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Food safety inspections

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

White Hall man wins Hogs tickets

Marc Stringer of White Hall won two tickets to the Arkansas vs. Nicholls State game in Fayetteville on Sept. 6 in the first drawing of the season at Keepsakes Jewelry and Gifts. The tickets are given out to every Fayetteville and Little Rock game. Participants can come by the store to register. No purchase is necessary. Participants must be 18 to enter. (Submitted Photo)

Longtime Arsenal, WH school employeee Edwards dies at 90.

Leslie Raymond “Les” Edwards, 90 of White Hall died Wednesday, Feb. 26 at his home in White Hall. He was born July 27, 1923 in Rye, Arkansas to the late Garfield and Oma Curry Edwards. He attended schools in Cleveland County and also served in the CCC for two years. Les later joined the United States Navy and served in World War II. After returning from the Navy, Les went to work at the Pine Bluff Arsenal and worked as a general foreman in the production division. He retired from the Arsenal in 1974 and joined the White Hall School District and was over the maintenance for over twenty years. Les was a member of Bethany Baptist Church where he was a past Sunday School Superintendent. He was a charter member of the American Legion White Hall Post #232 and a member of the Jacob Brump Lodge #160. He was a member of the first White Hall Planning Commission and also did much volunteer work for the community. Les was an avid fisherman, golfer, love gardening, and enjoyed umpiring softball and baseball.

Natural Beauty

Tammy Glover cleans driftwood that she found by the Arkansas River to add to her collection. She likes preserves the wood for its natural beauty for use in her home in White Hall.