Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Members of the Horatio Bands and First Baptist Horatio built 416 boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The boxes include hygiene items, toys, clothes, and school supplies. The recipients of the boxes are kids who won’t receive a Christmas any other way. Operation Christmas Child is a branch o…
Friday, October 12, 2018
During September the Chalice Cupboard assisted 41 families in Sevier County, including 80 adults and 47 children, totaling 127 people.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
According to the office of the Sevier County Clerk, Debbie Akin, the following couple applied for marriage licenses during the month of September:
Thursday, September 20, 2018
September is National Preparedness Month, and it’s time to renew my annual collection of disaster-proofing tips with fresh material, along with time-honored standbys.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
During August the Chalice Cupboard assisted 55 families in Sevier County, including 100 adults and 75 children, totaling 175 people.
Monday, September 10, 2018
Did you know that you can enjoy just-picked fruits and vegetables, homemade bread, and more at your local farmer’s market at prices lower than you typically pay at the grocery store? You save money because there is no middleman between the farmer and you. The food you buy at a farmer’s mark…
Friday, September 07, 2018
According to the Sevier County Clerks office, 24 couples applied for marriage licenses during the month of August. They are as follows:
Thursday, August 23, 2018
During July the Chalice Cupboard assisted 67 families in Sevier County, including 129 adults and 84 children, totaling 213 people.
Thursday, August 09, 2018
According to the Sevier County Clerk’s office 11 couples were issued marriage licenses during the month of July. They are as follows:
Monday, August 06, 2018
“I don’t have time for this!” “Ugh...another boring lunch.” “That, again?” Does this sound familiar? Are you tired of spending a small fortune on take-out meals because you don’t have time to prepare a satisfying lunch? Maybe your children’s lunches are burning time and money faster than the…
Sunday, August 05, 2018
Colleen Dinger, a life-long De Queen resident who now lives in Mt. Ida, had a bear climb up a tree in her yard last week, bringing entertainment to the home she now resides in.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
An itch-a-ma-call-it is caused by an insect bite or sting that itches like crazy, and calls for fast relief. Many people reach for one of several popular anti-itch creams that sell for around $4 an ounce, but I reach for my homemade remedy that costs about ten cents an ounce to make.
Selana Ozura and Oscar Esquivel of De Queen announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Adaline Esquivel, born Saturday, July 14, weighing five pounds, eight ounces and was 18 inches long.
Friday, July 20, 2018
I’m not sure how or why National Anti-Boredom Month started, but I suspect it’s because July is a lot like Hump Day Wednesday. Miraculously, the days seem to speed up after we climb that mid-week hump and the rest of the week almost become a little more exciting the closer we get towards the…
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Dog Days of summer are here and have been marked in the sky since ancient Mediterranean times when Sirius, the Dog Star, and the Sun rises at the same time each year from July 3 until August 11. The Greek translation of the word Sirius means “scorching” which accurately describes the ho…
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
According to the Sevier County Clerk’s office, 24 couples were issued marriage licenses during the month of June. They are as follows:
Friday, July 06, 2018
When it comes to preventable accidents in America, the next eight weeks are considered to be the deadliest, according to the National Safety Council. Some of the most significant and preventable killers during this time are fires, drownings, hot car deaths, pedestrian fatalities, excessive h…
June and July are good months to stock up on anything related to enjoying the outdoors. Stores are knocking themselves out to entice you with sale prices on camp-friendly items such as tents, chairs, coolers, and outdoor living supplies. The coming weeks will be a good time to stock up on su…
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Saylor Turner of Foreman won 1st place in the 5- 8-year-old Wildlife art division at the Ouachita Festival at Beavers Bend Park in Broken Bow, Okla. Saylor is the 6-year-old daughter of Brent and Abbye Turner and the granddaughter of Tom and Debbie Ernest of Horatio and Lynn and Kathy Turner…
Monday, June 25, 2018
How can you tell if a watermelon is ripe and sweet? Of course, everyone knows you knock on it as if you’re knocking on a door. If someone answers, you’ve got a very special watermelon. Either that, or you put a Redbull energy drink in your coffee instead of water, and you may be hearing thin…
Monday, June 18, 2018
According to the Sevier County Clerk, 16 couples were issued marriage licenses during the month of May. They are as follows:
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
If you are a cat, it might. Since July of 2015, the Internet has been buzzing with videos of cats losing their minds over cucumbers. It all started with a short video of a cat that was spectacularly frightened of an innocent cucumber on the floor. (If the cat had been outdoors, it probably w…
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
In ancient times, farmers around the world knew the secrets of successful gardening with natural methods. For example, Native Americans realized the benefits of companion planting, and how certain plants can improve the growth and pest resistance of their neighbors.
Flipping a light switch. Plugging in a coffeemaker. Charging a laptop or iPhone. These actions are second nature for most of us. Electricity makes our lives easier, but its potential for shock and fire-related hazards are often taken for granted. That is why the National Fire Protection Asso…
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
In an age of much change in the business world, more people are reinventing themselves. That could mean learning new skills to fit a new job, landing in a new industry or starting a new business.
Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant.
Each time the American people think the nation’s opioid crisis can’t get any worse – it gets worse.
The IRS is coming – eventually – for the money in your 401(K) or Traditional IRA.