Annette Beard

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Safe drop for drugs

Subscriber onlyA secure drop box for unwanted or expired drugs is provided for Pea Ridge residents by the Pea Ridge Police Department. Continue reading...

Town looks at Ashmore Creek

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- Alderman Susie Morrison announced that she will resign effective at midnight Aug. 20 as she and her husband will be moving out of state for family reasons. Morrison was elected in November 2016. Her husband, Zannie, has served as the code enforcement officer since February 2016. Continue reading...

Home business OKd

Subscriber onlyPlanning Commission members approved several home occupation requests at the regular August meeting. Continue reading...

Planners study laws

Subscriber onlyThe general purpose of a Planning Commission is to prepare a plan of the municipality, make recommendations on public and private proposals for development, prepare and administer planning regulations, transmit to the legislative body (City Council) ordinances to implement plans and advise the city government, according to Tim Conklin with Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission. Continue reading...

Free school supplies, clothes offered Saturday

Subscriber onlyThis year's Back to School Bash slated for 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, in First Baptist Church will serve hundreds of children. Continue reading...

Police car loan OKd

Subscriber onlyThree of four City Council members approved the city issuance of a promissory note for $200,000 to purchase additional cars for the Police Department at the regular July City Council meeting Tuesday, July 18. Continue reading...

School traffic to divert to Hazelton

Subscriber onlySchool officials are moving forward preparing for this school year which begins for students on Aug. 14, but also in preparing for the students in years to come. Continue reading...

Toys donated

Subscriber onlyMorgan Guyll knows what it's like to be a patient at Arkansas Children's Hospital. She was first there as a patient in 2012 as an eighth-grade student from Pea Ridge and most recently this past year to remove a benign tumor on her back. Continue reading...

Stuff the Bus

Donate school supplies for children

Subscriber onlyStuff the Bus will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, in front of Fred's on North Curtis Avenue. Continue reading...

Traffic: City's purview

School can’t wait for city

Subscriber onlyFaced with overwhelming growth that's causing schools to be bursting at the seams, but with no money to build more facilities, Pea Ridge school officials are reassessing their options after voters rejected a millage increase. Continue reading...

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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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