Jerry Gibbens, who served for more than half a century as an English professor at Williams Baptist University, was presented an honorary doctorate by WBU Saturday. The honor was bestowed during the university’s commencement exercises.
Verneal Willis Cooper was born and raised around Corning, Arkansas in 1920. She left the area at the age of 21 years old and moved west to California. She married her husband, Bill Cooper and they had one son, Edd. She lived in California for 66 years and in 2007 she moved back to Arkansas to Cherokee Village.
The 2020 recipient of the Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship is Katie Clifton of Corning.
After three years of study at the University of Central Arkansas, Emily Draper recently passed the NCLEX and accepted a BSN, RN position in the CCU at CHI St.
The Corning Beautification Committee is proud to announce the August Artist of the Month is Brenda Stallings. Brenda describes herself as a self-taught painter.