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Pea Ridge Park Displays Bullet, Coat With Bullet Hole

Subscriber only"Only think of Artillery charging Infantry!" reads an interpretive panel at Pea Ridge National Military Park, quoting a March 12, 1862, letter from J.R. Green of the 2nd Ohio Light Artillery to his father from a camp near Sugar Creek. "We drove them upwards one half mile when they made a stand in a piece of woods and opened a tremendous fire upon our battery and the gallant 2d (2nd Missouri Infantry). Continue reading...

School News

Subscriber only• Ellen Lundy of Rogers has received an award for academic excellence at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. Lundy has been placed on the honor roll for the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for this award, students must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Continue reading...

Dignity on ice

Kitchen’s dirty secrets revealed

Subscriber onlyMy refrigerator made a fool of me today. This morning when I came downstairs to the kitchen, it was croaking -- loudly. It sounded like an elderly frog was inside it, sitting in a creaky rocking chair that got louder each time he rocked back. I could hear it across the room. Continue reading...

Author explains how home can be a 'sweet spot' for anyone

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas author returns to her home state today on a tour promoting her book "Create the Style You Crave on a Budget You Can Afford: The Sweet Spot Guide to Home Decor." Continue reading...

Lincoln Woman Opens Home To Veterans

Subscriber onlyAlice McKeever was 10 years old when her oldest brother, Sgt. Forest Embry, 23, was killed in the Korean Conflict in the early 1950s. That loss is one of the reasons she is passionate about veterans' issues and currently is enrolled in a Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks program called the Medical Foster Home Program. Continue reading...

Free For All

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The Beast Lies

Too many fake purpose in being ‘crazy busy’

Subscriber onlyA few years ago, I got a phone call from a friend and, as soon as I said hello, she said, almost apologetically, "Hey! It's me. I hate to even call you because I know you're extremely busy so I'll make this fast ..." Continue reading...