Glade Post Office building is back GARFIELD -- For more than half a century the Glade Post Office was the meeting place for residents of the Glade and Coal Gap communities in northeast Benton County. In 1945 when the post office began rural mail delivery, the post office was closed.... by Annette Beard
Tire shop has new owners Celebrating the opening of Pea Ridge Tire, Lube and Brake Friday with a ribbon cutting were four generations of the Fitzner family. by Annette Beard
City hears proposals for two PUDs A Planned Unit Development, a zone created for mixed use, was initially approved by Pea Ridge city officials in 2006, but has not been used since 2007. by Annette Beard
School: To add health clinic Pea Ridge School District is planning to partner with Community Clinic of Northwest Arkansas to create a school-based clinic in the new high school when it opens in the fall of 2020. by Janelle Jessen
Fire dues vote passed by 2 votes Fire dues for residents in Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department district will increase after 50.24% of voters approved the dues increase Tuesday. by Annette Beard
Benton County Jail Wednesday, July 10
Pea Ridge Police Dept. June 2019
Pea Ridge Summer Food Service Program Menu Monday, July 22
Blackhawks prepare for final year of 4A football The upcoming football season will be the 4A swan song for the Pea Ridge Blackhawks, unless of course, the Arkansas Activities Association decides to fiddle with the classifications again sometime in the future. by John McGee
Former Blackhawks gather, reminisce Several generations of the members of the Woods family graduated from Pea Ridge High School. Visiting Saturday at the reunion were Nathan Wood (Class of 2019), Stephanie Wood (Class of 2015), their mother, Jenny Wood, and their paternal grandmother, Sharon Ellis Wood (Class of 1961) and paternal aunt Barbara Ellis Merritt (Class of 1964). Their paternal grandfather, the late Tim Wood, graduated from PRHS in 1961. Nathan was one of the recipients of the Alumni Scholarship.
OPINION: Train up a child in the way he should go Parenting is a high calling. During the summer months, when children are out of school, there are many excellent opportunities to further our bonding with and training of our children.
State is reassessing people for Living Choices LITTLE ROCK -- The state Human Services Department is reviewing every case this year in which people have been denied assisted living or home care services in the Living Choices and ARChoices programs.
Recipes BLT Dip
It was a big reunion weekend The weekend of Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 14, was a big reunion weekend for many of us Pea Ridgers.
Recipes Pistachio Salad
Why I like reunions This weekend upcoming is school reunion time for Pea Ridge High School alumni from all years. On Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. PRHS graduates from all years, along with former students, teachers, administrators and staff people are invited to the PRHS Alumni Day Reunion at the High School cafeteria.
Youth services change approach to help adolescents LITTLE ROCK -- The state Division of Youth Services (DYS) closed a secure facility at Dermott, which was the second closing of a juvenile lockup this year.
Painful lessons can be used to stimulate personal growth What do you do with failure? With pain?
RELIGION: 'Judge not, that you be not judged' "Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye." Matthew 7:1-5 by Randy Moll
Church news Boundless Grace Baptist Church
RELIGION: Healing words give life Here's the old saying: "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me." by Dr. Scott Stewart Columnist
Sleepless nights are time to pray Ever so often we all experience a restless night for reasons unknown to us. So we pass the time watching TV, or eat a peanut butter sandwich, drink a soda and enjoy potato chips. Sleepless nights can affect us in two ways: by Dr. Scott Stewart Columnist
Church news Boundless Grace Baptist Church