Annette Beard

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Black gold found in Ozark hills

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- The black gold of the Ozarks isn't oil. It grows on trees and is often overlooked, stepped on and considered a nuisance by some. Continue reading...

Newest police recruit: Four feet, great nose

Subscriber onlyNot yet 2 years of age and he's already been successful on the job. Continue reading...

Envision success

Create a plan

Subscriber onlyReviewing the past, evaluating the present and envisioning the future, city, community and school leaders met for the first of several Vision meetings recently. Continue reading...

Storage unit plan OKd by city

Subscriber onlyA large scale development plan was approved for the Pickens Road Storage being developed by RKR Properties at the regular Planning Commission Tuesday, Oct. 3. Continue reading...

'Hawks take down Gravette 42-28

Run record to 6-0

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School report presented

Subscriber onlyThe annual report to the public of the Pea Ridge School District was presented Monday. Continue reading...

Blackhawk trademark requires permission to replicate

Subscriber onlyNew logos were rolled out for the Pea Ridge Blackhawks and all four designs are copyrighted. Continue reading...

Turkey shoot draws crowd

Subscriber onlyGARFIELD -- Hundreds of people have attended the Turkey Shoot and Rib cookout sponsored by the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department for almost a quarter of a century. The 24th annual NEBCO FIRE-EMS Turkey Shoot, Raffle, Rib Cookout & Volunteer Firefighter Appreciation Day is slated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Continue reading...

School, city need to work together

Subscriber onlyThe school district and city are two different entities and derive their income from different sources. But, both are intertwined and dependent on each other in many ways. Continue reading...

Mule jump spun out of coon hunts

Raccoon hunters have used mules to jump fences for years. Jumping mules for entertainment began in Pea Ridge nearly 30 years ago as just one of many events of the 1985 fall festival called "Battlefield Daze," sponsored by the Pea Ridge Chamber of Commerce. 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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