News

Fourth of July parade marches into a new era

Subscriber onlyIt's been a good 12 years, but it's time to retire, Jim Parsons said after this year's Fourth of July Patriot Parade. Continue reading...

Bella Vistans enjoy blues, fireworks, Glasgow glows

Subscriber onlyBella Vistans packed into a park off Glasgow Road, just below the Loch Lomond dam for music, eats and a fireworks show last Tuesday, July 3. Continue reading...

Gambrill heads up Community Development

Subscriber onlyKevin Gambrill started as director of the city's Community Development Services department June 1 this year. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Patriot parade kudos

Subscriber onlyMajor kudos and thanks to Jim Parsons for all his work on the Patriot Parade on July 4. He has done an excellent job in expanding it every year, but this year's parade was an exceptional event and patriotic tribute. I would vote the Bella Vista Recycling Center entry as the best in show (yes, I do volunteer there and that may have had a slight influence on my vote). Thank you, Jim. Continue reading...

We need hotel, restaurants

Subscriber onlyI watched our local, all volunteer, television station recently. The feature was The Mayor's Rap. It grabbed my attention for a full hour and I loved it. Mayor Peter Christie, as usual, was informative and humorous. It was a discussion about the intricate, beautiful and challenging trail system currently under construction in Bella Vista. The completed portion is attracting people from as far away as Canada. Continue reading...

Being productive with criticism

Subscriber onlyIn 1930 Dale Carnegie first published "How to Win Friends and Influence People," with its message of having amicable interactions with others, and since that time it has sold 30 million copies. Continue reading...

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Sports and Recreation

Branchwood opens as a disc golf course

Subscriber onlyBella Vista's newest amenity came with some help from volunteers. The new disc golf course at Branchwood is ready for play, Dean Rawlings, POA facility manager said. Continue reading...

Fairway Notes

Subscriber onlyAll in the Family Tournament Continue reading...

Scoreboard

Subscriber onlyBella Vista Men's 9-Hole Golf Results Continue reading...

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Religion

It doesn't seem freedom is acceptable

Subscriber onlyThere is no common or worldwide acceptance of freedom. Starting with the first family on earth, people have been denied freedom of speech and freedom of religion. But that wasn't God's plan. Continue reading...

Church News

Subscriber onlyBella Vista Community Church Continue reading...

Green pastures and still waters

Subscriber onlyOne of our favorite chapters in the Bible, particularly the Old Testament, is Psalm 23. In it, the author, David, both famous for his courage and infamous for his sinful affair with Bathsheba, reflects on God's graciousness, saying, "He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for His name's sake" (v. 2-3). Continue reading...

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