Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun June 25, 2017
PHOTO BY: Matt Johnson/Contributing Photographer

Malvern Mayor Brenda Weldon, right presents Arkie Remley with the proclamation naming today “Arkie Neal Remley” in honor of her turning 100 years old today.

100-year jubilee

Former educator of Malvern celebrates century mark

“First thing you ought to let your children know is that you love them,” said Arkie Neal Remley, who turns 100 years old today. “You got your battle about whipped when you do that.” Remley, who was an elementary school teacher for almost 40 years, will celebrate the century mark today at Third Baptist Church of Malvern — where she has been an active member since she and her husband moved there in 1939. “Life is a beautiful journey, and... READ MORE


Area contestants win awards at Miss Ark. pageant

LITTLE ROCK — Several young women with ties to the Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area were among the award-winners in the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant, held June 13-17 at the Robinson Center in Little Rock.


    What does your fridge tell people?

    I saw a little fun statistic the other day that caught my eye. It said 82 percent of Americans form an opinion of people after viewing the contents of their refrigerator. It made me start thinking about what someone would think if they opened the door of mine. First of all, our buying habits have totally changed since our sons moved out of the house. You will rarely find milk in our refrigerator. We don’t drink it, but our younger son u... READ MORE


    Springhill educator is district’s Teacher of the Year

    Courtney Worthen was happy enough earning the Bryant School District Teacher of the Year award. but it’s what came after the award that meant the most to her. “My favorite part of winning the award was reconnecting with former students,” Worthen said. “I had families that congratulated me on Facebook or emailed me. I got emails from four of five kids that I would not have expected. I wouldn’t have expected them to contact me at all. I a... READ MORE



    June 26 Fancyful Fairy Tales BENTON/BRYANT — Children of all ages are invited to meet a fairy-tale character and listen to the character’s story and songs at 1 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton. For more information, call (501) 778-4766. June 27 Libraries are for Scientists BRYANT — Youth ages 4 to 7 are invited to concoct, brew and create at 2 ... READ MORE