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Choices matter

Subscriber onlyI finally got to read an interesting gag in a "Reader's Digest Magazine" that my wife had been hoarding and had to laugh, not just because it was funny, but because it was so true (November 2015, by comedian Eugene Mirman). I've changed some of the references in it to better fit our current time. It goes like this: Continue reading...

Townzen is interim shelter director

Subscriber onlyIt's a busy time of year for everyone, including the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, so the president of the Shelter's board of directors, Jill Wells, said she feels lucky to have someone prepared to step in and take over the position of interim executive director. Continue reading...

Historical Society to meet in Gravette

Subscriber onlyThe Benton County Historical Society will meet at Gravette Historical Museum, 503 Charlotte Street, S.E., in Gravette, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Guest speaker will be Steve Mitchael, who helped to establish the Gravette Historical Museum in 1995 and was active in the preservation and renovation of the Kindley House as the museum's current home. He is now chairman of the Gravette Historical Museum Commission and continues to be active in the day-to-day operations of the museum. Continue reading...

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Choices matter

Subscriber onlyI finally got to read an interesting gag in a "Reader's Digest Magazine" that my wife had been hoarding and had to laugh, not just because it was funny, but because it was so true (November 2015, by comedian Eugene Mirman). I've changed some of the references in it to better fit our current time. It goes like this: Continue reading...

Historical Society to meet in Gravette

Subscriber onlyThe Benton County Historical Society will meet at Gravette Historical Museum, 503 Charlotte Street, S.E., in Gravette, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Guest speaker will be Steve Mitchael, who helped to establish the Gravette Historical Museum in 1995 and was active in the preservation and renovation of the Kindley House as the museum's current home. He is now chairman of the Gravette Historical Museum Commission and continues to be active in the day-to-day operations of the museum. Continue reading...

Consumer Alert: Deck the halls with caution

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- The holiday season is upon us, and families across Arkansas are taking steps to make their homes more festive with decorations. Many times this involves stringing lights on rooftops and lighting festive candles to bring more holiday cheer, but the joyfulness can come to a screeching halt if a mishap occurs. Continue reading...

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The greatest gift to mankind

Subscriber onlyAs the Christmas season approaches, we think about giving presents to those who have a special meaning for us. Usually that includes family and friends who we love and want to thank for being in our life. This is not a new custom nor is it particular to the United States. There are those who believe the giving of Christmas presents dates back to the gifts the three Wisemen brought to Jesus: frankincense, gold and myrrh. Continue reading...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Subscriber onlyWhen I was in high school, dad asked me, "Did you hear about the Texan who had to take a memory-refresher course?" When I didn't know about it, dad said, "That Texan couldn't remember the Alamo." We both laughed, and dad (a Texan) hollered the famous Texas battle-cry, "Remember the Alamo!" Continue reading...

I have chosen you ...

Subscriber onlyElection, free will, predestination, sovereignty, Calvinism, Arminianism, perseverance, falling from grace, limited atonement, TULIP, God decides, man decides -- the debate goes on and on. I am not going to address that issue today, but I want to take two factors out of the equation and shed light on them. Continue reading...

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