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Fine arts auditorium to serve community

Subscriber onlyA fine arts auditorium in the new high school would provide seating for 1,200 people and be available to all students in the school district as well as the community. Currently, band and choir concerts as well as musicals for Primary and Intermediate students and kindergarten graduation are held in either the high school cafeteria or one of the gyms. Continue reading...

Bledsoe gives funds to city

Three departments benefit

Subscriber onlyState Sen. Cecile Bledsoe presented a $20,000 check to city officials Tuesday, April 18. The money will be divided between the Police Department, the Library and City Hall. Continue reading...

Council approves increase in several budget line items

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- Explaining water loss and water lines, engineer David Gilbert, educated the City Council members at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, April 11. Continue reading...

Questions asked about water service

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- A few city residents attended a public forum held Tuesday, April 11, to discuss a proposed water rate increase. Continue reading...

City evaluates water system

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- Trying to assess the current financial status of the Garfield Water Department and make prudent decisions for the city, Garfield City Council members met in a special meeting Tuesday, March 28, to discuss water rates. Continue reading...

Landowners want freedoms

Subscriber onlyNumerous county residents spoke about the proposed annexations being considered by city officials. Continue reading...

Council looks at water rates

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- City Council members approved a request from Mayor Gary Blackburn to contract with Hutchens Construction Company for a double chip and seal on Tall Oaks Lane. Continue reading...

Teachers hired

Subscriber onlyNew positions were created to meet the continual demands of an ever growing student population at the March School Board meeting. Continue reading...

Walker laid foundation

Long-time coach honored

Subscriber onlyShunning the spotlight for himself, Larry Walker was recently thrust into it when the Lady Blackhawks honored him for the foundation he laid for them in basketball. Continue reading...

City sells buildings

Subscriber only"We've sold City Hall and sold the library," Mayor Jackie Crabtree said at the end of the February City Council meeting. "Ray bought the library. We're doing the closing this Friday (Feb. 24)." 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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