Joy Quigley, Alpena School’s K-12 art teacher is being featured with her artwork at The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center and Garis Gallery of the American West in Duncan, Oklahoma, through Tuesday, July 31. On display at CTHC are her original oil paintings, “Quanah Parker,” “Two Hatchet” and “… Read more

Members of the Newton County Community Garden dedicated a new pavilion to the memory of former Jasper resident the late Ernestine Carr Saturday afternoon, June 23. In attendance were, in on particular order, Christie Poole, garden president; Dian Avriett, vice president; pavilion donors Jose… Read more

The Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program at the Boone County Library has programs for all ages this coming week. BCL also has a brand new access to a site where readers can read free to their heart's content. Romance Bookcloud is accessed on the home tab of the BCL website. Read more

Receiving Single Parent scholarships in Boone County this past spring were, from left, front, Keisha Morrison, Brooklyn Simmons, Ashley Campbell, and Linda Williamson, volunteer; back, Jennifer Scott, volunteer, Kirsten Canfield, Jessica Best, Latisha Allen and Eva Slawson; (Not pictured) Ch… Read more

The Women of Distinction Committee presented two $1,000 scholarships to North Arkansas College at the Women of Distinction Luncheon held Tuesday, June 26 at the Durand Center, center campus of Northark. Receiving those scholarships were Tiffany Baker of Yellville and Shelby Turner of Harrison. Read more

The Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas is seeking volunteers that can become long-term care ombudsman. Mary Askew, Region 1 ombudsman for the counties of Boone, Marion, Baxter, Searcy, Newton, Carroll or Madison, who educates and advocates for residents in long-term care facilities, … Read more

The Rose family, descendants of James Logan and Elva Leaner Stanley Rose, will hold their annual family reunion from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Family Life Center at the Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison. A potluck meal will be served at 6 p.m. Read more

LITTLE ROCK— Educators from across Arkansas are invited to attend Teaching with Technology, a free symposium to be held July 26-27 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and designed to provide new tools and ideas for teaching in the classroom or online. Read more

Area students pictured with an NARMC representative at this year’s M*A*S*H camp held at North Arkansas Regional Medical Centers include: (in no particular order), Lakota Alderson, Huntsville; Kourtney Alverson, Emilie Barber, Elizabeth Bullington, Claire Doshier, Brooklin Edwards, Roberta Fu… Read more

Bergman Shooting Sports has received two grants totaling $6,000 from the NRA Foundation. Shown displaying the check representing the grants are from left, Brent Nelson, Buffalo River Friends of the NRA committee chairman, trap team members, Dustin Bunting, Caleb Westlake, Cole Bates, Dakota … Read more

John Fuller Cross joined Cornerstone Bank in 1956. He places his hand on the smaller safe which was set up originally in the lobby at 75 Spring Street. The other safe was acquired because it belonged to the First National Bank which failed in 1931. As the grandson of Claude A. Fuller, stock … Read more

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