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There is a Private Applicator Training scheduled for Tuesday Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in the GW Building at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds. This training is for producers of agriculture commodities and is limited to 40 people. If you want to attend this training, you MUST pre-register. I will only…

The holiday season is here and that means we are just a few more days closer to resolving the chaos of 2020. That fact alone should make us all a little more thankful this Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving and the holiday season in general awaken memories from a much simpler time. Every year it…

It’s funny how the people that know the least about you always have the most to say but what happens when someone who knows you well doesn’t believe you?

LITTLE ROCK — Turkey, dressing and football may be at the front of people’s thoughts during the Thanksgiving holiday, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has another tradition some people may want to take part in. The AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program is busy stocking rainbow…

JONESBORO — Arkansas is in the midst of deer season, and skillets are sizzling with the sound of a floured piece of backstrap cooking in grease. Alongside the backstrap will likely be a skillet of fried potatoes. As soon as the backstrap is done, a bit of flour will hit the grease, followed …

CLINTON — A driver with a headlight out led to the arrest of a Tennessee woman on drug charges after a traffic stop by Clinton Police Thursday night, Nov. 19.

The Donut Palace located at 1863 Highway 65 S in Clinton is so much more than just your go to place for freshly baked donuts. Speaking with Mai Chhor the owner and the face for the donut Palace one will quickly learn that there is so much more than the name would leave you to believe and tha…

DELAWARE — A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken west of Delaware (Logan County) tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Research, Evaluation and Compliance Division.

CLINTON — In a letter dated Nov. 19, City of Clinton Mayor Richard McCormac announced Lieutenant Jay Murdock has been selected as the city’s Chief of Police.

LITTLE ROCK — Joe Morgan, the vice-chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, died Saturday morning from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 76 years old.

The Crabtree Senior Night Potluck, always scheduled the last Friday of the month, has been canceled this Friday.

The Ford Mustang has been an automotive icon for more than a half-century while managing to stay in the game with enough technical upgrades to keep consumers coming back for more. For 2020 there is a giant leap with a powerful base four-cylinder turbo that looks and sounds like its sibling m…

Dear Athletic Support: Back when I was in high school, sports had fairly defined seasons. Football would end, then basketball would begin. When hoops were over, track started, then baseball. But sports are pretty much year-round now, both in terms of practice and play. Kids are encouraged to…

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase across the state, the Arkansas Department of Health reminds Arkansans that the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people who live with you.

LITTLE ROCK — With COVID-19 cases beginning to increase in Arkansas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wants to remind everyone to put a little space between them and other hunters at camp, at the boat ramp and in the blind this duck season. Try to maintain a 6-foot distance between your…

My long time friend and fellow organic gardener, Lalla Ostergren, used to say, “My garden is a year round project.” Her favorite gardening activity in December was beginning the plan for next years garden. First she would review her garden notebook, and map, from the past year, making notes …

Editor’s note: This editorial expresses the views of the Log Cabin Democrat editorial board, which is composed of Frank Leto, Jeanette Anderton and Alex Kienlen.

The Uncommon Communities Board is inviting participation in its county business promotion and marketing opportunity. A brochure is being prepared for Welcome and Visitor centers throughout Arkansas which will highlight business photo opportunities, including for those visiting or traveling t…

Scotland Community Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. It should be open for possible three days next week, come check out the exercise room, play some pool, or come work a puzzle! Meals are $4 each and take out is available! Masks are required so please wear yours! Hope To See You There.

Dear Athletic Support: How in the world is it safe to play basketball during COVID!? I guess football was okay since it’s outside. I think I read somewhere that even though the boys tackle each other they aren’t in contact that much if you really break it down. But basketball is two hours of…

Throughout the history of the Church, people like the reformer, Martin Luther, stood for what was theologically right, despite being labeled a, “heretic.” Despite the threats and eventual imprisonment and execution by the Nazis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer refused to compromise Scripture. With great…

Alzheimer’s dementia is a devastating disease – not only for the person living with the disease but also for the family and friends serving as caregivers. My family’s experience as caregivers is not a unique one. According to the Arkansas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 178…

The governor presented a balanced budget proposal to the legislature for next fiscal year. It would authorize about $5.8 billion next year in spending from the state’s general revenue fund, about three percent more than this year.

One of the most unusual high school football seasons in history came to an end for Clinton on Friday night at Blytheville. The Chickasaws defeated the Yellowjackets 49-14 in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs at Blytheville. The game opened with a bang with each team scoring on their…

“Quilting Thursday” will not be held this week at the EHC building in Rupert.

Things are very quiet in Scotland. From what I can tell most folks are following the rules. Mask, Social distancing and not gathering in crowds. Most of us old folks have enough problems without being exposed to something that we can try to avoid.

Per the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, effective Monday, Nov. 16, Van Buren County is following the national and regional trend of increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases.

It turns out walking in space has a trick to it. You would think to walk in space all one really has to do is be outside whatever vessel got you to outer space in the first place, and that’s not wrong: Open the door and step out. As in life so many adventures begin with that important first …

The Van Buren County Master Gardeners were out appreciating beautiful yards once again. We had the pleasure of meeting Lila Ward. She lives in Clinton and was nominated by her grand daughter, Courtney Oleson. Since it is November, we were aware that gardens would not be at their prime, Court…