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Middletons celebrate 50th anniversary

Kary and Debbie Middleton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 19. Kary and Debbie were married June 19, 1971 after a blistering hot day where the preacher was late and the …

Omaha's Taylor Hedrick to graduate this spring from the University of Iowa

This spring, some 5,300 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received their degrees under extraordinary circumstances. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to …

News from Yocum

Sunday the begin of a new week you never know what God has plan for this week. It start out with some rain we need to bottle up for July and August. Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Lowe of Oskaloosa, Kansas …

News from Rock Springs

On Friday, my daughter Ronda Austin took me to town. We went to a few yard sales. We ran into one of my nieces, Jimmie Lou Mahler and visited with her for a while. That evening, Mandie Treat and her …

News from Lead Hill

What a nice surprise Dorothy Taylor and Daughter Marilyn had when Dorothy’s niece Janice Taylor Routh and Great Niece Amanda Runyon of Kansas City along with Bernice Williams came to visit. Bernice …

Current Fiction Club disbands after 90 years

Zella Harper decided to form a book club in 1933 and established the Current Fiction Book Club of Harrison and many local prominent women affiliated as charter members. During the ninety year …

News from Capps

Greetings from Capps. Last week was busy with my son visiting from Colorado. We got to make two trips to the Cone family reunion at Norfolk Lake, one day to fish off the pontoon boat that Wayne Cone …

News from Batavia

Regina Ramsey (maiden name) has been here for several days visiting with Howard and Irene Moore and family. Regina and her husband have made their home in the Dallas, Texas area and have lived there …

Students named to Harding University dean's list

The dean's list is published each semester by Dr. Marty Spears, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with …

Drury Announces Spring 2021 Dean's List

Earning a spot on Drury University's Dean's List is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a 4-point scale) while carrying a full-time …

Birth announcements

Audrey McKenna Wilkinson Casey and Austin Wilkinson of Harrison announce the birth of a daughter. Audrey McKenna Wilkinson was born Monday, June 7 at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. …

Xander Peebles completes 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Xander Peebles met the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge at the Boone County Library. Xander took a break from reading to celebrate reaching his goal with Ginger Schoenenberger.

Four ATU representatives set for Miss Arkansas 2021

Two Arkansas Tech University students and two 2021 ATU graduates will be among the candidates vying for the title of Miss Arkansas 2021 this summer. Olivia Battles of Ozark, Lauren Brown of …

Green Forest Kids with Character

CONNECTING THE DOTS You ran, he ran, she ran, I ran oops, Iran

Editor’s Note: Judge West has interrupted his series on child sacrifice to share some news about IRAN.   We interrupt this regularly scheduled program to bring you a major news …

Something worse than lonely

When there's a primetime news special on TV, you expect it to be about some major breaking world event, disaster, or sensational social issue. Awhile back I was surprised to see a CBS news special …

Entomologist rescues wayward bee colony from grocery parking lot

Fast facts Honeybees established colony in a retail parking lot Division of Agriculture entomologist transfers colony to safe location Colony thriving in new home at Agricultural Research …

Food science students design gummy treats to promote healthier snacking

Fast facts Food science students design healthy gummy treats in class project Aim to reduce obesity through healthy snacking FAYETTEVILLE — Food science students in Dale Bumpers …

Illinois cowboy

"Where were you born?"  The reporter asked one of my Colorado cowboy friends. "Iowa," he answered. "Iowa!" she said. "Why did you move?" "Because it's hard to be a cowboy in …

Grumbling is unwise

I love the sound of a rumbling thunder slowly coming my way. That rumble, grumbly sound is so different. Occasionally we can be fooled by the motor of a unique engine, but I love it when thunder …