Remembering Ouida Cox

Remembering Ouida Cox

Ouida Hutto Cox, long-serving editor of Rural Arkansas  (1949-1967) and Arkansas Living  (1968-2012), passed away on Oct. 13, 2021, at the age of 98. During her long career, she informed members of the Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) of the interplay of...
Dorothy Stuck: A 100-Year Beautiful Life

Dorothy Stuck: A 100-Year Beautiful Life

Dorothy Stuck, a charter member of Arkansas Press Women, passed away this week at age 100. From her life-long friend Nan Snow: It is with heavy heart that I pass the word on to you of the death of Dorothy Stuck on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Dorothy Suffered a fall in...
Remembering Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder

Remembering Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder

Politics fascinated Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder her entire life. Writing in her memoir, Salty Old Editor, Schexnayder remembered her grandfather buying a radio to listen to presidential candidate Al Smith’s campaign speech. The written word also fascinated her. A 7th...
Terry Hawkins Remembered

Terry Hawkins Remembered

Terry Hawkins, publisher of the Dumas Clarion and long-time Arkansas Press Women member, passed away Feb. 24. Hawkins died from complications of liver cancer. He was one of APW’s first male members, joining the formerly all-women group in 1977 along with the...