Comet C2020 F3, also known as Neowise, was photographed in the early morning hours of Monday, July 13 by local photographer Fred Grayson. Grayson said, “After it is no longer visible it will return in 7000 years to be seen again.”
Friday, July 9, 1982. That was the day that Patricia Reed Boyd walked into JV Rockwell Publishing and began work as a bookkeeper. Her sister, Meryl Hovis Whitledge began work on the same day in the Homes Magazine department. The sisters were colleagues for 38 years until Thursday, July 9, 2020 when Pat Boyd retired.
Mayor Greg Ahrent dealt with a light agenda during the July Corning City Council meeting on Monday, July 13. The council meeting was held at the City Hall at 6 p.m. After preliminary procedures with the entire panel present the agenda began with the review of the Income and Expense report, Masterson had a brief question about city mowing bills. City Clerk J’Anna Couch said it depends on what department the bill is in. Mayor Ahrent said the city received money for mowing that occurred last year on the old nursing home lot. Couch replied, “Well, I sent him another invoice. He paid all the way up to last month and then I sent him an invoice for this month. The Income and Expense Report was approved. Purchase Orders and Bills Payable were also approved with few purchase orders noted. In Old Business, the mayor said the old trailers located on 3rd and 4th Streets were torn down and taken care of by the city.
Misty Orphin, former journalist and business owner from Springdale, is rapidly becoming known across the state as the goto resource for clear and detailed COVID-19 data across Arkansas.
By Pam Lowe