De Queen’s triumphs

It’s hard to argue with de success

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 4:43 a.m.

Third grade teacher Johnnie Brock checks the work of students Bernice Antunez (middle), 8, and Trista Black, 9, at De Queen Elementary School.

TO A LOT of Arkies, De Queen is that quiet little town just south of the Ozarks, a rest stop between Texarkana and Mena. If you’re in South Arkansas, and you’re going to Oklahoma for a game or something, you might have to stop there for gas.

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Editorial, Pages 12 on 01/08/2013


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