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“Why do you complain, Jacob? Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the LORD; my cause is disregarded by my God’? Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one …

“The heart of a volunteer is never measured in size, but by the depth of their commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.” – DeAnn Hollis

My fascination with the documentary genre led me to the film “Class Action Park.” This is a riveting story about “Action Park,” a New Jersey theme park operated by businessman Eugene Mulvihill. The park was described as the kind of place that a kid could be free, in the end, it mirrored more…

DAMASCUS — An effort to pretend a seat belt was in use resulted in nearly 20 grams of methamphetamine and 25 grams of marijuana being confiscated by Van Buren County Sheriff Lucas Emberton and his department.

Clinton Drug is still providing the great service that you have come to expect but with a few new faces. Clinton Drug was purchased by Michael Butler in February of 2018. Mr. Butler brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the pharmaceutical business. With the Clinton location being on…

‘Dognap,” that is the word for kidnapping a dog was first used in 1898, according to Merriam-Webster. It was the same year “misfocus” was first used, the dictionary reports.

So glad the snow is gone; now everyone can start fixing all of their broken waterlines and frozen drains. Our drains froze the first night. The waterlines did not freeze until the last day. Thanks to a good handy man we are finally back in business. Thank you David.

Already offers two scholarships each year, to deserving high school seniors: the JD Puddy Jr. Memorial Scholarship, and the Iris DeRow Memorial Scholarship. For information, or an application, contact Alread EHC or ACRDC.

Dear Athletic Support: I have been a sports fanatic my whole life. Football, basketball, baseball, golf, hockey – you name it and I’ve always loved the competition. When I was younger, I played all these sports. Now, I mainly just watch them from an athletic position on my couch! Playing for…

The Arkansas State Legislature passed three bills that address controversial political topics this week as part of a push by both chambers to clear the backlog of bills that accumulated while the legislature was in recess due to the winter storms which hit Arkansas two weeks ago.

It came up in conversation the other day, as we compared scars after most of the snow had melted off and going out in public was not out of the question, how some people take advantage of offers for help.

The Arkansas Arts Council, in partnership with Arkansas Heritage, is pleased to announce Arkansas Poetry Out Loud, the statewide poetry recitation competition, will be held virtually starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 13.

BrrrIt is cold out side at Scotland. We left the water dripping at the cafeteria but the water froze and the pipes burst. Now we have to see what has to be fixed. It was 3 degrees a couple of mornings. We also have drains and water lines frozen at the Burns house. Thanks to good neighbors an…

The Crabtree Senior Night Potluck, normally held the last Friday of each month at the Foursquare Church, will not be held this Friday.

Last week we were experiencing snowmageddon, this week temperatures are expected to reach near 60 degrees. At least that is what is currently being forecasted as I write this piece.

It’s officially been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and caused us all so many worries, concerns, and hardships. Awhile back I asked you to try to turn those negatives into positives and this is a life skill that we need to practice not just during times of crisis but with everyd…

First of all, we hope and pray that you are all doing good after the snow storm we have had. Today I want to look at a powerful man of God and how his story can relate to ours. In the book of Acts they are having a conflict about the distribution of food, so the disciples decide to choose 7 …

The deadline for legislators to file proposed constitutional amendments has passed, and the Senate and House Committees on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs will begin narrowing the list that will be placed on the next general election ballot.

Coming to terms with record-setting snow and low temperatures last week brought a number of challenges to county entities. The Monday-morning report, however, shows that the county, while damage was suffered and some is still being repaired, made it through the cold.

Eve Henderson at the One Stop Health Shop has been educating fellow citizens on the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle for the past twenty years, but the lifestyle of eating properly and using natural supplements and vitamins goes much farther back for her.

LITTLE ROCK — In the world of wildlife management, harvest records usually are broken by small percentages. But bear hunters in Arkansas broke the record of 577 set during the 2018 season by taking 665 in 2020 – a jump of 15 percent.

Dear Athletic Support: I’ve attended a lot of youth games, from peewee to high school. While most parents and grandparents are encouraging, there are always a few who seem to take their passion a bit too far. They holler at the refs, which is bad enough. But even worse, they direct negative …

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2021. There are 310 days left in the year.

By this time of year, my longtime friend and fellow organic gardener Lalla Ostergren used to be highly excited about the imminent beginnings of the planting season. She would have dozens of seedlings on her window sills, ready to go out in the garden when, in her opinion, the perfect time ha…

A few months ago the Log Cabin Democrat reported that, according to the National Association of Home Builders, lumber prices had increased 14.9 percent in August. Currently, lumber prices continue to be at historically high prices.

There are 25 proposed constitutional amendments filed in the House and 18 in the Senate. The deadline to file proposed amendments was February 10. Proposals range from creating a citizens commission on minimum wage to tort reform.

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters harvested 47 elk during the 2020 Arkansas elk hunting season, a mirror image of the previous year’s total, according to Wes Wright, elk program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.