In rural America, farmers and “rural lifestylers” are often neighbors. Seeking a place to better raise their children, to retire in peace, or to escape the continuing anxiety of the city, they move to the country and build a house on a two-acre plot. Read more

NORTH LITTLE ROCK— This week thousands of Arkansans will participate in the Great Central United States ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. This year’s annual drill is set for Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m. The theme for this year’s drill is to “ShakeOut, Don’t Freak Out.” Read more

This week’s column is one I don’t want to think about, much less write. However, it’s vital that this alarming trend receive as much thought and exposure as possible, so consider this: Today, as you head off to work, hug your kids, exchange texts and run some errands, 22 American veterans wh… Read more

Bob Largent, executive director of the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce, visited the Harrison City Council during committee meetings Thursday night. He said he wanted to demonstrate what Harrison and Boone County is all about. A three-minute video was shown highlighting business opportu… Read more

“Thank you to Wabash and WestRock for hosting us today. They are both two great companies who continue to invest in this community and hire additional people. These are growth industries that will continue to do well,” Mike Preston, Arkansas Secretary of Commerce said at the Economic Develop… Read more

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