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Suspects Go On Night Time Crime Spree

Subscriber onlyAn 18-year-old adult and a 17-year-old juvenile, both of Prairie Grove, are facing a total of 12 felonies and 21 misdemeanors after they apparently went on a night-long crime spree that included stealing a school van and breaking into a local church. Continue reading...

Manning: Physician, Prairie Grove Mayor, Writer

Subscriber onlyRobert Douglas Manning, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died peacefully at North Hills Life Care Center on Aug. 17, 2016. He was born on Oct. 5, 1925, in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Continue reading...

Council Rezones Property For New Business

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington City Council approved two action items at its Aug. 8 meeting. Continue reading...

Contract Signed...Lincoln Pound Pals Ready To Save Dogs

Subscriber onlyA signed contract between the city of Lincoln and Washington County was filed with the county clerk's office last week and Lincoln Pound Pals soon will be able to transport unclaimed dogs to the Washington County animal shelter. Continue reading...

Prairie Grove School Board Approves 2016-17 Budget

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove School Board last week approved a $15.5 million budget for the 2016-17 school year that projects $15.6 million in revenues and proposes just under that in expenditures. Continue reading...

State Panel Rejects Charter School In Farmington

LOCAL DISTRICT UNAWARE OF SITE CHANGE

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- An Arkansas Department of Education charter school panel last week turned down an application for a charter school just across the street from Farmington High School, though Farmington School District administration had not received prior notice about the school being located in Farmington. Continue reading...

Cane Hill College Renovations In Final Phase

Subscriber onlyThe final phase of renovations to Cane Hill College is well underway and the historic structure is set to reopen with a restored interior in November. Continue reading...

Lincoln School Board Discusses Budget

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Lincoln School Board discussed the district's 2016-17 budget last week but decided to hold off on approving it until the September meeting. Continue reading...

Street Name Is Citation, Not Citiation

STREET NAMED AFTER FAMOUS RACE HORSE

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove's city plat for Belle Mead subdivision misspells the name of one city street and the City Council took care of that last week by passing a resolution to correct the spelling. Continue reading...

Obituaries

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Washington County Fair Opens Tuesday

Subscriber onlyFrom bull riding to carnival rides to livestock shows, the 159th annual Washington County Fair opens next week, Aug. 30 through Sept. 3, with the front gate opening to the public at 10 a.m. each weekday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. The carnival midway opens at 5 p.m. each day, except for noon on Saturday. Continue reading...

Gardens Produce Bountiful Harvest

Subscriber onlyThis has been a bountiful year. I've had so many offers of garden produce. "Do you need some okra?" Can you use some squash?" and I've had to turn down so much because my family has brought me more than I can use. Janet, a sack full of squash, cucumbers and tomatoes, Misty brought a small basket full of the juiciest, sweetest, tree-ripened peaches, then a sack of squash. Brian came last week with a huge sack of tree-ripened apples. (I hope to make them into apple butter, which he likes.) Continue reading...

Area Festivals Fill Up Fall Calendar

Subscriber onlyFall is festival time and western Washington County has its share of festival events in September and October. Following is some information about each. Continue reading...

What's Happening

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Miss Clothespin Pageant Returns

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- After a five-year hiatus, Prairie Grove Junior Civic League revived a community tradition and brought back the Miss Clothespin pageant this weekend. Continue reading...

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