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State is enforcing child support

Lottery revenue increases

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- In the first six months of this fiscal year, the state Office of Child Support Enforcement suspended drivers' licenses of 4,344 non-custodial parents who had fallen behind on their legal obligation to help with financial support for their children. Continue reading...

PRHS Alumni Day slated for July 14

Subscriber onlyFor several years now, graduates, former students, teachers, administrators, coaches and staff who are connected to Pea Ridge schools have been gathering each summer on the second Saturday of July to enjoy PRHS Alumni Day. This year, the Alumni Day event will be observed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in the Pea Ridge High School cafeteria. A light lunch will be provided at the cafeteria. There is no charge for attending the event, or for lunch, but donations are welcomed and much appreciated. This year's School Reunion will be the 12th annual reunion since the All-Years Reunions were initiated in 2007. Continue reading...

Social services explained

Social worker helps others

Subscriber onlyI am occasionally asked, "What does a Social Worker do?" Continue reading...

Prosperity of state depends on education

Earning potential increased

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Legislators and business leaders have made it a priority to encourage more Arkansas students to graduate from college with a degree or a certificate proving that they have learned a core set of job skills. Continue reading...

Make new friends, but keep the old

Subscriber onlyIn case you missed the party on June 2, the library kicked off its Summer Reading Program with a bang! The Friends of the Library group was happy to help fund many of the activities which included a bounce house, dunk tank, food, face painting and a DJ. Continue reading...

In gardening, timing is everything!

Subscriber onlyTiming is everything. Continue reading...

Letter to Editor

Subscriber onlyBeta Alpha is grateful Continue reading...

Having a nice hand

When handwriting was important

Subscriber onlyIn earlier days, if someone complimented you as having a nice hand, you could be sure they weren't commenting on the appearance of the hand attached to your arm, nor were they commenting on the hand of playing cards that you may have turned up. The compliment would be to the neatness and attractiveness of your penmanship; i.e., "What nice handwriting you have!" Continue reading...