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NEBCO Fire-EMS Dept.

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Shiloh Museum

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Obituaries

Subscriber onlyGarland Lee Gregory Continue reading...

Pea Ridge Police Dept.

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Benton County Jail

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Garfield sets public meeting

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD The Garfield City Council will meet in special session Thursday, March 1, in order to hear public input on a proposed ordinance, establishing regulations regarding the placement, construction, and maintenance of antenna arrays and communication towers. Faulk & Foster, of Grand Rapids, Mich., has proposed a change to the ordinance, which would allow towers up to 300 feet in agricultural zoning districts. Continue reading...

Court Report

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Church news

Subscriber onlyFirst Baptist Church, Pea Ridge — Wednesday night services include 5 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. BLAST (Bible Learners and Sharers Together), 6 p.m. youth and 6:30 p.m. adult Bible study. Faith Riders meet the second Saturday of every month and have weekly Thursday night dinners. Sunday service begins at 9:30 a.m., and Sunday school is at 11 a.m. on Sundays. 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!" That was a time in which driving around the country, discovering new roads and new places was being promoted as a source of excitement and adventure, and to go along with the idea was the suggestion that a good, reliable, spiffy, powerful new V8 Chevrolet could take you away from the humdrum of your everyday boredom. Continue reading...

Recipes from the Good Old Days

Subscriber onlyFastest Rolls in Town — Recipe from the kitchen of Florence Poe 1 c. self-rising flour 1/2 c. milk 1/4 c. mayonnaise (no substitute) Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

Subscriber onlyFamily expresses gratitude Continue reading...

Fullmer termination upheld

Subscriber onlyAfter nearly three hours of testimony and interviewing witnesses in a closed session, Pea Ridge School Board members deliberated for five minutes in private then returned to open session to accept school superintendent Rick Neal's recommendation to terminate Bonnie Fullmer as allowed by the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act. Continue reading...

Hardin linked to 1997 rape

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- An emotional police chief announced the arrest of a former police officer and convicted murderer in connection with the 1997 rape of a Rogers school teacher. "It's a great day for our victim," a tearful Rogers Police Chief Hayes Minor said. "It's a great day for the men and women of our department. They kept this case alive." Continue reading...

Pea Ridge campaign discussed at museum

Subscriber onlyThe Pea Ridge Campaign, a series of civil war actions that led to the Battle of Pea Ridge, was the topic of a talk presented by Troy Banzhaf, National Park Service Chief of Interpretation and Visitor Services at the Pea Ridge National Military Park, at the Bella Vista Historical Museum Thursday, Feb. 8. Banzhaf led the discussion about the movements that led to the battle at Pea Ridge, which saw an estimated 22,000 soldiers fighting over Missouri. Continue reading...

Shiloh Museum

Subscriber onlyMuseum Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary Fifty from Fifty, an exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, opened Monday, Feb. 5. The exhibit will feature artifact acquired during each of the Shiloh Museum 50 years, from 1968-2018. Among the items featured are a "Whites Only" waiting room door from the Springdale train depot, folklorist Vance Randolph's derringer pistol, and a handmade wooden crutch from Newton County. Fifty from Fifty will be on display through Jan. 12, 2019. Continue reading...

Time for kindergarten registration

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...

Church news

Subscriber onlyBrightwater Memorial Continue reading...

Avoca Fire Dept.

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Public meetings

Subscriber onlyTuesday, Feb. 20 Continue reading...

What to do when we're snowed in?

Subscriber onlyIt has been awhile since I have actually felt "snowed in." Our winters in northwest Arkansas are so varied that being "snowed in" is not something that happens often. Some winters bring hardly any snow at all. When we do have snow, it often happens that the melting starts right away, and only a day or two after a snow most of the accumulation is melted away. But every so often, we can see a real winter storm, with heavy snow, sleet and ice, and sometimes it stays on for days; even weeks. Continue reading...

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