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Part 3 To evidence the fact that Lurton was growing into an industrious town through the ingenuity of the Sutton family, the following ad was placed in the ’L.oumar Souvenir Guide, Touring … more
Part 2 In January 1914, I.C. Sutton, Sr., bought some property two miles south of Spence. He moved his family to this home May 10, 1915. Then he purchased George Hamm’s large home in Spence … more
The community now known as Lurton, began developing long before the turn of the century and was originally named Spence. The only road through the area at this early stage was the old Chisum … more
Part 9 By the 1990s the original Forest Service's image as a forest protector had begun to change. Saddled with a multiplicity of legislative mandates and public demands, the forest Shrive found … more
Part 8 In response to the national interest in preserving undisturbed and wild areas for their natural beauty, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act on Sept. 3, 1964. This act … more
Part 7 The outbreak of World War II reversed some of the progress the Forest Service with the help of the CCC had achieved. The CCC was liquidated by June 30, 1943. The CCC camps in Arkansas were … more
Part 5 During the early days on the national forests in Arkansas, the single most important responsibility of the forest rangers was fire protection. This was an especially difficult task due to … more
Part 3 In March 1907, forest reserves were renamed national forests. That same year, President Theodore Roosevelt was advised to withdraw large portions of the public domain from public use in … more
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