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God's Work and Our Work

Subscriber onlyJoseph and Mary had taken the young Jesus to the big city for the celebration of the Passover. On their way home, they discovered that Jesus was missing! Continue reading...

Farmington High Gears Up For Mentoring Program

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington High students going through registration the week before school started had a new stop to make. Continue reading...

Fair Provides Life Lessons Outside Classroom

Subscriber onlyAt the Washington County Fair, several hundred 4-H and FFA livestock projects will be culminating in the show ring as months of hard work will be judged and awards will be presented. Continue reading...

Washington County Fair Opens Sept. 1

Subscriber onlyThis time of year brings to mind carnival rides, cows, sheep and pigs, cotton candy and corn dogs, canned foods and quilts. It's county fair time. Continue reading...

Lincoln Orders Special Helmets To Protect Players

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Lincoln School District's athletic director, Deon Birkes, updated the Board of Education last week on plans to make the school an Under Armour campus and to use new technology to alert coaches to possible head injuries to football players. Continue reading...

Schools: First Week Numbers In

FARMINGTON UP BY 80 STUDENTS

Subscriber onlyFarmington School District started the new year with an additional 80 students, compared to last year, according to Superintendent Bryan Law. Continue reading...

Reed Resigns From PG Telco

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- Dale Reed, who represents the face of Prairie Grove Telephone Company out in the business community, has resigned his position and will accept a new job Sept. 1 with Waco Title Co. Continue reading...

Obituaries

Subscriber onlyGary Rex McClellan Continue reading...

Court Date Reset In Murder For Hire Case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Lincoln woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband had her case in Washington County Circuit Court delayed Aug. 19 after public defenders said they had a conflict representing her. Continue reading...

Peaceful Setting

Subscriber onlyLYNN KUTTER ENTERPRISE-LEADER Jean Garrison, left, Jonathan Woodliff and George Woodliff enjoy a new sitting area at Prairie Grove Activity and Wellness Center. The center received a grant from state General Improvement Funds to purchase new furniture to give residents a comfortable setting to enjoy visiting with each other. The fireplace especially will be welcoming in the winter. State Rep. Charlene Fite helped the center with securing the grant. Continue reading...

Crepe Myrtles Display Colorful Show

Subscriber onlyI wonder if this might be "The year of the Crepe Myrtles." Never before have I realized there were so many over this area. They have put on quite a show to be appreciated. All colors from white to deepest lavender and rose. Continue reading...

Upcoming Festivals Provide Fun Weekend Events

Subscriber onlySeveral festivals will take place in western Washington County in September and October. Following is some information about each. Continue reading...

Lincoln Library Ready For Fall Events

Subscriber onlySummer is almost over and that leafs (leaves) us autumn people very happy! The start of another school year where the days will become cooler has just begun. So please remember that we are now starting new GED Classes right now. Tuesday evenings 5-8 and Wednesdays 3-5. These classes are free and offered to everyone who did not get a high school diploma. You must be 18 to take this class. Continue reading...

District Tests Panic App

A FEW GLITCHES Still TO WORK OUT

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington school officials, the school's resource officer and staff with Washington County Emergency Management Department met on school grounds Thursday morning to test a new panic button phone app designed to help with school safety. Continue reading...

Piranhas Take Plunge

SWIM COACHES BRING NEW OPPORTUNITY TO AREA

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- It was not a typical scene at Prairie Grove Aquatic Park. Parents, grandparents and other adults were sitting in lawn chairs three-deep around the pool and kids, wearing swimsuits and colorful swim caps, waited their turn to race in the water. Continue reading...

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