The Elrod Firm

Topic: Long-Term Care Planning

Building A Legacy

Construction on the Arkansas State Capitol building took 16 years to complete, lasting from 1899 to 1915. The total cost was $2.2 million, more than double the original $1 million budget initially approved for the project. It consists of an expansive 287,000 square feet. Its interior is filled with marble, and the exterior is made …

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Make Your Own Luck

Maewyn Succat was born in the late 300s AD in Britain.  At the age of 16, he was kidnapped by Irish pirates and kept as a slave for several years.  While enslaved in northeastern Ireland, he learned the Irish language and culture before attempting to escape.  His effort failed.  He was captured by the French …

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Never Stop Learning

It’s hard to believe that summer is already over and kids are heading back to school.  It seems like just a few weeks ago that kids all over Benton and Bryant were celebrating the end of another school year, filling up neighborhood pools and spending hot evenings at the ballpark.  As our kids stock up …

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Don’t Wait For a Miracle

War Memorial Stadium has seen its share of historical events since its completion in 1947.  It hosted its first football game on September 19, 1948, immediately after its dedication ceremony, when fans witnessed the Arkansas Razorbacks defeat the Wildcats of Abilene Christian in a blowout, 40-6.  Crowds heard Billy Graham preach there in both 1959 …

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