Region 8 college celebrates 75 years

Region 8 college celebrates 75 years

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - One Region 8 college celebrated its 75th anniversary by honoring those who founded the university.

Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge celebrated their anniversary at their Opening Convocation Wednesday.

The children of founder Dr. H.E. Williams took the stage to discuss their memories of the college in its early days.

Williams Baptist College was founded in 1941 by Dr. Williams, starting in Pocahontas before relocating to a nearby WWII military base at Walnut Ridge in 1947.

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