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Theresia Joyce Harris Baker

July 11, 2014

Theresia Joyce Harris Baker, age 74, of Benton passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
She was born Feb. 15, 1940, in Benton.
Joyce was a retired floral designer and worked with the Mission Builders for 15 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ottis and Jewell Richmond Harris.
She is survived by her husband, Tommy Baker, Benton; a stepson, Tracy A. Baker of Benton; two stepdaughters, Shari Moser of Batesville and Lisa Still of Benton; a brother, Jerry Harris of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

July 11, 2014

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and religion.

Some powerful agriculture interests want to declare farming a right at the state level as part of a wider campaign to fortify the ag industry against crusades by animal-welfare activists and opponents of genetically modified crops.

Garth Brooks going digital, announces new album, tour

July 11, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way.

Brooks, one of the last holdout big-name musicians still refusing to put his music on iTunes, said Thursday he will make his back catalog of hits and his new music available for download, but only through his own website. He said the digital downloads of previous music would be available in a few weeks to tide fans over until a new album comes out later this year.

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