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Livestock Short Course Set

Subscriber onlyThe Benton and Washington Counties' combined "Livestock Shortcourse" are having their second course meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Farmer's Livestock Auction in Springdale. Continue reading...

Joe Yates: Benton County's First GOP Senator

Subscriber onlyForgive me this week if I don't rail on about what is going on down in Little Rock at the 91st General Assembly. Continue reading...

Good Reads For 2017 Include The Bible

Subscriber only"Finding God in the Waves" is a true book by Mike McHargue. He is known as "Science Mike" on his podcasts. The subtitle of his book is, "How I lost my faith and found it again through science." Continue reading...

Perusing Old Issues Of Arkansas Gazette

Subscriber onlyOn a recent visit to the University of Arkansas library, I sorted through some issues of the Arkansas Gazette from 1970. Before I knew it, I was perusing many items that had nothing to do with why I was there. Continue reading...

Fire Destroys Lincoln House

Subscriber onlyLincoln Fire Department responded to a house fire last week that resulted in a total loss of contents and building, according to Jay Norton, fire administrator. Continue reading...

Black History Month Goes Beyond Slavery

Subscriber onlyAs a social studies teacher years ago, I was guiding some junior high students through a unit of study about the years leading up to the Civil War, and we were dealing with the matter of slavery. Continue reading...