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Park hosts 1860s Christmas

Subscriber onlyThe Pea Ridge National Military Park will once again open the doors of Elkhorn Tavern to celebrate the Christmas holiday 1860 style. Come join us and learn what Christmas may have been like in December 1860, the last Christmas before war changed the course of the country. This program will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. For information, call 479-451-8122 ext. 1227. Continue reading...

Shiloh Museum

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Pea Ridge Schools menus

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Jr. High Lady Blackhawks

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Community Calendar

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Church news

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Marriage licenses

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Court Report

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Avoca Fire Dept.

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Benton County Jail

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Computer science classes increase

Accelerated nursing program instituted

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Since the legislature enacted a law in 2015 that requires Arkansas high schools to offer computer science, the number of students in computer classes has increased by 460 percent. Continue reading...

Government budget needs cooperation from all

Subscriber onlyIf you remember that this report is written a week or at least several days before you read it in the paper, it doesn't sound so much like old news. But the big topic in our nation's capitol this week is a budget to keep our government functioning. When I think of all the people and businesses who are affected by a "shut-down" and consider the very simple reality that everyone in government knows when the existing budget runs out, I can't help wondering "why?" How can supposedly responsible people we elected from all across our nation allow a condition, or circumstance, of this kind to come about? What have we done wrong that has allowed selfish, egotistical, partisan politics to run our country? Continue reading...

Time for the politically correct All State teams

What are are counts

Subscriber onlyIt will soon be time for the Arkansas All-State Teams to be named for the 2017 season. I just wish it was based on just the players' performance on the field rather than the way it is always done in the Natural State. Continue reading...

Blackhawk basketball schedule

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Battle at the Ridge tradition

Blackhawks shoot past NWA Hornets

Subscriber onlyKobe Rose picked up the basketball in the left corner and launched a 3-point attempt that swished cleanly through the hoop. Continue reading...

Holtgrewe's free throws clinch 'Hawk win

Subscriber onlyThe rowdy Pea Ridge student section went silent each time senior guard Hayden Holtgrewe stepped to the free-throw line. Continue reading...

Blackhawks fall short in Battle of the Ridge final

Subscriber onlyTrent Loyd will look back at the Battle of the Ridge championship and see it as one that just got away from his Pea Ridge boys basketball team. Continue reading...

Lady 'Hawks picks up momentum

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- The Pea Ridge girls picked up some much-needed momentum with a fourth quarter comeback, 52-45 win over 3A Harding Academy Saturday. Continue reading...

Pea Ridge boys are Dawgs!

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Wright promoted to director

Santa to read to children

Subscriber onlyGreetings Library, family! Continue reading...

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