The Glen Rose Beavers take the field for the 3A State Championship game between Glen Rose and Harding Academy at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock on Saturday. The Beavers lost the contest 49-45.
The Class 3A State Championship game between Harding Academy and the Glen Rose Beavers is being called one of the most exciting games in a year when several state championships were settled in the last moments. But for the players and coaches of Glen Rose High School, the excitement of Saturday’s game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock was lost when Harding’s quarterback threw a 20-yard touchdown pass, with only six seconds remainin... READ MORE
Fourth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Mike Ross apologized to those who had gathered Friday at Ouachita Baptist University to hear the announcement that his official papers will be donated to the university’s archives.
I went to an interview last week in a rural part of Arkansas, and I’d forgotten how much I love taking a drive. Actually, I prefer “car ridin’,” as we called it when I was growing up. I’d rather be the passenger than the driver. When I was a little girl, my parents or grandparents would take me for a ride in the car, sometimes just for the air conditioning in the summer, and sometimes, I suspect, to get me to shut up and go to sleep. As... READ MORE
For the past two years, a new way of teaching students has developed at Arkadelphia High School. Using what they call the New Tech Network, teams of teachers, including Bud McMillion, are taking a different approach to education. “The traditional way of teaching is to stand up in front of the class and talk, the students take notes, and then you take a test,” McMillion said. “We are teaching our students how to think. A team teaches col... READ MORE
Thirty years ago, I rarely encountered problems when I wanted to hunt on private land. I learned early that it was proper etiquette to gain permission before hunting on another person’s property, which I always did. It was rare then to see a “No Trespassing” or “No Hunting” sign, and most of us figured it would always be that way. It’s not that way now, however. Today, it’s hard to find private property with good hunting opportunities t... READ MORE
In the hustle and bustle that is the modern Christmas season, it is easy to become fixated on finding the elusive hot toy of the year or on navigating the sea of people and parties that equally entertains and exasperates us. The stores are stuffed, the shelves disheveled, and shoppers can run out of resources — monetary and mental — before each entry is crossed off the list. Homemade food gifts can be the solution to a multitude of prob... READ MORE
Dec. 12 Santa at the Library BENTON — Children of all ages can visit with Santa from 2-7 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Participants may bring a camera and have pictures made with Santa. Christmas crafts and activities will be available. For more information, call (501) 778-4766. Neighborhood Association Meeting BENTON — The Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Association will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. at 1600 Dixie St. in Benton. Amon... READ MORE