Waldron in the Days of the Wild West

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Headstone of John L. Davenport, located at Pleasant Grove #2 Cemetery. (Photo courtesy of Tina Smith)

The "Waldron War" took place during the Reconstruction period and was marked by violence. Armed conflict between warring factions broke out in Waldron, Scott County, in West Central Arkansas in the Summer of 1875. Murder and arson left the town in a state of lawlessness. A trip down Highway 71 to the Abbott area of […]

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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