A Woman Was Lynched Today
Monday, October 16, 2006
Domestic Violence Awareness events planned
Arkansas:In 2005, Hope Cottage gave shelter to 224 women and their children. From the beginning of 2006 through Aug. 31, 160 women and children have sought shelter.“For years, we sheltered about 10 women and children a month, then it increased to 12, and then to 15 a month. Now we are averaging 18 every month,” Candlish said.Thursday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. a candlelight vigil will be held on the courthouse lawn for women killed in Arkansas as a result of domestic violence. Candles will be provided.