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Altheimer cleanup

Participants gather for the Altheimer community cleanup April 16. The event included Altheimer elected officials, Greater Battle Chapel Baptist Church, Altheimer United Methodist Church, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ and other residents. Keep Arkansas Beautiful donated items to assist with the cleanup and the Jefferson County Road Department provided the Dumpster. (Special to The Commercial)

Tom and Bettie — A love story

Earlier, I shared with you our grief at the death of our brother-in-law on January 4. Later, I happened to tell his and my sister-in-law’s story to a few readers and to a group of neighbors. All agreed it was a remarkable one they believed many women would enjoy, so here it is in my column…