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Campbell, Broyles, Alamo among noted Arkansas deaths in 2017


December 28, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Storied football coach Frank Broyles, international entertainer Glen Campbell and disgraced evangelist Tony Alamo were among the noted and notorious Arkansans who died in 2017. Two stars of the small screen died, too, five decades after entertaining Arkansas children with their local television shows.

Broyles died Aug. 14 at age 92, from Alzheimer's complications. He guided the University of Arkansas to a 1964 national championship awarded after the bowl season and later served as the Razorbacks' athletic director.

As head football coach for nearly two decades, he...

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