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The Role of Riparian Buffers

Subscriber onlyDensely vegetated land areas that flank both sides of a creek or stream are called "riparian buffers." Also called vegetated buffer zones, healthy riparian buffers are critical tools in water quality protection as they filter soil and nutrients from runoff, provide wildlife habitat and maintain cooler water temperatures in streams. Riparian buffers can also provide shade and water access points for livestock. Continue reading...

Battle Field State Park Gets New Apple Trees

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- The apple orchard at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park has 24 new apple trees. Continue reading...

School Board Votes To Extend Spears' Contract

Subscriber onlyLincoln School Board members unanimously voted to extend the contract for school Superintendent Mary Ann Spears at their January monthly meeting. Continue reading...

Pen Pal Letters Lead To Friendship

Subscriber onlyA few years ago, we received word that a member of our Class of '41, Junior McConnell, had passed away and as he had requested was to be brought back to Lincoln, and be buried in Lincoln Cemetery. I attended the funeral, and briefly met his wife, Margaret. After she returned to California, she sent me a nice thank you for attending. That led to many more correspondences, especially greeting cards on special dates, and I enjoyed her newsy notes. I have received a letter from her sister, saying Margaret had passed away, and her body was flown back to Lincoln and laid beside her husband. She wasn't just a pen-pal. I enjoyed her as a dear friend and will miss her frequent letters. Continue reading...

Lincoln Library News

Subscriber onlyBrrrrrr! Hello! New year and things are going on! GED classes are back in session here at The Lincoln Public Library Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays 3-5 p.m. Story Time with Ms. Sherry Rodgers will begin Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. each Wednesday till May. Crochet and knitting clubs are free and are open to the public. They meet here at the library on Tuesdays. Call 479-824-3294 for more information. Continue reading...

Business Leaders Speak To Lincoln Students

Subscriber onlyLincoln High School held its second LHS Career Day for the school year on Jan. 22. Career Days are designed to educate high school students about the multitude of career opportunities in Northwest Arkansas and better prepare them for the workforce. Continue reading...

Boy Scouts Plan Food Drive

Subscriber onlyCub and Boy Scouts in Northwest Arkansas and surrounding communities will be distributing empty bags on Saturday, Feb. 6, to area neighborhoods as part of their annual food drive. Scouts will return the morning of Saturday, Feb. 13, to collect the filled bags left on the front doorstep in these same neighborhoods. If a Scout misses your house or neighborhood, please drop by an area Harps Food Store, Harps Marketplace or Price Cutter store to pick up a bag and instruction handout to fill the bag and return it to that same store on Feb. 13. Continue reading...

'82 Prairie Grove Graduate Promoted

Subscriber onlyA Prairie Grove High School graduate was tapped last year to become vice president for student affairs at the University of Texas at Dallas. Continue reading...

Riding and Roping: 5-year-old cowboy not tied down by disability

FAMILY STARTS ‘SADDLE UP AND TOGETHER LET’S REIN IN BULLYING’

Subscriber onlyColton, what is your favorite thing to do? Continue reading...

Group Seeks Vote On Alcohol Sales

GROWTH FOR FARMINGTON TO CIRCULATE PETITIONS

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- A committee of local business owners and citizens is initiating a petition drive to gather enough signatures to place the question of whether to allow the sale of alcohol in Farmington on an election ballot. Continue reading...

Lincoln Chamber Honors Community Leader

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Jack Norton, of Lincoln, has worn many hats over the years: school board member, fire chief, justice of the peace and an officer for many organizations and civic groups. Continue reading...

Bake For Science, Bake For Others

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington sixth- and seventh-graders baked homemade bread over the weekend and turned in more than 200 loaves of yeast bread Monday morning to donate to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. Continue reading...

Farmington Seeks Landscaping Variance For New High School

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington School District had hoped to have its landscape plan for the new high school approved by Farmington Planning Commission last week but only four members showed up for the meeting, just short of a quorum of five. Continue reading...

Obituaries

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