Selected Media Coverage

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Print Media Coverage

  1. Briggs, Porter. "Can we save it?" Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, March 22, 2018.

  2. Hollowell, Jay, et al. "Leaders endorse trail." Letter to Editor. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, March 9, 2018.

  3. Caplener, Susan, DePriest, Connie, & Kemmer. "Hear us roar." Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, February 22, 2018.

  4. "A certain connection.” Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, February 17, 2018.

  5. Briggs, Porter. "Personal mission." Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, February 15, 2018.

  6. Friedlander, Doug. "Win-win-win-lose." Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, February 12, 2018.

  7. "Reprieve!” Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 27, 2018.

  8. Roberts, Jeannie. "Old bridge gets few weeks’ reprieve.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 25, 2018.

  9. "Save this landmark.” Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 22, 2018.

  10. Roberts, Jeannie. "Struggling Delta town sees possibilities.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 21, 2018. 

  11. Oman, Noel. “State acts to raze Clarendon bridge; Residents file motion to save structure.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 18, 2018. 

  12. Nelson, Rex. "The cycling hub." Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 30, 2016.

  13. Nelson, Rex. "Bridging the White River." Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 16, 2016.

  14. "Cycling, hiking is enjoying revival." Editorial. Memphis Commercial Appeal, November 13, 2016.

  15. Eastin, Terry & Friedlander, Doug. "After the Harahan Bridge: Arkansas’ next big opportunity comes riding on in." Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 6, 2016. 

  16. Save this bridge.” Editorial. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, September 30, 2016.

  17. Oman, Noel. “White River bridge rally set for Saturday.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, September 23, 2016.

  18. Higgerson, Shea. "Clarendon hopes to save bridge." Stuttgart Daily Leader, September 22, 2016. 

  19. Moore, Jeremiah. “Editorial: Save our bridge.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, July 11, 2016.

  20. Oman, Noel. “Hope to save bridge revived at Clarendon.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 23, 2016.

  21. Oman, Noel. “Court ruling spells doom for old span.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 21, 2016.

  22. Oman, Noel. “Brothers work to save aging U.S. 79 bridge.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 19, 2015.

TV/Radio Coverage

  1. Popham, Nick. "Local residents and preservationists look to save an 87 year old bridge in Monroe County." KATV-TV (Little Rock). March 7, 2018. 

  2. Benson, Richard. “The Morning Show Interview.KBFC-FM (Forrest City). September 26, 2016.

  3. Shannon, Rob. Interview with Porter Briggs. East Ark. Broadcasters (KDEW-FM, KXFE-FM, KWAK-AM/FM, KOTN-FM, KVLO-FM). Sept 20, 2016.

  4. Ferrando, Erika. “Efforts to save White River Bridge in Clarendon.KTHV-TV (Little Rock). July 29, 2016.

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