FROM THE BOUND VOLUMES: Preparing to serve

From this week in 1982 -

Original cutline: Ten National Guard recruits from Ashley County pose for a picture before leaving for 45 days of basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Pictured, front row, from left, are David Hollis of Fountain Hill, Chris Marks of Crossett, Rodrick Scott of Hamburg, Kenneth Childress of Crossett and William Thornton of Crossett; second row, from left, Don Strebeck, Crossett National Guard Unit Administrator, Calvin Walthall of Fountain Hill, Danny Smith of Fountain Hill, John Bailey of Crossett, Paul McClain of Crossett and Harold "Dink" Hall, local recruiter. (FILE PHOTO/News Observer)

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