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Subscriber onlyJim R. Caldwell Continue reading...

Schuettpelz is grand marshal

Subscriber onlyThe grand marshal of the fourth annual Pea Ridge Veterans Day Parade, Howard Schuettpelz, drove his 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in the parade. Continue reading...

Grant buys fire gear

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City budget nears $9 million

Subscriber onlyAs revenue increases, so do expenses and the city budget reflects that. The budget presented to City Council members is for $8,983,845 for 2018, up from $7,565,665 in 2017. Continue reading...

Band lauded by School Board

Subscriber onlySeveral high school band students spoke to School Board members following a video presentation of the band's performance after the football game against Prairie Grove. The students enumerated the band's accomplishments and awards earned this season. Continue reading...

Rezone OKd; Plan tabled

Subscriber onlyA rezone request was approved by Pea Ridge Planning Commission members at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7, following a public hearing. Continue reading...

Thoughts on finding life interesting

Subscriber onlyI normally am not one to be quick to hand out advice. I am also aware that when people are bored, that often means that they are not really open to advice given by someone who proposes to remedy their boredom. This problem of being bored in life is not new. It is greatly prevalent today, even with today's vast and ever-present, ever-available entertainment options. It was also sometimes a problem in years gone by, one would think with more justification for it back then, since there were far fewer entertainment options available in those pre-electronic "dark ages." I am probably not really qualified to assess which generation had the greater problem with boredom, but my perception is that we are not making great progress today in remedying the boredom that eats away at the lives of many people. Continue reading...

Church news

Subscriber onlyFirst Baptist Church Continue reading...

Public meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday, Nov. 13 Continue reading...

Changes made in concealed carry

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas State Police is working on changes to concealed carry regulations to enforce the intent of Acts 562 and 859, which the legislature approved earlier this year. Continue reading...

Where do we turn next?

Subscriber onlyWhere does America turn next? We have just been made aware there is, and maybe always has been, a serious lack of integrity in our two major political parties. The revelation of the problem in the Democratic Party concerning the Clintons and Hillary's presidential ambitions just adds fuel to the question of 'who do you believe and trust to lead our nation' . Continue reading...

Lions donate benches

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Pea Ridge Schools menus

Subscriber onlyMonday, Nov. 13 Continue reading...

Blackhawks take 4th, 5th at State cross country

Subscriber onlyThe Lady Blackhawks used a strong 1-2-3 finish to power their way to fourth place overall at the 2017 State Cross Country Championships in Hot Springs with the boys having similar results to take a fifth place finish in their race. Continue reading...

Avoca Fire Dept.

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Late field goal gives Shiloh the edge

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- In a closely fought game between the two conference powerhouses -- Pea Ridge Blackhawks and Shiloh Saints -- both team's defenses kept each either's high-scoring offenses at bay. Continue reading...

Hawks host Waldron in first round

Subscriber onlyThe Pea Ridge varsity football team will play host to the Waldron Bulldogs in the first round of the 2017 Class 4A State Playoffs Friday in Blackhawk Stadium. Continue reading...

NEBCO Fire-EMS Dept.

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Marriage licenses

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Benton County Jail

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