Help Wanted: Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers FARMINGTON -- As school districts continue their safety protocols because of the covid-19 outbreak, they also are trying to manage a shortage of substitute teachers and bus drivers. by Lynn Kutter 17 mins. ago
Rising Everyday To Bake Bread FARMINGTON -- Billie Yates, in telling you "how to bake bread," makes it seem all so easy. 17 mins. ago
Lumber Yard Returns To Lincoln LINCOLN -- The former site that housed Carrington Lumber for 60 years in Lincoln is once again a lumber yard and building supplies center for western Washington County, Northwest Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. by Lynn Kutter 18 mins. ago
Early Voting Centers, Week Two Early voting for the Nov. 3 election began Monday, Oct. 19, and ends Monday, Nov. 2. The ballot will include general election races, nonpartisan judicial general election run-off, school elections and special elections. 19 mins. ago
Rheas Mill Gardens Offers Honor System Produce FARMINGTON -- A vegetable stand that uses the honor system has provided fresh produce throughout the season and attracts customers not only from Farmington but also from surrounding communities. by Lynn Kutter 39 mins. ago
New Library Playground Open For Use PRAIRIE GROVE -- The new playground at Prairie Grove Public Library has about 50 different things for children to do and is made for kids ages toddler to 12. by Lynn Kutter 39 mins. ago
Tulsa Woman Charged In 'Meth Bust' PRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove Police Department made one of its "biggest methamphetamine busts" following a two-vehicle accident earlier this month, according to police Chief Chris Workman. by Lynn Kutter 1 hr. ago
Council Reverses Planning Commission Decision FARMINGTON -- Farmington City Council voted 5-3 last week to overturn a decision by the Planning Commission and allow the developer of Farmington Heights subdivision to amend the preliminary plat for Phase 2 and pay money in lieu of setting aside land for a community park. by Lynn Kutter 2 hrs. ago
Servant Leadership LINCOLN -- Referees stopped play during a 2020 Lincoln basketball game asking for the playing surface to be wiped and when a junior manager stepped onto the court -- instant applause erupted. by Mark Humphrey
Panthers Edge Junior Cards 17-14 FARMINGTON -- Siloam Springs (1-4) held on for a ninth-grade football win, the Panthers' first victory of the season, by edging Farmington, 17-14, on Sept. 24. by Mark Humphrey
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Panthers Defeat Cardinal Seventh Grade 16-12 FARMINGTON -- Siloam Springs won its first seventh-grade football game of the season by knocking off Farmington, 16-12, at Cardinal Stadium on Sept. 24. by Mark Humphrey
Tigers Claim Hard-fought Win Over Gravette PRAIRIE GROVE -- A wounded Prairie Grove volleyball team came off the ropes after trailing 24-22 in the first set and came back to sweep Gravette (29-27, 25-13, 25-20) on Sept. 24. by Mark Humphrey
Farmington Raises Triumphant Homecoming Banner FARMINGTON -- Farmington righted its ship, battered and tossed in previous weeks amid a sea of covid-19 and off-the-field issues, raising a triumphant Homecoming banner victorious 29-21 over Clarksville. by Mark Humphrey
OPINION: Contentious Times Between Now And Nov. 3 General Election These next two weeks and the requisite political columns to fill this space until after the Nov. 3 election results are in are often long, difficult and confusing times even to a column writer.
Vote For The What, Not The Who Well, I wasn't going to get into this fracas, but why not? I promise to be nice, civil, courteous, honorable, respectful and ... oh yes, I'll be Christian about the whole thing.
When Men Legally Controlled Women This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, when women got the right to vote in all 50 states. Limiting voting to men at the nation's founding was part of the legal doctrine of coverture, in which a woman was legally represented first by her father and then by her husband.
Getting Healed Today I'm rejoicing. My friend of 20 years just called me to share a praise report. He was giving thanks to God because his terrible life-threatening kidney stones, some gigantic, were still gone. He had been plagued with this awful disease for decades. This morning as I write, he said he'd been back to his urologist to be x-rayed once again. The checkup confirmed what he already knew. He was still healed. This miracle had happened three years ago. Let me tell you about his story.