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50 Years Ago

From the Herald and Democrat in 1968

Delrod Enterprises filed articles of incorporation in Bentonville. Their initial registered office was in Siloam Springs and their registered agent was Russell Elrod.

The purposes were to purchase, own and operate trucks, trailers and vehicles of any kind; to purchase and transport from farm to market farm products, including livestock and poultry.

The corporation was perpetual and aggregate number of shares was 600 with par value of $100 per share. Capital to begin business was listed at $300.

Incorporators, all of Siloam Springs, were Delbert E. Allen Sr., Delbert E. Allen Jr., and Roderick L. Allen.

30 Years Ago

From the Herald-Democrat in 1988

As part of its "A Hometown Celebration" Skylink Discoveries project, the Channel 40/29 Newscenter Team broadcast its 6 p.m. news program from Siloam Springs City Park.

The program was broadcast live from the park via satellite. "This opportunity to take the newscast on the roads has only been a dream," Craig Cannon, Channel 40/29 news director, said. "With our new satellite truck, it's now a reality. We are excited about leaving the studio and getting to know many of our viewers personally."

The station's tour included nine other Arkansas and Oklahoma towns besides Siloam Springs. Channel 40/29 televised the NewsCenter At Six live from a different community each night.

NewsCenter anchors Craig Cannon, Carey Hoffman and Jerry Overton, weatherman Ken Rank and sports anchor Ron Rector were on hand at the park after the newscast to visit with Siloam's residents.

10 Years Ago

From the Herald-Leader in 2008

Oak Hill Cemetery was scheduled to receive fresh asphalt on the gravel roads in the city-owned cemetery.

Siloam Springs Board of Directors approved a $72,215 bid to pave the gravel roads in the cemetery at Holly and University streets.

The cemetery was also scheduled to receive a statue of an angel to be placed at its entrance with landscaping there.

New gravel was placed on the roads by city crews in preparation for paving.

The total cost of the project was not expected to exceed $90,000.

Oak Hill Cemetery Association donated $45,000 to the city for the project.

An additional $5,000 was available from the cemetery association for the statue and landscaping, City Clerk Peggy Woody said.

The cemetery was started in 1888 in the southeast corner. The oldest grave is dated 1878.

Editorial on 07/04/2018

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