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Farmington Chamber Hands Out 2018 Honors

ANNUAL BANQUET HAS RECORD ATTENDANCE

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce took the opportunity last week to recognize the 2018 Business of the Year, to honor a person who has made an impact on the community and to show its appreciation to a long-time Chamber board member. Continue reading...

Angel Lifeline Shares Need To Feed Lincoln Students

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- A non-profit organization that helps feeds children who have delinquent lunchroom accounts in area schools is hoping the Lincoln community will lend support to the program. Ken and Denise Gheen of Prairie Grove started Angel Lifeline in 2012. All donations made to the 501(c)3 organization are used for school lunches. The Gheens work out of a home office and absorb administrative expenses for the program. Continue reading...

Truck Strikes Mandalay Restaurant

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- A Lincoln man is facing several charges after his vehicle struck the corner of Mandalay Asian Cuisine restaurant in Farmington, according to Farmington police. Continue reading...

Council Places New Cell Tower Ordinance On First Reading

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- The City Council last week placed two ordinances on first reading to regulate wireless telecommunication facilities within the city limits. Continue reading...

Pound Friends Approach Businesses To Help With New Cat Clinic

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Friends of Prairie Grove Pound recently asked local business leaders if they would be willing to get behind a plan to build and open a cat clinic to offer low-cost spay and neuter services. Continue reading...

Council OKs Public Outdoor Movies

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- City Council members gave the OK last week to allow First Baptist Church on Rheas Mill Road to use the grassy area next to Farmington Public Library to show movies at night. Continue reading...

PG Historic Districts Nominated For National Register

BOTH DISTRICTS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN AREA

Subscriber onlyTwo historic districts in downtown Prairie Grove will be nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. The State Review Board of Arkansas Historic Preservation Program recommended the Prairie Grove Commercial Historic District and North Mock Street Commercial Historic District for nomination at its April 4 meeting in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Committee Seeks Wet Status For All Of Prairie Grove

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- A newly formed committee called Historic Prairie Grove Revitalization is seeking to place a local option question on the November election ballot to allow the sale of alcohol within all of Prairie Grove city limits, according to Jerry Coyle, committee chairman. Continue reading...

Lincoln Middle School Students Learn About Careers

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Lincoln Middle School held its first Career Day on the Friday before spring break and the intent was to give students a heads-up when it comes to considering careers, said Tyler McBride, seventh-grade literacy and social studies teacher. Continue reading...

School Board Terminates Teacher Following Alcohol-Related Arrest

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- In a special meeting last week, Prairie Grove School Board unanimously voted to terminate a high school teacher arrested by Siloam Springs Police Department in connection with driving under the influence, according to board President Shawn Shrum. Continue reading...

District Interviews Candidates For Assistant Principal

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove School District is in the process of filling an assistant principal's position at the high school and received more than 60 applications for the job, said Allen Williams, superintendent of schools. Continue reading...

Farmington Graduate Immersed In Ethiopian Culture

FLYNN SHARES STORIES WITH FIFTH GRADERS

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Fifth-grade students at Ledbetter Elementary School received a lesson about the life and culture of Ethiopia from a Farmington High School graduate spending almost a year there as a doctoral student from Oklahoma State University. Continue reading...

American Drive-In Celebrates Two Years With New Owner

RESTAURANT IS 60 YEARS OLD

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Katrina Asher is celebrating her second year owning the popular American Drive-In restaurant in Lincoln. Continue reading...

Internal Investigation Remains Under Review

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- The Washington County Prosecuting Attorney's office is still in the process of reviewing a case file of an internal investigation involving two Farmington police officers, according to Matt Durrett, prosecuting attorney. Continue reading...

Planners Turn Down Requests From Developers

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington Planning Commission unanimously denied two requests last week, one to rezone property and the other, a variance from the requirement to submit a large-scale development plan. Continue reading...

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