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Recent Rain Creates Potential Lawn Problems

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4-H Programs Provide Higher Levels of Learning

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Shop Safe At Farmers' Markets

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Briefs

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Southern Legislative Conference Was Informative

Subscriber onlyJane and I were in Lexington, Ky., last week for the Southern Legislative Conference. The conference was founded in 1947 and is comprised of 15 Southern states. There are six standing committees that provide a forum which allows policymakers to share their knowledge and expertise with colleagues from across the South. The speaker assigned me to the Committee on Economic Development, Transportation and Cultural Affairs. I also sat in on the hearings for the Energy and Environment Committee. There were more than 1,500 total attendees for the five-day conference; and, I have to tell you, Lexington is a beautiful place to visit -- particularly if you are fond of race horses. Those horses get taken care of a lot better than I do! Continue reading...

Concentrated Chicken Operation in Goodman Tentatively Approved by DNR

Subscriber onlyThe Department of Natural Resources has issued a General State Operating Permit for the proposed Roger Renner concentrated chicken operation at 615 Brodie Road in Goodman. Continue reading...

Keaton To Compete In National High School Finals Rodeo

Subscriber onlyDENVER -- Callie Keaton, a ninth-grade student at McDonald County High School, earned a position on the Arkansas National High School rodeo team and traveled with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyo., to compete at the 68th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in the Barrel Racing and Pole Bending competitions. The rodeo started July 17 and will end July 23. Continue reading...

The Beauty of Fireflies

Subscriber onlyLark had lived for so very long. She had been witness to the birth of many, many years, and she stood silently and with very little notice as those years died and turned into memories. Her life had been filled with happiness and love, and many of the dreams she chased had come to fulfillment. Lark had lived her life as a quiet person and one of gentle manners. She was one with an unassuming nature. The little and simple things in the world around Lark gave her such pleasure and happiness. Continue reading...

Four from Anderson graduate U of A

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The following Anderson residents graduated from University of Arkansas at the end of the spring 2016 semester: Continue reading...

Smith Makes Spring Honor List

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Miller Receives Bachelor Of Science Degree

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University of Missouri Dean's List

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Community Events

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On The Way to Noel

Subscriber onlyI was 12 years old in 1961 and my family lived in the dry, hot Arizona city of Yuma. My older brother spent a summer or two with my grandparents and great-aunt in the southwestern Ozarks town of Noel, Mo., and now it was my turn to spend the summer there. It was decided that I would travel there on a Greyhound bus with my other grandmother, Grandma Barr. Continue reading...

Governor Vetoes Several Bills

Subscriber onlyRemember how great it was last year when we provided the mechanism for the first tax cut for Missourians in nearly 100 years? Continue reading...

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