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October 12, 2011 • Posted in

Clarksville son thrives in D.C. summer internship

On June 3, 2011 Mark Pearson packed up his bags and left Clarksville, Arkansas, headed for Washington, D.C. For this Clarksville native, the trip ahead was a bit daunting. "I'm from Clarksville," he says. "I've lived here my whole life, and I wasn't sure how much I'd enjoy being in Washington. Now that I've been […]

October 4, 2011 • Posted in

Teague finds her calling during summer internship

Ashley Teague says it was a verse from the Book of James, combined with her summer experiences as an intern in Washington D.C., that led her to a new realization of what she wants to do with her life. "I attended the Institute for Philanthropy and Voluntary Service at Georgetown University," said the senior political […]

September 26, 2011 • Posted in

Mr. Bridges Goes to Washington

When he traveled this summer to Washington D.C. to study at the Public Policy Institute, Cory Bridges wasn't sure what to expect. "I've been in Clarksville my whole life," he said, "and to be able to go to a place like that? I didn't think I'd enjoy it before I went, being from here, but […]

June 28, 2010 • Posted in

Dippel book illuminates religious chaos of 17th century England and Russia

Christianity has always struggled in the face of changing times, new technologies, new influences. This problem is in no way new to our age. Though Christian worship goes back twenty centuries, the permutations of this worship have changed again and again. Dr. Stewart Dippel’s book The Sacralization of the World in the Seventeenth-Century: The Experience […]

August 14, 2007 • Posted in

U of O student Flinn crowned Queen Elberta

Clarksville, Ark. — Brittney Flinn, a U of O senior political science major from Hagarville, Ark., was crowned Queen Elberta 2007 at the 66th annual Johnson County Peach Festival Pageant held in July in Clarksville. With the title, Flinn will represent the pageant in the 2008 Miss Arkansas Pageant, to be held next summer in […]