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Subscriber onlyWilliam Chester 'Willie' Day Continue reading...

Lincoln Garden Provides Vegetables To Many

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Lincoln Community Garden provided fresh, homegrown vegetables to more than 1,000 families in 2015 and is gearing up for its second year. Continue reading...

Council Discusses Changes

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove aldermen asked City Attorney Steven Parker to continue to tweak an ordinance that amends zoning requirements for auto repair, auto salvage and towing/impounding businesses. Continue reading...

Food Service Program Pulled

STAFFING LUNCHROOMS AN ISSUE THIS YEAR

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove School Board last week voted not to renew a food service contract with Aramark for 2016-17 but to bring its food service program back in-house. Continue reading...

Kids Unlimited Learning Academy Meets Special Needs In-House

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Students at Kids Unlimited Learning Academy in Farmington don't have to leave their preschool to receive therapy and medical services. Continue reading...

Cincinnati Reunion Coming Up In May

Subscriber onlyMark your calendar for May 28, the date of the annual Cincinnati reunion. It will be held in the fire station, just east of town, from 1 to 4 p.m. This is a month away, but it will be here before we know it. We'll remind you again. For more information, call Diane Moorman 824-5277, John Randolph 824-3483 or Sharon Barnes 824-3833. Continue reading...

Campaign Continues To Gather Signatures On Alcohol Question

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- A petition drive to gather signatures to place the question of whether to allow the sale of alcohol in Farmington is about 75 percent complete, according to Larry Bowden, a member of Growth for Farmington, a citizen committee organizing the drive. Continue reading...

Farmington Schools Make Top Percent

REWARD BASED ON TEST SCORES, GROWTH

Subscriber onlyFor the third consecutive year, Folsom and Williams elementary schools in Farmington have been named top performing schools in the state and will receive cash awards for their performances, based on academic achievement and/or academic gains on 2015 state tests. Continue reading...

Valley View Sewer In Receivership

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The three commissioners overseeing Valley View subdivision's sewer system resigned Thursday afternoon and a receiver has been appointed to take possession of the system and bring it into compliance with state laws and regulations. Continue reading...

Prairie Grove Issues Housing Permits At Record Pace

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Permits for new houses in Prairie Grove have steadily increased the past four years and now the city appears to be on track to break its record for the number of new housing permits issued during a single year. Continue reading...

GRACE Place News

Subscriber onlyBoth the Grace Place thrift store and emergency food bank in Lincoln have been busier than ever. With clothing, household goods and miscellaneous items all gently used and very moderately priced, plus free food items, we have helped many folks in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Lincoln woman guilty of stealing Social Security money

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Lincoln woman who earlier pleaded guilty to trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband pleaded guilty April 6 to federal charges of stealing the benefit checks of a dead man who was once in her care. Continue reading...

Farmington, Prairie Grove Plan Drug Take Back Efforts

Subscriber onlyFarmington and Prairie Grove police departments will participate in the Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative this month to help residents get rid of expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Continue reading...

The Fifth 'Great Serve' Helps Many

Subscriber onlyMore than 600 members of Prairie Grove Christian Church recently came together to spend a day especially set aside to help others in the community and some as far away as Haiti. Continue reading...

Winning Essay Thanks Teacher For Being There

Subscriber onlyEDITOR'S NOTE: Kassandra Dankers, a senior at Farmington High School, wrote this essay about her journalism teacher, Carol Bundsgaard, for the Favorite Teacher of the Year contest, sponsored by Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville. Dankers' letter was chosen as the winning essay and Bundsgaard was selected Favorite Teacher of the Year by the bookstore. A reception was held at the bookstore Thursday to honor both student and teacher. Dankers' winning letter is printed below. Continue reading...

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