News 2010 August

Stories for August 2010

Wednesday, August 25

School OKs Nabholz

posted: 08/25/2010 8:41 p.m.

In competition with construction company Baldwin and Shell, Nabholz was named general contractor to oversee the construction of the new multipurpose facility at Pea Ridge High School.

City joining forces

posted: 08/25/2010 8:41 p.m.

Shared work is always more fun. At least that’s the idea behind a city-wide garage sale being promoted by Gina Easterling and Courtney Hurst.

McNiel files for mayor

posted: 08/25/2010 8:40 p.m.

Throwing his hat into the ring, Boyd McNiel has filed to run for mayor.

A safe place to hang out

posted: 08/25/2010 8:40 p.m.

Too old, yet too young — that’s how some people describe the pre-teen children between the ages of 10 and 12 who feel as though they’re too old to go to day care, but who may be too young to be left home alone.

Museum gets air

posted: 08/25/2010 8:39 p.m.

A new air conditioner unit has been installed in the Pea Ridge Historical Museum thanks to a donation from Arvest Bank, Pea Ridge, according to Historical Society president Mary Durand and Mayor Jackie Crabtree. The combination air conditioner/heater was affordable thanks to a reduced price provided by Lowe’s, Crabtree said.

Pastor’s Corner | Choices determine life outcomes

posted: 08/25/2010 8:38 p.m.

I just got my Western Horsman magazine in the mail today. An article titled, “Cowboy for Hire: The risks and rewards of day work” caught my attention.

RECOLLECTIONS

posted: 08/25/2010 8:38 p.m.

40 years ago R.E. Baker, Benton County supervisor of schools, was a special guest at a breakfast held for Pea Ridge school teachers before school started. He was pictured in the Graphic with Mabel Hardy and Faith Sims, elementary teachers, and Golda Calvin of Pea Ridge Realty.

THE TIMES CHURCH NEWS

posted: 08/25/2010 8:37 p.m.

Area Church Events and News

NEBCO OBITUARIES

posted: 08/25/2010 8:35 p.m.

August 25, 2010

THE TIMES OF COURT REPORT

posted: 08/25/2010 8:34 p.m.

Judge John A. Skaggs, presiding Richard S. Hardwicke, prosecuting attorney Aug. 10, 2010 Bonagurio, Cristyl, 29, contempt fail to pay fines and costs, guilty.

POLICE, SHERIFF, FIRE/EMS

posted: 08/25/2010 8:33 p.m.

Incidents reported this week:

PLAYFUL PALS

posted: 08/25/2010 8:31 p.m.

FREE TO GOOD HOME, LOST AND FOUND PETS

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS WANTED

posted: 08/25/2010 8:31 p.m.

Parents wishing to publish birth announcements in The TIMES need to submit information directly to the newspaper office.

THE TIMES CORRECTION

posted: 08/25/2010 8:30 p.m.

Jerika Schooley plays volleyball for Pea Ridge Junior High. Her name was mispelled in the roster published in last week’s edition of The Times.

NEBCO PUBLIC MEETINGS

posted: 08/25/2010 8:30 p.m.

Calendar of Meetings

PEA RIDGE MARRIAGE LICENCES

posted: 08/25/2010 8:17 p.m.

August 25, 2010

Recipe of the Week | Three cheese enchiladas

posted: 08/25/2010 8:16 p.m.

From the kitchen of Angie Pratt The 2008 Cook’s Library of Treasures

Arkansas Watch | Beware of corporate prophets

posted: 08/25/2010 8:15 p.m.

Often, people of mediocre minds attempt to avoid uncomfortable thoughts by writing off evidence of vast and malevolent plans as “conspiracy theories.” This is foolish. Humans, by their very nature, are conspiratorial.

’Til Next Time | Paper towels used in abundance

posted: 08/25/2010 8:13 p.m.

Before another summer rolls around, maybe I should invest in shares in a paper towel factory, carpet shampoo, bottled water and Lysol disinfectant factory.

Lynch Pen |Become an informed voter, seek truth

posted: 08/25/2010 8:12 p.m.

The humor associated with politics can be quite entertaining if we allow it. The cute suggestion to “vote early and vote often” is one of my favorites.

Now & Then | Things we did when there was nothing to do

posted: 08/25/2010 8:12 p.m.

Even in the old days, we kids sometimes found ourselves with time on our hands. For kids growing up on the farm, there were probably fewer times like that than for kids who didn’t have regular chores or animals to care for. But even though we worked hard, and sometimes long, we had our times when there was nothing to do.

BENTON COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

posted: 08/25/2010 8:11 p.m.

Upcoming Local Events and Meetings

PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK

posted: 08/25/2010 8:07 p.m.

Upcoming at the Park

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER NATIONAL MONUMENT

posted: 08/25/2010 8:07 p.m.

DIAMOND, Mo. — The annual Prairie Day at George Washington Carver National Monument is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sex offender arrested in attempted kidnapping; being held on bond

posted: 08/25/2010 8:06 p.m.

A Garfield man was still in the Benton County Jail Tuesday, Aug. 24, a week after his arrest on Aug. 17 in connection with an attempted kidnapping reported Friday, Aug. 13.

Man arrested after fatal wreck

posted: 08/25/2010 8:02 p.m.

A Garfield man is dead and a Bentonville man in jail after a two-vehicle accident Saturday on Arkansas 127.

Ferris joins Pea Ridge Police Dept.

posted: 08/25/2010 8:01 p.m.

Joey Ferris joined Pea Ridge Police Department this week. Ferris, a five-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves, served one year in Iraq in 2008-2009.

Tillman, Easley to wed

posted: 08/25/2010 8 p.m.

Amanda Tillman and Ryan Easley, both of Pea Ridge, plan to marry at 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Garfield Baptist Church in Garfield.

Armours celebrate golden anniversary

posted: 08/25/2010 8 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Armour will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church of Garfield with a reception put on by their daughters.

Booyers celebrate silver anniversary

posted: 08/25/2010 7:59 p.m.

The Rev. Rick W. and Carisa Booyer will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Twelve Corners Baptist Church.

DAY CARE

posted: 08/25/2010 7:59 p.m.

The Arkansas Department of Human Services has the following listed as licensed day cares in Pea Ridge:

MUNCIPAL FILINGS

posted: 08/25/2010 7:58 p.m.

The following candidates have filed for municipal office in Benton County.

Pea Ridge Fire Department staffed on weekends

posted: 08/25/2010 7:55 p.m.

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 28, the Pea Ridge Fire Department will staff a weekend day-shift, according to Fire Chief Frank Rizzio.

Blackhawks have something to prove

posted: 08/25/2010 7:55 p.m.

“We’ve got something to prove.” So said head football coach Tony Travis, entering his second year as head Blackhawk football coach.

Travis seeks to tighten defensive secondary

posted: 08/25/2010 7:54 p.m.

For Pea Ridge coach Tony Travis, Monday’s scrimmage against Fayetteville’s junior varsity team allowed him to see what areas need to be corrected before the Blackhawks open the season.

2010-2011 Blackhawk cheerleaders

posted: 08/25/2010 7:53 p.m.

List of cheerleaders

Depth not a problem for Blackhawks

posted: 08/25/2010 7:52 p.m.

Depth and familiarity with the offensive and defensive schemes is not a problem for Pea Ridge now.

Ridger Sports | Title IX shown to be success

posted: 08/25/2010 7:51 p.m.

With next year being the 40th year in which the Federal law Title IX has existed, it is noteworthy to see the way athletic participation has grown among the girls of the U.S.

PRHS Pride Night Friday

posted: 08/25/2010 7:51 p.m.

Pea Ridge High School Pride Night will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27. All fall athletes will be introduced, beginning with the junior boys football team. Cheerleaders and the band will perform and Blackhawk fans can get a glance at the football action to come this year.

Backfield competition intense

posted: 08/25/2010 7:50 p.m.

Competition for starting spots at quarterback and tailback was still intense as Pea Ridge prepared for Monday’s pre-season scrimmage at Fayetteville.

GOLF TOURNAMENT VFW Tourney

posted: 08/25/2010 7:50 p.m.

Pea Ridge VFW Post 8109 will hold a golf tournament starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Big Sugar Golf Course in Pea Ridge.

2010 - 2011 JR. BLACKHAWK CHEERLEADERS

posted: 08/25/2010 7:49 p.m.

List of Cheerleaders

PEA RIDGE SCHOOL CALENDAR

posted: 08/25/2010 7:48 p.m.

2010-2011

PEA RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

posted: 08/25/2010 7:45 p.m.

Also includes Roster

SPORTS BRIEFS and CALENDAR

posted: 08/25/2010 7:43 p.m.

Local Sports News

THE TIMES LUNCH MENUS

posted: 08/25/2010 7:40 p.m.

PEA RIDGE and GARFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BENTON COUNTY SCHOOL NEWS

posted: 08/25/2010 7:40 p.m.

School Announcements

Young artists take home 1sts

posted: 08/25/2010 7:39 p.m.

Pea Ridge elementary artists won eight first-place and eight second-place awards at the annual Benton County Fair Young Artists competition.

PEA RIDGE SCHOOL HONORS

posted: 08/25/2010 7:38 p.m.

Local Students Recognized

Death penalty sought for son/grandson

posted: 08/25/2010 7:36 p.m.

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for two men accused of killing two Bentonville women.

Kozy Heat Fireplaces for service and experience

posted: 08/25/2010 11:15 a.m.

It’s not too soon to start thinking about winter weather. Since 1990, Kozy Heat Fireplaces has been helping keep area homes warm and comfortable when the temperatures drop.

Wednesday, August 18

‘Address’ing the issue of visibility

posted: 08/18/2010 11:39 p.m.

Rushing to the scene of a reported medical emergency, emergency responders can loose valuable time when they struggle to find the address on a building.

Bands play at picnic

posted: 08/18/2010 11:38 p.m.

Music will resound through Gateway Park Labor Day weekend at the annual Gateway Picnic set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4.

Young crowned Madison County IPRA Rodeo Princess

posted: 08/18/2010 11:38 p.m.

Taylor Young was crowned Madison County IPRA Rodeo Princess this summer.

Pea idge senior readies entry for show ring at Benton County Fair

posted: 08/18/2010 11:36 p.m.

The 2010 Benton County Fair will be bittersweet for Sarah Meyers of Garfield.

Pastor’s Corner | Freedom is costly

posted: 08/18/2010 11:34 p.m.

I’ve been thinking a lot in the past few years about our freedoms here in the “good ole U.S.A.” and how it seems they are taken for granted or held in very little regard — it’s almost like we figure because we are born in the U.S.A. we have a God-given right to the freedoms we enjoy.

RECOLLECTIONS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:32 p.m.

40 years ago The west halls of the high school building were retiled in preparation for the start of the 1970-71 school year.

THE TIMES CHURCH NEWS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:31 p.m.

Area Churches Report

THE TIMES OBITUARIES

posted: 08/18/2010 11:30 p.m.

August 18, 2010

Beard, Clearwater Lake recognized

posted: 08/18/2010 11:28 p.m.

PIEDMONT, Mo. — Clearwater Lake, located near Piedmont, Mo., was the recent recipient of the U.S. Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers 2010 Natural Resources Management Project of the Year Award.

POLICE, SHERIFF, FIRE/EMS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:27 p.m.

Incidents reported this week include:

PLAYFUL PALS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:25 p.m.

FREE TO GOOD HOME, LOST AND FOUND ANIMALS

THE TIMES MARRIAGE LICENSES

posted: 08/18/2010 11:24 p.m.

David Gene Sarratt, 46, of Rogers, and Andrea Lee Beeson, 34, of Cassville, Mo.

JULY SALES TAX RECEIPTS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:24 p.m.

Municipal and County

NEBCO PUBLIC MEETINGS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:22 p.m.

Meetings next week

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 CORRECTION

posted: 08/18/2010 11:21 p.m.

Finis Wood was pictured in the Historical Photo feature in last week’s Times at the old 1928 post office, not the west end post office of the 1970s.

Recipe of the Week - After-School Snacks

posted: 08/18/2010 11:21 p.m.

Try these delicious and easy after-school snacks from www.foodnetwork.com:

’Til Next Time | Growth and change are challenging

posted: 08/18/2010 11:18 p.m.

Yes, my 83-year-old sister is camped at the Iowa State Fair again and, yes, this is another year that I didn’t join them.

Lynch Pen | Often voters, even uninformed, get what they deserve

posted: 08/18/2010 11:18 p.m.

Surely as taxpaying citizens of a city, a state or our great nation, we really should learn a lesson from the experience of the city of Bell, Calif. As the story continues to unfold, the leadership of the city, both elected officials and hired personnel, used their positions and the faith entrusted in them by the citizens to abuse the pay and benefits that come with their offices.

THE TIMES LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

posted: 08/18/2010 11:17 p.m.

August 18, 2010

Now & Then | It’s time to look for a cool place

posted: 08/18/2010 11:16 p.m.

It is hot! As I write this evening, the day has cooled down to 98 degrees.

THE TIMES CLUB NEWS

posted: 08/18/2010 11:15 p.m.

Area Clubs Report

NEBCO COMMUNITY CALENDAR

posted: 08/18/2010 11:13 p.m.

Meetings, Announcements and Upcoming Events - Calendar and News

Roe attends conference

posted: 08/18/2010 11:09 p.m.

U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mary Pryor and Representatives Marion Berry, Vic Snyder and Mike Ross notified the Arkansas Humanities Council that they will receive a grant of $97,620 to support the annual statewide Arkansas History Day and to support the council’s efforts to preserve and document the African American cemeteries throughout the state.

Brunell, Burkett to wed

posted: 08/18/2010 11:09 p.m.

Teresa Brunell of Seligman, Mo., and Jeff Brunell of Yates Center, Kan., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Vanessa Marie Brunell to David Michael Burkett, Jr.

Armours celebrate 50th

posted: 08/18/2010 11:08 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Armour celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Back to School

posted: 08/18/2010 11:08 p.m.

Back to School Teacher Fair sponsors included:

Ridger Sports | Football season is heating up

posted: 08/18/2010 11:06 p.m.

Anyone driving out past the high school the past few days couldn’t help but notice the activity taking place on the athletic practice field.

GOLF TOURNAMENT VFW Tourney

posted: 08/18/2010 11:04 p.m.

Pea Ridge VFW Post 8109 will hold a golf tournament starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Big Sugar Golf Course in Pea Ridge.

PEA RIDGE SPORTS CALENDAR

posted: 08/18/2010 10:43 p.m.

Games next week

2010 YOUTH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

posted: 08/18/2010 10:41 p.m.

SECOND THROUGH SIXTH GRADES

2010 PEA RIDGE VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

posted: 08/18/2010 10:40 p.m.

INCLUDES ROSTER

SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

posted: 08/18/2010 10:38 p.m.

The Pea Ridge School Board will interview several candidates for Construction Manager/General Contractor to construct the new multi-purpose facility in a special meeting set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, in the high school media center. The meeting is open to the public.

NEBCO MILITARY NEWS

posted: 08/18/2010 10:37 p.m.

German graduates Brandon German graduated from the Great Lakes Naval boot camp on Aug.

2010 PEA RIDGE JR. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

posted: 08/18/2010 10:36 p.m.

INCLUDES ROSTER

PEA RIDGE SCHOOL NEWS

posted: 08/18/2010 10:32 p.m.

INCLUDES CALENDAR

NEBCO LUNCH MENUS

posted: 08/18/2010 10:30 p.m.

PEA RIDGE and GARFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL

Pea Ridge Optimist Golf Tournament winners

posted: 08/18/2010 10:29 p.m.

List of results

Wednesday, August 11

VAS/NEBCO members to vote on merger

posted: 08/11/2010 1:17 a.m.

Providing advanced life support ambulance service in the most efficient way for the community is the goal. So say members of the two boards of directors for both VAS Ambulance Service Corporation and the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department.

Landscaping ordinance OKd

posted: 08/11/2010 1:16 a.m.

New landscape regulations for large-scale developments will soon be in affect, pending City Council approval.

Kidnapping was only a dream

posted: 08/11/2010 1:15 a.m.

There was no abduction.

Three seek mayor’s seat in Pea Ridge

posted: 08/11/2010 1:12 a.m.

Col. Francis Joe Hart said he is running for mayor and intends to decrease the salary allocated.

Pastor’s Corner | New pastor on board

posted: 08/11/2010 1:10 a.m.

The common phrase heard right now seems to be “It’s hot.” This also mirrors the weather forecast.

RECOLLECTIONS

posted: 08/11/2010 1:09 a.m.

40 years ago The Pea Ridge Blackhawk football team was set to begin fall practice 10 days before the first day of school. They had two-a-days until school started. The first game was played against Gentry at the Pea Bowl.

THE TIMES CHURCH NEWS

posted: 08/11/2010 1:08 a.m.

Area Church Events and Announcements

NEBCO PUBLIC MEETINGS

posted: 08/11/2010 1:03 a.m.

Week beginning August 15.

POLICE, SHERIFF AND FIRE REPORTS

posted: 08/11/2010 1:02 a.m.

Incidents reported to the agencies this week include:

CITY CLEANUP

posted: 08/11/2010 1:01 a.m.

The 2010 annual fall cleanup will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 14-17, and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18.

THE TIMES BIRTH

posted: 08/11/2010 1 a.m.

Jud White and Jessica Wright of Pea Ridge announce the birth of a son, Briar White, born at 7:54 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.

THE TIMES CORRECTION

posted: 08/11/2010 12:59 a.m.

Pea Ridge City Council members tabled a request for a temporary special assessment of $1.50 per month per metered water customer for discussion at the August City Council meeting.

PLAYFUL PALS

posted: 08/11/2010 12:58 a.m.

FREE TO GOOD HOME, LOST AND FOUND ANIMALS

Third suspect arrested

posted: 08/11/2010 12:57 a.m.

The third person sought in connection with a home invasion near Pea Ridge is in custody, according to Benton County authorities.

THE TIMES MARRIAGE LICENSE

posted: 08/11/2010 12:57 a.m.

Marriage licenses filed recently at the Benton County courthouse include: Joshua Ray Meeks, 25, Centerton, and Tara Lea Wilson, 27, Garfield.

Out of My Mind | Quit complaining, start changing

posted: 08/11/2010 12:56 a.m.

“Summer is hot. Winter is cold. God made it all.” That was the response of a man, not originally from this country, when I made the banal comment — “Sure is hot, isn’t it?” It has been hot, but isn’t it every summer here?

Arkansas Watch | The government devaluing of the dollar

posted: 08/11/2010 12:54 a.m.

Recently I have written a good bit about how the government is soon going to destroy the dollar. They may not want it destroyed, but their actions will guarantee it. Siphoning value out of a currency through inflation is a hidden tax increase. They get to spend money, without angering you by taking any of your dollars in taxes. Instead of taking the dollars, they simply siphon the value out of those dollars. This sneaky maneuver leaves you with the same amount of dollars, but those dollars won’t buy as much. The difference in value is in new money that they created. They spend this new money on what they want, the same as if they took it from you in taxes.

MUNCIPAL FILINGS

posted: 08/11/2010 12:54 a.m.

Candidates File

THE TIMES LETTER TO THE EDITOR

posted: 08/11/2010 12:52 a.m.

Governor finally awoke

Recipe of the Week - Shrimp and papaya summer rolls

posted: 08/11/2010 12:52 a.m.

Recipe courtesy of www.delish.com

Now & Then | Do old people hate change?

posted: 08/11/2010 12:50 a.m.

Sometimes it is said of us older people that we are set in our ways, resistant to change. In other words, we are regarded as old fogies, who live more in the past than we do the present. I suppose all across the years younger people growing up and entering adulthood have had times of thinking their parents and grandparents were out-dated and not keeping up with the times.

THE TIMES COMMUNITY CALENDAR

posted: 08/11/2010 12:49 a.m.

Events Calendar and News

Roe returns from European trip

posted: 08/11/2010 12:47 a.m.

Wanda Roe and her daughter Ramona, of Little Rock, recently returned after spending several weeks visiting countries in Europe.

Pastor rises to challenge

posted: 08/11/2010 12:46 a.m.

“We’re not a snake-handling church, that was just a promotion,” pastor Rick Booyer of Twelve Corners Baptist Church said.

Lantz fete 55 years

posted: 08/11/2010 12:46 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Norvil Lantz of Bella Vista are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary.

Water, water everywhere . . . but finding old lines can be tricky

posted: 08/11/2010 12:44 a.m.

Slowly, tediously Jacob Wagner — guided by directions from men standing nearby — directed a backhoe’s bucket into the ditch.

2010 YOUTH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

posted: 08/11/2010 12:42 a.m.

FOURTH THROUGH SIXTH GRADES

Feeding the team

posted: 08/11/2010 12:41 a.m.

Football players, cheerleaders and coaches ate well after a long practice recently as they were treated to a hamburger and hot dog lunch by Arvest Bank, Pea Ridge.

Protecting young players

posted: 08/11/2010 12:40 a.m.

Second- and third-grade football players ran and tackled as well as caught and threw footballs during try-outs Saturday morning before being fitted with shoulder pads and helmets.

From the Counselor’s Corner | Class of 2011 Scholarship information available

posted: 08/11/2010 12:39 a.m.

Narrow your college choices Register for September and/or October ACT tests, www.actstudent.org Request your pin (electronic signature) at www.pin.ed.gov.

PEA RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

posted: 08/11/2010 12:31 a.m.

SIXTH GRADE through EIGHTH GRADE

PEA RIDGE SCHOOL NEWS

posted: 08/11/2010 12:29 a.m.

Substitute teacher training

SCHOOL HONORS

posted: 08/11/2010 12:28 a.m.

Caton awarded scholarship

SCHOOL BUS ROUTES

posted: 08/11/2010 12:27 a.m.

Bus routes posted Students who ride buses 5, 6 and 15 will be picked up early and arrive home in the afternoon at the regular time.

SCHOOL CALENDAR

posted: 08/11/2010 12:26 a.m.

2010-2011 Schedule

PEA RIDGE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

posted: 08/11/2010 12:24 a.m.

THIRD through FIFTH Grade

Concordia Retirement Community | Friendships Food and Fun!!! !!!

posted: 08/11/2010 midnight

It’s the heat of the summer, and what better way to cool off than to join the fun at Concordia Retirement Community. With over 100 activities to choose from each month, you can’t go wrong. From fabulous parties – to Wii bowling – to movies – to Mystery Trips and lunches, you can be as busy as you want. Or, if you just want to relax in the air conditioned library, by all means, please do!

Wednesday, August 4

Honoring all military service

posted: 08/04/2010 11:34 a.m.

Honoring all who have served their country is a passion for Tommy O’Dell, mayor of Avoca.

Layers of history revealed in roadbed

posted: 08/04/2010 11:33 a.m.

Long flat stones nearly two feet long, neatly stacked, mortared with red clay, gave silent testimony to life decades ago.

Councilman Cody resigns in e-mail to mayor

posted: 08/04/2010 11:31 a.m.

Councilman John Anthony Cody resigned.

Webb seeks mayor’s seat

posted: 08/04/2010 11:30 a.m.

Filing for municipal offices began at noon today (Wednesday) and continues until noon Aug. 24. In Pea Ridge, there are two council seats up for bid as well as one vacated by resignation.

In His Study | Refining through fire

posted: 08/04/2010 11:30 a.m.

Malachi 3:3 “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver.” The 21st century provides little understanding from daily life to that of the daily life of those from Bible times. We travel around in vehicles worth $15,000 to $50,000, while they walked everywhere wearing handmade sandals.

RECOLLECTIONS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:29 a.m.

40 years ago The president of the Bank of Pea Ridge announced his retirement, two years after the bank was relocated to the corner of Curtis Avenue and Lee Town Road. His replacement was Jim Talbot from Decatur.

THE TIMES CHURCH NEWS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:28 a.m.

Area Churches Report

NORTHEAST BENTON COUNTY OBITUARIES

posted: 08/04/2010 11:27 a.m.

August 4, 2010

THE TIMES PUBLIC MEETINGS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:24 a.m.

Area Public Meeting Calendar

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS - PEA RIDGE

posted: 08/04/2010 11:23 a.m.

Report is from regular food service/ food store inspections.

PLAYFUL PALS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:22 a.m.

FREE TO GOOD HOME and FOUND ANIMALS

Arkansas Watch | Generation gap views of America differ

posted: 08/04/2010 11:21 a.m.

My wife and I were commenting the other day on the vast generation gap that exists over what America is. The older generation sees America as a force for good around the world and through-out its history.

Recipe of the Week - Banana split salad

posted: 08/04/2010 11:21 a.m.

From the kitchen on Florence Poe

Lynch Pen | Ignorance is no excuse - get involved

posted: 08/04/2010 11:20 a.m.

Hopefully all America has followed the recent events in a city called Bell (as in bellwether), California. If you have not seen or heard of that city’s problems in a news media report, you probably fit into the situation of many residents of the city prior to this series of events.

’Til Next Time | Another piece of history gone

posted: 08/04/2010 11:19 a.m.

I was always impressed with the way Wanda Webb’s son kept her property looking so nice. I had visited with him a couple times while he was mowing and told him how I liked hers very much.

Now & Then | Living is fine in houses with porches

posted: 08/04/2010 11:18 a.m.

I don’t often see houses being built with porches these days. In my younger days, many if not most houses had porches —front porches and back porches. One of the signs of our times seems to be that houses don’t have porches anymore.

NEBCO COMMUNITY CALENDAR

posted: 08/04/2010 11:17 a.m.

Calendar of Events and Announcments

Low-income energy assistance offered

posted: 08/04/2010 11:14 a.m.

The Office of Human Concern will accept applications for the 2010 Summer Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). This program is for cooling only. The main office in Rogers will accept applications for regular and crisis assistance from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday – Friday ONLY. No one will be seen on Monday or after noon.

PEA RIDGE PARKS COMMISSION MEMBERS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:13 a.m.

Michael Ogburn, chairman tion: Banker How long have you lived in Pea Ridge?

Political action committee formed

posted: 08/04/2010 11:11 a.m.

A group of concerned conservative citizens in northwest Arkansas have formed a political action committee to advocate conservative and constitutional causes at the state and national levels.

Free legal aid available for Arkansans

posted: 08/04/2010 11:11 a.m.

Legal Aid of Arkansas invites northwest Arkansas residents to schedule an appointment with a representative from Legal Aid.

Guns stolen; two arrested

posted: 08/04/2010 11:10 a.m.

FTwo people were in custody Monday and authorities were looking for a third suspect in connection with a home invasion near Pea Ridge early Monday morning, according to the Benton County Sheriff ’s Office.

POLICE, SHERIFF AND FIRE REPORTS

posted: 08/04/2010 11:09 a.m.

Incidents reported to area agencies this week include:

SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET

posted: 08/04/2010 11:07 a.m.

The Pea Ridge School Board regular meeting will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9. Items on the agenda include:

PEA RIDGE COURT REPORT

posted: 08/04/2010 11:04 a.m.

Judge John A. Skaggs, presiding Richard S. Hardwicke, prosecuting attorney July 13, 2010 Evans, Paul Jr., 55, contempt fail to complete public service, guilty.

Chickens fall as temperatures rise

posted: 08/04/2010 11:02 a.m.

Water mists evaporated as huge fans circulated the acrid ammonia-laden air inside the heavily-populated chicken houses. Chickens pushed through the flocks to get water and vainly searched the feeders for food.

Reeds celebrate golden anniversary

posted: 08/04/2010 11:01 a.m.

Bob and Maxine Reed of Pea Ridge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 22.

Patton celebrates 90 years

posted: 08/04/2010 11:01 a.m.

Mildred Patton of Pea Ridge will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, in the Community Room at the Emergency Services Building in Pea Ridge. Friends and family are invited to drop-in and help her celebrate. No gifts please.

Bunker Hill News

posted: 08/04/2010 11 a.m.

Bunker Hill singing set BUNKER HILL, Mo.

Danner/Griggs to wed

posted: 08/04/2010 10:59 a.m.

Kevin and Stephanie Danner, of Pea Ridge, and Terry and Zanetta Costello, of Enid, Okla., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Nichole Danner, to Christopher Boyd Griggs.

Ridger Sports | If they built it, would they come? Nah!

posted: 08/04/2010 10:59 a.m.

Today (Monday), I got back from spending the past several days in the St. Petersburg, Fla., area.

GOLF TOURNAMENTS

posted: 08/04/2010 10:57 a.m.

Pea Ridge Classic

SPORTS BRIEF

posted: 08/04/2010 10:56 a.m.

Football try-outs

BUS ROUTES

posted: 08/04/2010 10:56 a.m.

Students who ride buses 5, 6 and 15 will be picked up early and arrive home in the afternoon at the regular time.

THE TIMES OF NEBCO SCHOOL NEWS

posted: 08/04/2010 10:54 a.m.

Substitute teacher training

PEA RIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

posted: 08/04/2010 10:53 a.m.

KINDERGARTEN Through 2ND GRADE

BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX HOLIDAY WEEKEND

posted: 08/04/2010 10:50 a.m.

Missouri and Oklahoma will have a state tax-free weekend beginning midnight Friday, Aug. 6, and going through Sunday, Aug.

Silver Dollar City celebrates golden anniversary

posted: 08/04/2010 10:49 a.m.

Back in 1970, when I was 8 years old, my family took a vacation at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo., and the little theme park located near it was very different back then. However, the welcoming spirit that Silver Dollar City “citizens,” or employees, gives visitors has never changed over the decades.

Salon Dia guarantees professional service

posted: 08/04/2010 9:21 a.m.

Salon Dia not only promises to provide you with professional salon services, they guarantee it.