rid­ing in a truck driven by Ernest Neal, 617 Izard St., an em­ployee of Nowlin Lum­ber Com­pany, 724 Izard St. The truck was fol­lowed by Henry Page, ne­gro, 1712 High St., also driv­ing a Nowlin Com­pany truck. Page at­tempted to pass Neal and the rear wheel of his truck struck the front wheel of Neal’s truck.

50 YEARS AGO

July 14, 1967

PINE BLUFF — Vice Pres­i­dent Humphrey may come to Ar­kan­sas to see the unique Young Cit­i­zens Camp for low in­come chil­dren, Gover­nor Rock­e­feller an­nounced here Thurs­day. The gover­nor was in the Pine Bluff area on one of his re­gional tours of the state. He made the an­nounce­ment at a meet­ing with lo­cal leg­is­la­tors and county judges at the Pines Vo­ca­tional Tech­ni­cal School. The camp, the first of its kind in the coun­try, is de­signed to pro­vide a sum­mer pro­gram of recre­ation and ed­u­ca­tion for about 1,300 boys and girls. It will open Satur­day at camp Robin­son.

25 YEARS AGO

July 14, 1992

BEN­TON — The al­leged rape of a teenager, which fu­eled the con­tro­versy that could close the Alexan­der Youth Ser­vices Cen­ter, will never come to trial. The al­leged vic­tim, 14, and his fam­ily have moved to Ore­gon and will not re­turn to tes­tify, Saline County au­thor­i­ties con­firmed Mon­day. Prose­cut­ing At­tor­ney Dan Har­mon of Ben­ton said au­thor­i­ties are no longer cer­tain where the vic­tim’s fam­ily is, since they have moved from their last ad­dress in Ore­gon.

10 YEARS AGO

July 14, 2007

PINE BLUFF — A Pine Bluff man was or­dered held with­out bail Fri­day on a cap­i­tal mur­der charge in the beat­ing death of a 9-month-old boy. Judge Robert Wy­att Jr., rul­ing in Jefferson County Cir­cuit Court, found prob­a­ble cause to de­tain Trav­e­les Bullard, 21, in the death of Jer­mauri Craig. Bullard, stand­ing be­fore Wy­att in an in­mate jump­suit, told the judge that he un­der­stood the charges against him and that he planned to hire his own at­tor­ney. The sus­pect’s next court ap­pear­ance is sched­uled for Aug. 7.

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