Annette Beard

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Real Estate office opens in town

Subscriber onlyFrom new, not yet constructed houses to a 164-year-old historic commercial building, Mitzi Taylor can connect buyers and sellers and is ready to meet the needs of area residents. Continue reading...

Teacher saves children

Subscriber onlyQuick thinking on the part of a Head Start teacher saved the lives of children and possibly lessened the severity of injuries some received, parents said. Continue reading...

Meet the Street Department crew

Subscriber onlyNathan See, superintendent of the Pea Ridge Streets and Park Department, has worked for the city since 2013. Continue reading...

Pageant winners crowned

Subscriber onlyAddressing the large audience Friday night at the Miss Pea Ridge pageant, former Miss Pea Ridge Abbye Coan (who reigned in 2014), said competing in a pageant is about "finding your inner strengths and finding the queen inside of you that was there all along." Continue reading...

Help stuff the Bus

Donate school supplies for children

Subscriber onlyStuff the Bus will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21, in front of Fred's on North Curtis Avenue. Continue reading...

Alderman wants to add ward

Subscriber onlyCity Council members will consider three issues at the Tuesday, July 17, council meeting. Continue reading...

Safety, security are top concerns

Subscriber onlyMonths of research and deliberation by school leaders led to a presentation Monday evening of new professional development in connection with Ozark Guidance helping teachers and other school staff with school and student safety. Continue reading...

Willow Run plat approved

Subscriber onlyThe final plat for Willow Run, a new subdivision on the south side of Slack Street, was approved in a special meeting Monday night. Continue reading...

Meet the Library staff

Subscriber onlyThe director of the Pea Ridge Community Library is Alex Wright, a graduate of Pea Ridge High School. She has been with the library for two years. Continue reading...

Man arrested at accident scene

Subscriber onlyAn investigation into a reckless driver resulted in the arrest of a Pea Ridge man suspected of thefts in both Arkansas and Missouri. Continue reading...

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Latest photos

Teacher Carolyn Armour and Jeff Neil, Arvest Bank president, were served breakfast at Pea Ridge Midd...

Teacher Carolyn Armour and Jeff Neil, Arvest Bank president, were served breakfast at Pea Ridge Middle School by Lilly Jane Spears...

Published: August 22, 2013

Cameron McNabb, center, and his daughter, Kayna, were rescued during Thursdays flooding. Co-worker C...

Cameron McNabb, center, and his daughter, Kayna, were rescued during Thursdays flooding. Co-worker Charlie Brewer took a flat-bott...

Published: August 22, 2013

Kristy Tipton and daughters, Haley, 14, and Reagan, 10, offer farm-raised produce for sale in the pa...

Kristy Tipton and daughters, Haley, 14, and Reagan, 10, offer farm-raised produce for sale in the parking lot of the Church of Chr...

Published: August 22, 2013

 The Church of Christ at Garfield advertised that its building was available for anyone to stay in d...

The Church of Christ at Garfield advertised that its building was available for anyone to stay in during the day to get out of th...

Published: July 27, 2011

 NEBCO Fire Captain Nick Mason was in charge of the fire scene at the home of Michael and Mary Ann C...

NEBCO Fire Captain Nick Mason was in charge of the fire scene at the home of Michael and Mary Ann Carr, 11881 Ventris Road, Tuesd...

Published: July 27, 2011

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