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U.S. Sen. Boozman commends city, school leaders

Subscriber onlyTouring the unique joint City Hall/School Administration building in Pea Ridge, U.S. Senator John Boozman commended the foresight and cooperation of city and school leaders. "Congratulations on the millage," Boozman said to Rick Neal, school superintendent. "The rest of the state views northwest Arkansas as the land of opportunity." Continue reading...

Man shot; brother arrested

Subscriber onlyA man was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained as a result of a gunshot, according to police, who were dispatched to a residence on Nemett Circle at 1;37 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16. The adult male received emergency medical treatment at the scene and was then transported to a hospital for further care, according to a press release. The injury was determined not to be life-threatening. Continue reading...

Church news

Subscriber onlyFirst Baptist Church Continue reading...

Avoca Fire Dept.

Subscriber onlyMonday, Feb. 12 Continue reading...

Marriage licenses

Subscriber onlyFeb. 8 Continue reading...

Recipes from the Good Old Days

Subscriber onlyFastest Rolls in Town Continue reading...

Funding bills approved

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Some observers may think that fiscal sessions of the legislature lack drama, because of the lack of controversy. Lawmakers focus on budgets and revenue projections. Continue reading...

Friends of the Library really care

Subscriber onlyGreetings Library family. Continue reading...

Whatever happened to 'saving for the future'?

Subscriber onlyRecently a short excerpt from an Arkansas Democrat Gazette newspaper, concerning consumer debt in the United States, caught my attention. Hopefully you saw it also, because the topic of debt can be frightening. It had been taken from a Bloomberg News article which prompted me to resort to Google for additional insight into the subject. According to Bloomberg News, American households' total outstanding debt reached a record high of $13.1 trillion in last year's fourth quarter. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released the data which shows that for the fourth straight quarter borrowing reached a new record. There was a 3.2 percent gain in credit card borrowing at the same time that 7.44 percent of credit card balances were 90 days or more past due. Continue reading...

Club news

Subscriber onlyNew Meadowbrook EH Club Continue reading...

Remembering the old roads

Comparing the new roads

Subscriber onlyA Chevrolet car commercial from a few years ago featured the idea "Find New Roads!" Continue reading...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 21 Continue reading...

Time is right to support high school athletics

Subscriber onlyRosters, check. Brackets, check. Concession stands and hospitality rooms, double check. While some of you agonize over whether Arkansas will make the NCAA Tournament, many more will enhance their basketball experience by attending high school games this week. Regional and conference tournaments are scattered throughout the state, and an exciting 7A-West Conference race concludes on Friday. Continue reading...

Pea Ridge Schools Menus

Subscriber onlyMonday, Feb. 26 Continue reading...

Kindergarten registration begins

Subscriber onlyPea Ridge Primary School registration for the 2018/2019 school year for kindergarten students will be held 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day March 12 through March 16. There will also be an early kindergarten registration from 12:30-6:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19. Continue reading...

Trees are valuable assets

And an investment in the future

Subscriber only"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." -- Greek proverb Continue reading...

Representing their home town

Subscriber onlyCelebrating four Pea Ridge High School senior athletes, their peers, teachers, coaches and families gathered in Blackhawk gym Wednesday, Feb. 7, to watch each sign letters of intent to accept scholarships play college football. Continue reading...

Jr. Lady Blackhawks are champs

Subscriber onlyPhotograph submitted Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyTuesday, March 6 Continue reading...

Blackhawks win two of three in District

Start Regions Thursday

Subscriber onlyThe Blackhawks suffered through one of their worst shooting slumps this season, but used a stout defense to take two of three contests in the 4A-1 District playoffs to advance to the 4A North Region Tournament this week in Berryville. Continue reading...

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