Spirit of Cabot July 2016READ ONLINE
Three Rivers Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu October 27, 2016
Joan Zumwalt of Jacksonville holds her award for being inducted into the Arkansas State Independent Living Council’s Circle of Service. She received the honor Oct. 18 in Little Rock. Zumwalt started Pathfinder Inc., a Jacksonville-based company that provides skills training and sheltered living for people with disabilities.
JACKSONVILLE — Joan Zumwalt was moved by the needs of six children. It was the early ’70s, and Zumwalt, who has lived in Jacksonville for more than 50 years, had been approached by a woman who had just earned a special-education degree and needed help organizing a facility to teach six preschool children in need. Through grants and much coordinating, Zumwalt began Pathfinder Inc., a Jacksonville-headquartered corporation that provides skills training and sheltered living for those with disabilities. For her years of service, Zumwalt was inducted into the Arkansas State Inde... READ MORE
SEARCY — Matt Berry and Katelyn Tolle are new faces in the Searcy KLIFE chapter.
CABOT — For many families, a horse is not just a majestic animal. For many like the Drake family, a horse is a way for family members with disabilities and injuries to gain or regain some of their coordination, balance and strength.
MOUNTAIN VIEW — It isn’t fall in Mountain View without pinto beans cooking over a fire and outhouses speeding down the street.
WARD — Before a visit from the Arkansas Forestry Commission, Ward Central Elementary School had a treeless playground.
CABOT — To help students learn more about the medical field, the Cabot High School auditorium temporarily became an operating room earlier this month.
SEARCY — The community is invited to Neverland, where Peter Pan vows he’ll never grow up, and Captain Hook can’t seem to outrun the “tick-tock” of the crocodile.
AUGUSTA — “I just want to play football,” Augusta junior running back Devin Taylor said. “I don’t care where.”