Down the road

Little known corner of Arkansas has interesting history

Posted: June 10, 2018 at 1 a.m.

It was 50 years ago when I first visited Little River County. Along with several hundred other supporters, I took a special train from Little Rock to the small Little River County town of Winthrop -- where Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller kicked off his 1968 re-election campaign. During the past half century I have had the opportunity to visit the area on several occasions, but the county is off the beaten path and not familiar to many Arkansans.

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