Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun April 22, 2018
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Laurie Welch, executive director of the Grant County Unified Community Resource Council Inc., stands inside the newly named Kathy’s Closet & Food Pantry in downtown Sheridan. The thrift store was renamed in February to honor former board member and volunteer Kathy Tadlock, who died in September 2017.

Fitting tribute

Thrift store’s name honors former board member, volunteer

Making the decision to rename the Spirit of Sharing Food Pantry to Kathy’s Closet & Food Pantry in honor of former board member and supporter Kathy Tadlock was an easy one — and a fitting one. “She loved shopping, and she loved getting clothes,” said Charles Tadlock, Kathy’s husband of 56 years. “Kathy’s Closet is very appropriate for her. She also loved flamingos, and they have lots in there, and she loved jewelry. “I told my daug... READ MORE


Annual golf tournament to benefit women’s shelter

The third annual Travis Wood Four Ball Invitational golf tournament is scheduled for May 4-6 at the Hurricane Country Club in Bryant.


    Biting into cigar-box treasures

    My husband, David, got out his cigar box full of treasures last weekend. Our older son came over with our 11-month-old granddaughter, Kennedy, and he started talking about wanting to find arrowheads. He’s a hunter and a history-lover, so he loves the idea of the old tools the Native Americans made from the land. David said, oh, hadn’t he mentioned the arrowhead he’d found on the family farm when he was a young teenager? My son couldn’t ... READ MORE


    New head coach to instill character, hard work

    For Mike Guthrie, becoming a coach was never really a goal. He spent most of his younger days dreaming of joining and eventually retiring from military service — much like many of his uncles. It wasn’t until his mom married his stepdad, Johnny Mac Campbell, when Guthrie was 14 years old, did the idea of becoming a coach really take hold. “He was an ex-coach who had become a principal and eventually a superintendent,” Guthrie said. “Tha... READ MORE



    April 22 Seussical the Musical ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present Seussical the Musical at 2:30 p.m. in the Jones Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 per person. For more information, call (870) 245-5208. Arsenic and Old Lace HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Players will present Arsenic and Old Lace at 2 p.m. at Woodlands Auditorium. Tickets are $20 each. For more information o... READ MORE