Cayden Cook of the Cabot High School bowling team was recently named the Wendy’s High School Player of the Year in boys bowling for the state of Arkansas. Cook led his team to the Class 7A-6A state bowling championship with a 217 bowling average this year. In state championship play, he averaged 280.
How he rolls!
The Cabot Panthers bowling team scored high when they gained Spencer Cayden Cook as a teammate. Cook will graduate this year, but before he goes, he has been named Wendy’s High School Player of the Year in boys bowling for the state of Arkansas. The award, sponsored by Wendy’s, is open to students playing varsity sports at Arkansas Activities Association member schools. Cook joined the Cabot High School bowling team in the middle of the... READ MORE
BEEBE — The agriculture program at Arkansas State University-Beebe has long been considered a successful program, and now it has a truck to prove it.
Our Easter dinner could be interesting today. My husband planned to bake a ham, like he always does, and make cheese grits, like he always does. The other sides are negotiable. I’ve noticed for a long time that our oven cooks slowly. However, when it took more than an hour to bake a cake that should have taken 25 minutes, we knew there was a problem. Our 15-plus-year-old oven bit the dust. I called our handy-dandy service guy, who diagn... READ MORE
In an office decorated with Eiffel Towers, Arkansas State University fan gear and a seemingly out-of-place Chicago Cubs jersey, Amy Mattison acts out her duties as CEO for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. Her job includes meeting with local politicians and Pentagon officials, promoting business in the city and supporting local schools — all in an effort to make Jacksonville the best it can be. “My dreams and aspirations are to grow... READ MORE
There’s something incredibly beautiful in the way a well-cast fly line unfurls in the air, gently delivering a hook adorned with a few twists of thread and some feathers to a distant target. Romantic images of fly-fishing have drawn many newcomers to the sport in recent years and caught the attention of many more who would like to learn the art of catching fish on a fly. If you’ve been thinking about getting started fly-fishing, you may... READ MORE
While making preparations to recognize April 24 as the day set aside to heap well-deserved praise on perennially favorite Pigs in Blankets — tiny bite-size sausages, or frankfurters, wrapped in a pastry and served hot from the oven — curiosity arises. What the heck are all these foods with silly names? Pigs in Blankets is relatively easy to decode with a little logic. Pigs (pork) are wrapped in soft “blankets’ (puffed pastry, biscuit do... READ MORE
Today Historical and Genealogical Meeting BROCKWELL — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. at the Izard County Senior Center on Arkansas 9, south of Brockwell. Martha Miller, director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and the state historic preservation officer, will be the guest speaker. She will give a PowerPoint presentation illustrating the department’s work, specifically in Izard County. Mil... READ MORE