WBC Student Housing Receives Upgrade from Region 8 Family

December 18, 2006 - Posted at 6:11 p.m. CST

Walnut Ridge, AR_Student housing at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge will benefit from a donation from a Harrisburg family.

The family of Jim Tom Butler is donating a half-million dollars which will be used to help build housing for honor students.

The college is finalizing its plans for the construction project, and building could begin next summer. The cost to build the student housing will exceed more than a half-million dollars.