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A Cop Christmas LYNN KUTTER/ENTERPRISE-LEADER Bo Mitchell, school resource officer with Prairie Grove Police Department, reads the book, "Cop's Night Before Christmas," at the Family Holiday Night for Prairie Grove Elementary School on Dec. 6. School Resource Officer David Faulk read earlier, "Cajun Night Before Christmas," and both officers drew the attention of lots of children. About 500 attended the annual family evening.
Lincoln Council To Consider New Water Surcharge LINCOLN -- Lincoln City Council plans to consider an ordinance at its January meeting to assess a rate increase on city water bills to pay the costs for a new water storage tank to hold two million gallons of water. by Lynn Kutter
Prairie Grove, Lincoln Celebrate Christmas Prairie Grove postponed its Christmas Parade on Dec. 8 because of the pending weather forecast during the week so that means local residents will have several options this weekend to celebrate the holiday season. by STAFF REPORT
Lincoln Schools Implement New Curriculum Program LINCOLN -- On the outside, Lincoln High School and Lincoln Middle School look the same. But on the inside, teachers and staff are using a new curriculum that personalizes learning for each student and pairs students with a mentor or advisor to help them stay on track. by Lynn Kutter
Farmington FFA Team Second In Nation FARMINGTON -- When it comes to western Washington County, FFA poultry judging teams know what they are doing. by Lynn Kutter
Obituaries Flag: Kelley-Leonard, Eichler, House
Farmington Officer Arrested On Domestic Assault Charge A Farmington police officer has been arrested in connection with assault on a family member in the third degree, a misdemeanor, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. by Lynn Kutter
Do You Have A Plastic Jesus? Don't Settle For A Substitute Decades ago, I was a young preacher driving along the Florida coast late at night. I was returning from ministering at a friend's church. I clicked on the radio to keep myself awake and happened to catch a distant preacher. He was offering a giveaway to anyone who would send a donation. His gift for donors was a plastic statue of Jesus that you could mount on the dashboard of your car. I remember him saying, "Get your plastic Jesus today!" by Ron Wood
What Are You Focusing On This Christmas? Expect Great Joy Expecting JOY.
Stand For Truth In All Areas Of Life Sometimes I have a difficult time believing what is happening in our country. I wonder if people think about what they are doing and saying. by Gene Linzey
Petticoats Aplenty In House Chamber, First Bro-Sis To Serve Leave it to the ruling family dynasty to set another Legislative historical mark in Arkansas history. by Maylon T. Rice WCEL Columnist
President Bush: Humility, Friendship & God Like millions of people in the United States and around the world, I watched enthralled as the funeral service unfolded in the Washington National Cathedral for President H. W. Bush, our 41st president.
2-4-5-9, Hut, Hut - Governor's New Tax Plan Has Simple Name At first blush, at least this tax plan has a name -- albeit it a name that might be linked to a sports metaphor or a chemical compound. by Maylon T. Rice WCEL Columnist
A Higher Ground In Politics The midterm election is over. Americans are divided almost 50-50 between the progressive left and the conservative right. I'm reminded of the Scripture that says a house divided cannot stand. Division is dangerous when we have real enemies in the world. by Ron Wood
Tales From The Road: Tillamook Cheese Years ago, I saw a movie about a woman who wrote for a newspaper. She ran out of ideas, so she began writing about different uses of cheese. After five weeks, the editor called her into his office. When the writer revealed what amounted to burnout or loss of imagination, the editor blurted out: "You're a good writer -- write about anything. But no more cheese, lady!" by Gene Linzey
Slammons Stablizes Lady Wolves LINCOLN -- Lincoln athletic director Deon Birkes was not inclined to throw the baby out with the bath water, especially when that baby was his endeared Lady Wolves. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
Heltemes Signs With Coffeyville PRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove baseball coach Chris Mileham celebrates each time a Tiger signs as did senior Garrett Heltemes on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, to continue a career at the next level. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
Subtle Shift Boosts Lady Tigers PRAIRIE GROVE -- Subtle changes in Prairie Grove's offensive set proved decisive as the Lady Tigers outscored Lincoln 20-14 in the second half to claim a 40-33 win Tuesday, Dec. 4. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
Tigers Win On Buzzer Beater PRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove senior guard Riley Rhodes delivered an early Christmas gift making the game-winning 3-point shot with the clock running out in Friday's 46-43 win over West Fork. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
What Child Is This PRAIRIE GROVE -- Christmas songs celebrate the birth of a child destined to change the world and one of Prairie Grove's own returned to celebrate his heritage Friday. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
Cards Claim 75-74 Double OT Victory FARMINGTON -- Farmington battled Alma throughout regulation and into two overtime periods before claiming a 75-75 thrilling nonconference win at Cardinal Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
Lady Cardinals Celebrate Vanzant Milestone FARMINGTON -- Farmington locked down on defense, creating three straight Alma turnovers transforming those possessions into points to begin the third quarter with 7 unanswered points. by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER
These Lady Tigers Are Game For Basketball PRAIRIE GROVE -- Last season Larisha Crawford frequently passed up shots coach Kevin Froud would have preferred she take by Mark Humphrey ENTERPRISE-LEADER