Gentry gives awards, hears history

Chamber of Commerce holds annual awards banquet at new Wooden Spoon Restaurant on Thursday

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Gentry Chamber Banquet — Civil War historian Rick Parker points out places of historical significance in local Civil War history during his presentation at the banquet. Once the history is fully documented, Heritage Trail signs can be placed in western Benton County.

Gentry Chamber Banquet — Civil War historian Rick Parker points out places of historical significance in local Civil War history during his presentation at the banquet. Once the history is fully documented, Heritage Trail signs can be placed in western Benton County.
Photo by Randy Moll

Gentry resident and historian Rick Parker was the featured speaker at the Gentry Chamber of Commerce Banquet. With more than 120 in attendance, Parker explained the rich history of the area and how that history could impact western Benton County today through the Northwest Arkansas Heritage Trail Map.


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News, Pages 16 on 02/29/2012

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