Arkansas may be a state dedicated to its history, but there’s some stories that slip from memories and text books. One such instance is the 1931 Church War of Jonesboro. Not many folks are aware of this bizarre, over-the-top series of feuds that tore the familiar town apart. Let’s delve into the wild account of clashing congregations.

Before we begin, it’s important to note that today’s good people of Jonesboro were not affiliated with the folks of this article’s focus.

Wow! Do you recall learning about this war? Isn’t it just over the top? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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