Arkansas Governors Compete For Landmarks

January 7, 2006--Posted at 11:15 p.m. CST

LITTLE ROCK--When it comes to having lakes and schools and other public buildings named after them across the state Arkansas Governor Huckabee and former president Bill Clinton are

From Huckabee Lake in Hope to Clinton Avenue in Little Rock, the state's top political figures are enjoying honors their predecessors never saw: landmarks named after someone while they
are still alive.

With a presidential library, the University of Arkansas' school of public service, a Little Rock street and two public schools to his name, Clinton has a slight advantage over Huckabee.

But Huckabee, who recently dedicated the Mike and Janet Huckabee Lake in his hometown of Hope, has a growing list of landmarks named in his honor.

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