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Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Folk and bluegrass music are to Mountain View and Stone County residents what the blues and rock and roll music are to the people of Helena-West Helena and Phillips County folks – steeped in pride, tradition and culture. Over the years I have had the pleasure to visit the Folk Theater in the north Arkansas community. On every occasion I enjoyed myself immensely though I must confess I am not a huge fan of the folk and bluegrass music genre. However, it is still very entertaining.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Another Wild Hog Festival has come and gone. Bikers from all around came for what was one of the most beautiful weather events this city has seen in recent history. Perfect skies and perfect temperatures provided the environment for a great...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 11:10 AM

The first time I ever saw Joyce in a school setting she was sitting cross-legged on the floor conversing with a fellow teacher while cutting out items for a bulleting board for her classroom. Thirty-six years have passed and now she sits alone on...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 11:07 AM

Spot on. Those were the first two words that came to mind following Federal Judge Brian Miller's address at the 80th annual Phillips County Chamber banquet Tuesday evening at PCCUA. He began his keynote speech right off the cuff.

Updated Apr 14, 2016 at 10:25 AM

Music, they say, can sooth the savage beast. Don't ask me who “they” are but I agree with them anyway.

Updated Apr 14, 2016 at 9:29 AM

Sometimes we just have to take the initiative and do things we are not used to doing. Today I turn 43 years old and I am in the best health I have been in 20 years.

Updated Apr 7, 2016 at 12:21 PM

April approached me this year with somewhat of an air of sadness. However, as I reflect on the lives of two very special young people, remembering them brings a smile to my face.

Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 2:38 PM

Every evening I come home from work, curl up in a comfortable chair and Joyce and I enjoy our evening meal while watching the nightly NBC News broadcast. As I view the coverage of the political races I find myself not knowing whether to laugh or...

Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Every evening I come home from work, curl up in a comfortable chair and Joyce and I enjoy our evening meal while watching the nightly NBC News broadcast. As I view the coverage of the political races I find myself not knowing whether to laugh or...

Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 11:54 AM

There is so much going on in our fair town these days. There are some great and eventful activities going on downtown. Beautification efforts are underway. The city council is working together and getting some great things accomplished. We have a...

Updated Mar 24, 2016 at 11:16 AM

More shootings in Helena.Do we need to put a sign coming into town noting how many days it's been since the last shooting? This is gotten worse than in the Old West. Call it Wild Wild West – Helena.

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