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  1. 8 of the world's oldest people, past and presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Newsday

    ... her 117th birthday. Gertrude Weaver on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Silver Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center in Camden, Ark., a day before her 116th birthday. Weaver was the oldest person in the United States and second-oldest person in the world, ...


  2. Kenneth W. DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Kenneth W. Davis, age 89, of Camden, Ark. died Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Ouachita County Medical Center.


  3. Jeralean Talley: World's Oldest Person Dies at 116Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | WebProNews

    ... who previously held the title died in the same week. Misao Okawa of Osaka, Japan, was 117, and Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Arkansas was 116. Born in 1899, the world's oldest person, Jeralean Talley, has died at age 116: ...


  4. World's oldest woman Jeralean Talley dies at home aged 116Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 |

    Jeralean Talley died at home in Michigan after recent treatment for fluid on the lungs in hospital according to her 77-year-old daughter, Thelma Holloway. Jeralean became the world's oldest woman in April when 117-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka, Japan, died followed by Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Arkansas, at 116.


  5. World's Oldest Person Jeralean Talley Dies at 116Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    ... who held the title before her died within the same week - Misao Okawa of Osaka, Japan, at 117, and Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Ark., at 116. Friends and family told TIME in the past that Talley had many hobbies, including fishing, bowling, making ...


  6. City offices relocated in StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NWAonline

    ... purpose. Around Stephens on Monday afternoon, many of the 891 residents of the Ouachita County community, south of Camden, were still in disbelief about the fire. Randy Watkins said he drove by this morning and saw the ruins for the first time. He ...


  7. 2 new chiefs prepare to take reins of Jefferson County school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | NWAonline

    ... programs. Hughey, 54, will be paid $120,000 annually, according to her two-year contract. She currently lives in Camden but said she and her husband plan to move inside the Dollarway district over the summer. Hughey received her bachelor's and ...


  8. Boeing Given $466M Missile Repair ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 |

    ... Missile and Fire Control submitting the only offer. Labor will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, 69 percent, and Camden, Ark., 31 percent. The work should be finished by June 2, 2017. Raytheon BBN Technologies was awarded a $12.2 million ...


  9. Camden, ordnance go way backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | NWAonline

    ... replace the Humvee. If Lockheed Martin gets that contract, Highland Industrial Park -- roughly 8 miles northeast of Camden and 2 miles from East Camden, straddling the Calhoun and Ouachita county line -- stands to benefit in a big way, with jobs. ...


  10. Summer Feeding Program for Arkansas Children Offered in 3 CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | FOX16

    ... June 8 through August 7. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Camden Housing, Ivory Heights - 4100 Ivory Heights, Camden. Monday - Friday, from June 8 through August 7. Breakfast will be served ...


  11. $87M bond issue sails in committeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson tries out the driver's seat of a Lockheed Martin joint light tactical vehicle that was parked Tuesday at the state Capitol before the start of a special session that includes measures to help get an assembly plant for the vehicle in Camden. With Hutchinson are Scott Green and Colin Sterling of Lockheed Martin and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton.


  12. She's 116, and she just can't help it, world's oldest known person saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... 86, he's three decades younger than Talley, who lives in his district. Another 116-year-old woman, Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Ark., died in April. Weaver told reporters that the key to her longevity was being kind to everyone and eating her own ...


  13. Legislative consultant outlines advantages of Lockheed superprojectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The City Wire

    As part of the review process under Amendment 82, the state's superproject amendment, lawmakers have received an independent consultant's analysis of the proposed $87 million Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle bond issue that will be at the center of debate in next week's special session. Gov. Asa Hutchinson made the official call for legislators to meet in special session beginning Tuesday, May 26 to vote on helping lure the military's new JLTV production facility to Camden.


  14. How the World's Oldest Person Is Celebrating Her 116th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Time

    ... who held the title before her died within the same week - Misao Okawa of Osaka Japan at 117 and Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Ark. at 116. On Thursday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in Inkster threw her a birthday party and gave ...


  15. Arkansas Special SessionRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 |

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has officially called a special session of the state legislature that will begin on May 26. Lawmakers have been asked to consider providing incentives to bring a Lockheed Martin project to the company's Camden, Ark. production facility.


  16. Lockheed Martin Receives $174 Million Contract for ATACMS Missile ProductionRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... Arab Emirates. All production on this contract will be conducted at Lockheed Martin's award-winning facility in Camden, Arkansas. Lockheed Martin has produced more than 3,700 ATACMS missiles, with more than 20 years of on-time deliveries. The ...


  17. Former AEDC boss: Lockheed deal would be a big win for ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The City Wire

    With one of the worst-kept economic development secrets officially out in the open, former Arkansas jobs chief Grant Tennille said the possible expansion of Lockheed's Camden operation to manufacture a new military vehicle will have benefits far beyond that city's industrial park. Tennille, who served under Gov. Mike Beebe as executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said ancillary effects of a new state-of-the-art military vehicle being built in Camden will be greater than the 600 or more new jobs from the production.


  18. Hutchinson announces special session is on for May 26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    WELFARE STATE: The governor announced Arkansas taxpayers will be giving an incentive of as-yet-unknown proportions to Lockheed Martin. As rumored over the weekend , Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today he's convening the legislature for a special session after Memorial Day weekend to consider a major defense-related economic development project in Camden.


  19. Special Session lining up for May 26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Legislative leaders are asking members about their availability for a May 26-28 special session, the day after the Memorial Day holiday. The special session would center on a potential economic development superproject involving Lockheed Martin in Camden, Arkansas.


  20. Dying well is among our top concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Gertrude Weaver died in Camden, Ark., on April 6 at the age of 116. She was officially the oldest person in the world when she passed away.