2013 Celebrities
Grand Marshal

Judge Gerald K. Crow named Grand Marshal 2013
by the Krewe of Blarney St. Paddy Kaptains Klub
Judge Gerald K. Crow Circuit Judge 19th Judicial District (East)

 
  Judge Kent Crow was born in Berryville, Arkansas.  He graduated from San Francisco State University  with a B. A. in Political Science and attended Law School at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
   Kent served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1972 and again from 1977 to 1983.  He served two tours in the Republic of Viet Nam as a rifleman with the 101st Airborne Division and as a helicopter pilot with the 192nd Assault Company. He also served with the 2nd Infantry Division, the 25th Infantry Division and the 7th Infantry Division.  Among his awards are the Bronze Star for Valor and the Purple Heart.  He is a member of the Veteranís of Foreign Wars and the Vietnam Helicopter Pilotís Association.
  After his military service he returned to Arkansas in 1983 and served on the Berryville City Counsel;  Board of Directors of the Merlin Foundation;  St. Johnís Hospital Ethics Committee;  People Helping People; Habitat For Humanity;  The Carroll County Multi-Disciplinary Team, the Carroll County Historic Society and the Good Shepherd Humane Society.  
  As an Attorney he worked as an associate for Mary Ann Gunn in Washington County and for Vowell & Atchley in Berryville. He opened his law practice in Berryville and worked extensively in the areas of criminal law, juvenile law, real estate, domestic relations, probate and trusts.
  Judge Crow was appointed by Governor Huckabee as the District Court Judge for Carroll Countyís Eastern District in 2006 and was elected as Circuit Judge for Carroll County in May 2008.
   He has attended the National Judicial College, University of Nevada,  in Reno, Nevada and completed the Trial Judgeís Certification Program.  He completed course work for a Masterís Degree in Judicial Studies earning a 4.0 GPA and is currently working on his thesis.


Colleen

Shelby Clark named Colleen 2013
by the Krewe of Blarney St. Paddy Kaptains Klub
     Shelby Clark, a senior at Eureka Springs High School and a lifelong resident of Eureka Springs, is the daughter of Travis and
Mitzi Clark. Shelby has two younger siblings; her brother, Slade (12) and her sister, Mickee (8).
Shelby has been involved in many activities and clubs during her years at Eureka Springs. She has been active in
FBLA, Art Club, and Rotary Interact. Shelby played volleyball for two years. She was a cheerleader during her Freshman and
Sophomore years. During cheer camp, Shelby competed and was awarded a spot on the All American Team, which gave her the
opportunity to cheer in the Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade with the UCA Cheerleaders.
     Shelby has held the position of Class President in both her Junior and Senior Years. Shelby's kind and compassionate
personality is valued by her peers. She was recently crowned Homecoming Queen.
     Shelby has shown good work ethic and has held part time jobs during her high school years. She has been employed as a
teller by Cornerstone Bank for almost two years and also cashiers at Sparkys restaurant on the weekends. Shelby has been
accepted by The University of Arkansas and plans to attend the Fayetteville campus in the fall of 2013.


Loving Cup Recipient

Jack Miller
To be presented the Archie Ryan Loving Cup
on March 16 by the Kaptains Klub
 
    No stranger to fame, notoriety and recognition, Jack Miller worked and lived for nearly thirty-five years in New Orleans where he developed his unique style of etching.  He became widely known and respected for his architectural renderings of the French Quarter.
     Jack has brought his skills and talents to that which made him famous in New Orleans by offering architectural renderings of homes and buildings in Eureka Springs.  Jack is able to capture the essence and beauty of home or building with a one of a kind work of art.
     Jack remarks that he has found his niche in the unique and creative environment of the Ozarks.  
      The Krewe of Krazo presented him in 2012 with a well-deserved award for making Eureka Gras parades a visual feast.  Miller made the Red Shoe float, the Chariot of Fire float, and the Aquarius Waterwheel float as well as designing the King's float and the Queen's float, and the Cavaliers float, which took first place in its division in the 2012 Christmas Parade of Lights.
     The "Archie Ryan Loving Cup" has been presented each year honoring those individuals who have given of themselves to their fellow man and to the greater community of Eureka Springs. Thank you Jack Miller!


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