Updated 9:10 a.m., Tue May 26, 2015
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Bryant High School junior Brooke Moorehead is now a published author. She introduced her book, My Wisdom Throughout a Year: Reflections From a Teenager’s Mind, to fellow students during a recent book signing at the school.

A year in the life

Bryant High School student publishes book of reflections

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

People often express their thoughts, hopes and inspirations privately in diaries and journals that may never be read by others. Brooke Moorehead did not follow that path. At 16, she has published her thoughts, hopes and inspirations in a book that is now available for all to read. Titled My Wisdom Throughout a Year: Reflections From a Teenager’s Mind, the paperback contains 56 pages divided into 12 chapters, each representing one month ... READ MORE


Governor, ASMSA tout computer science education

HOT SPRINGS — Computer science education was at the forefront May 1 during the annual Community of Learning Luncheon sponsored by the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs.


    One more secret revealed

    My mother said after my cat-confessional column last week that now I have no secrets. Au contraire. I have confessed in this column to many things — cussing occasionally, not cooking a lick, being a shopaholic and, the worst, my husband says, owning a Michael Bolton CD. I’ve shared some of my family secrets, too, much to their chagrin. My brother has forgiven me for talking about his back hair (which he no longer has, thanks to the mira... READ MORE


    Educator takes active role in school district, community

    Terri Bryant believes she developed her leadership skills as a child. Whether it was singing or reciting Scripture in front of the congregation at church, or playing school with her siblings and young friends gathered in the basement of her childhood home, Bryant has never been afraid to take a leadership role. “I always wanted to be a teacher,” she said recently during a visit in her office at Malvern High School. “I felt called to bec... READ MORE


    Crawfish tops for nailing Arkansas spotted bass

    Spotted bass love crawfish like kids love candy. This season, if you go fishing for spots, or Kentucky bass as they’re often called, wrap your mind around that fact, and don’t let go. You can catch spotted bass on any lure or live bait that might entice largemouths. If you want to catch lots of spots, however, fish crawfish or lures resembling crawfish. Your catch rate will soar. Case in point. My friends Jeff and Chris and I were bass ... READ MORE



    May 26 QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics Seminar HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Henderson State University will present a seminar titled QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Henderson’s Hot Springs campus. The cost of the class is $65. For more information or to reserve seating, call (870) 230-5184 or email asbtdc@hsu.edu. May 27 Tabletop Game Night BENTON — People of all age... READ MORE