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More rigorous standards adopted for school funding

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The Senate and House Education Committees have begun work on the next adequacy determination for public schools. Continue reading...

There is an answer to life's problems

Subscriber onlyAmerica is under attack. This is not an open shooting war attack like we saw on Pearl Harbor when the Japanese took aim at our military there. It is not even an attack we can easily identify because it takes on too many forms and expresses itself in multiple ways. Many will even question the use of the work "attack" and certainly not accept my premise. Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

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Library plans for summer activities

Subscriber onlyHello, Pea Ridge family. Continue reading...

Hawaiian Chicken

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PRHS Reunion 2017 set for Saturday, July 8

Subscriber onlyPea Ridge High School Alumni Day 2017, an All-Years Reunion of graduates, teachers, former students and staff of Pea Ridge High School, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, in the Pea Ridge High School cafeteria. Continue reading...

State to help disabled live independently

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Legislators are moving ahead with a financing plan that allows an additional 500 people with developmental disabilities to move off a waiting list and get services that will help them live more independently. Continue reading...

Young volunteer excited about library

Subscriber onlyMy name is Olivia Scates. I'm 14 years old and a volunteer at the Pea Ridge Public Library. Continue reading...

Holiday Fruit Punch

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Hill talk is still around in the Ozarks

Subscriber onlyOne thing I think I have learned both in school and through 70-some years of practical living is that there are lots of ways to get things said. Not only is the world outfitted with numerous languages, but within territories where you hear a certain language there may be numerous local dialects, localized versions of that language. There are also families of languages, where the different languages may share some real similarities. For example, I'm told that German and English are cousins as languages. Many words may be different, the normal word order in sentences may be different, but they share many root words. One that comes to mind is the German, "das Hund," for which our English expression is, "that hound-dog." At least that's the hill-talk version of "that hound." Continue reading...

Remembering Jack Beisner

Subscriber onlyI never knew my father. Continue reading...