Step into my den, pull up a comfy chair and a cup of tea and let’s chat.

A hearty welcome to our new publisher, Zach Ahrens, who arrives at his desk this week, replacing Alan English, who resigned in September.

Are you making your plans for Valentine’s Day for your sweetheart? What will it be: candy, flowers, lingerie, jewelry, breakfast in bed — or are you the more practical kind? Appliances are necessary and useful but not very romantic. Start thinking now and do something that will wow your "other person" this year. Congratulations and blessings to Vern and Tiffany Daniel who celebrated 19 years of marriage recently.

A sign in front of our Greenbrier Faulkner County library says to call to sign-up for free computer lessons. This is a very personalized service offered to those who would like to sharpen their skills or learn completely new things. Free, adult one-hour computer classes are given about once a month. You can learn a new skill or refresh anything you once forgot. Sign up for a class by calling 501-679-6344.

School will be in session Friday, Feb. 14 to make up a snow day. Will we ever get through this bitter roller coaster of weather? I can’t wait.

Conway Women’s Chorus will have an open rehearsal tonight at 7 p.m. and also next Tuesday, Feb 4. The spring show is all about women as community dynamos, mothers and lovers. You can sing Brahms, jazz and country all in one concert and have great fun getting ready for the show. Go to 2201 Washington Ave., Conway to have some fun and become a member of this great group.

If you have not yet signed up for Mayor Cotton’s "107-Mile Challenge," it is not too late. Register at and be present to walk the last mile with the Mayor at the finale on April 19. Radio station Y107 is one of the big sponsors of this event.

Have some friends in for the Super Bowl on Sunday and plan plenty of munchies that everyone can just pick up so you can enjoy the game too — or the advertisements — whatever turns you on. Have some fun!

Please send Greenbrier news, questions, comments, or suggestions to BJ Fox at or call 501-679-3690.