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The Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month
to conduct business, enjoy an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker
and for fellowship and snacks.
Special meetings are occasionally held at other locations.
Announcements regarding special meetings
will be made in The Baxter Bulletin, on KTLO, and posted on this website.
Our Meeting for Tuesday, June 28
"The Birthday of Cotter"
of the month
at 6:00 p.m.
The Knox Room at the
Donald J. Reynolds
Francis D. “Sonny” Sharp was born in Baxter County and grew up in the East Oakland community. He graduated from MHHS, and earned degrees from Arkansas Tech and the University of Arkansas. He’s been married to Judy Shiras Ramey for 53 years, and is a retired Federal Employee who returned to the family farm in 1996. Sonny is a long-time BCGHS Society member, and was an editor of our Quarterly in 1999-2000. He’s been Secretary of the Cotter Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Cotter Fall Festivals and the Trout Festival. He was Chairman of the Rededication Ceremony in September, 2004, for the R. M. Ruthven Bridge, the “Rainbow Bridge” over the White River at Cotter. He has served on the Baxter County Library Board, The Library Foundation and the Construction Committee for the Donald W. Reynolds Library in the years from 2006-2016. Sonny has stories to tell about our beloved County. Come enjoy his account of “The Birthday of Cotter,” and other tales he will share.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 28, at 6:00 p.m.
in the Knox Room of The Donald W. Reynolds Library
Serving Baxter County, at 300 Library Hill. The meeting is free
and everyone is welcome to attend.
For further information please call 425-2551.
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The Baxter County Library is located at the intersection of
South College Street and the Sheid-Hopper Bypass
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of the month