Tag Archive for University of Arkansas

Maya Angelou Inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

Hawking award

    By Kimberely Blackburn – Delta Digital News Service – LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame inducted Maya Angelou along with eight other women and one convent into its 2017 class Thursday evening in the third-annual award ceremony held at the State Convention Hall. Immediately preceding the event, the board…

Death Penalty Drug Sparks Controversy in Arkansas


By Kimberely Blackburn – Delta Digital News Service – VARNER, Ark. — The last man Arkansas plans to execute in April is not a saint. Sentenced to life for the 1998 death of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff cheerleader Dominique Hurd, Kenneth Williams escaped in 1999 after 19 days in prison. Williams robbed and…