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Cave City students roll out community improvement project

February 28, 2024|Comments Off on Cave City students roll out community improvement project

The 4th grade students of Cave City Elementary have been diligently working to create a new community resource and further access to education, adventure and mystery. On Feb.27, the Cave City School District announced the [...]

Izard County Sheriff’s Department warns of scam

February 28, 2024|Comments Off on Izard County Sheriff’s Department warns of scam

Izard County Sheriff Charlie Melton is warning residents of a new scam. “We have been made aware of a scam call going around Izard County,” Melton said. “The caller identifies themselves as being from one [...]

Highland FFA Donkey Ball game approaches

February 28, 2024|Comments Off on Highland FFA Donkey Ball game approaches

If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate leap year, the  Highland Future Farmers of America (FFA) has you covered. The Donkey Ball game is set for Feb. 29 at 6:30 p.m., [...]

Health and Wellness

Is Your Heart at Risk?

February 6, 2024|Comments Off on Is Your Heart at Risk?

As February rolls around, let's take a moment to show our hearts a little extra love and care. Now, February isn't just about chocolates and roses, it's also the kickoff for Heart Health Month! Now, [...]

Digital detox

January 25, 2024|Comments Off on Digital detox

In this fast-paced world of smartphones and screens, it's a downright challenge to keep ourselves from getting tangled up in that digital mess. Did you know that a whopping 61% of folks admit they're glued [...]

Food and Recipes

Easy Greens

November 22, 2023|Comments Off on Easy Greens

Easy Greens 1 bunch collard greens 1 bunch mustard greens 1 bunch turnip greens 3 strips of bacon 1 large onion Salt and pepper to taste Take the bunches of greens and rinse thoroughly, cut [...]

Company Chicken Casserole

September 19, 2023|Comments Off on Company Chicken Casserole

6 oz. wild rice, uncooked 1 teaspoon low-cal margarine 4 Tablespoons cornstarch 1 ½ cups evaporated skim milk 1 ½ cups chicken broth 1 (8-oz.) can cubed chicken or turkey ½ cup chopped onion 1 [...]

How to spice it up on your own

September 12, 2023|Comments Off on How to spice it up on your own

For those lucky enough to plan meals ahead of time, I applaud you, but for myself, I tend to fly by the seat of my pants. Or, possibly worse I’ll get home to find I [...]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

September 8, 2023|Comments Off on Chocolate Zucchini Cake

½ cup margarine ½ cup salad oil 1 3/4 cups sugar Cream the first three ingredients.  Add: 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup sour milk 2 ½ cups flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 [...]

Squash – Sausage Casserole

September 3, 2023|Comments Off on Squash – Sausage Casserole

4 cups cooked, drained, and chopped squash 1 medium onion, chopped 12 crackers, crumbled ½ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded 2 eggs, beaten ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3—4 sausage patties, cooked and crumbled ¼ [...]

Apple Raisin Cake

July 15, 2023|Comments Off on Apple Raisin Cake

Ingredients for cake ½ cup vegetable oil 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup raw apples (sliced) 1 cup raisins 1 cup chopped [...]

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Local Goverment

Notice of Hardy Planing Commission Meeting

November 6, 2023|Comments Off on Notice of Hardy Planing Commission Meeting

There will be a meeting of the City of Hardy Planning Commission on November 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at 124 Woodland Hills Road, Hardy, Arkansas 72542. The meeting is open to the public.

Stewart announces run for Sharp County J.P. District 9

September 13, 2023|Comments Off on Stewart announces run for Sharp County J.P. District 9

Anna Stewart is announcing her run for Sharp County Justice of the Peace District 9.Stewart is a resident of Poughkeepsie and has a wealth of experience in various roles including Justice of the Peace in [...]

Filing period closes for area school board elections

August 17, 2023|Comments Off on Filing period closes for area school board elections

The filing period has come to a close for the upcoming school board election slated for Nov. 14. In Sharp County, each incumbent for open positions face opposition. For the Highland School District, for Position One, [...]

Books and Reading

AFL closed Columbus Day

October 6, 2023|Comments Off on AFL closed Columbus Day

The Ash Flat Library will be closed Monday, October 9 in observance of Columbus Day. They will return to their regular schedule Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

Preschool Storytime at the Ash Flat Library scheduled

August 29, 2023|Comments Off on Preschool Storytime at the Ash Flat Library scheduled

Preschool Storytime is scheduled for this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023 at 10:30 a.m! Bring your preschoolers and have your friends bring their's too! The littles will have a big time listening to a story just [...]

Porter to host signing and sale at Cave City Library

August 3, 2023|Comments Off on Porter to host signing and sale at Cave City Library

Local author Joey Porter has released his second book and will host a book signing and sale of his newest compilation Aug. 8 at the Cave City Library. Porter served in the United States Army prior to [...]

Seed Saving at AFL

July 18, 2023|Comments Off on Seed Saving at AFL

Don’t forget! This Saturday! How to Save Your Seeds for Next Year Saturday, July 22nd, 10:00 am Ash Flat Library (conference room) Peggy Tiffany, Sharp County Master Gardner No registration is required, free

Obituaries

Charles Wilson

December 5, 2023|Comments Off on Charles Wilson

Charles Edward Wilson of Hardy, Arkansas passed away on December 2, 2023. Charles was born September 15, 1938 in Hardy. After graduation from Hardy High School in 1956, he attended the University of Arkansas at [...]

Bobby Flickinger

December 4, 2023|Comments Off on Bobby Flickinger

Bobby Flickinger, 89, of Garfield, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, December 1, 2023, in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born in Joplin, Missouri, on May 19, 1934, son of the late Leonard and Veta (Raider) Flickinger. Bobby [...]

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Books and Reading

Ash Flat Library fall book sale scheduled for Nov. 4

October 6, 2023|Comments Off on Ash Flat Library fall book sale scheduled for Nov. 4

The Ash Flat Library will be holding its fall book sale on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ash Flat Community Center (located across the street from the library) [...]

Stop the Cycle spaghetti fundraiser

September 4, 2023|Comments Off on Stop the Cycle spaghetti fundraiser

Stop the Cycle will be holding the Spay-ghetti lunch fundraiser September 7, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.at VFW #9777 at 105 Veteran's Way, Salem, AR. A donation of $10 or more lands you [...]

Farm & Flea market fun at the Mission Saturdays

September 2, 2023|Comments Off on Farm & Flea market fun at the Mission Saturdays

The Farm and Flea Market held on the property of the Mission of Hope at 3968 US 412 in Hardy to benefit the mission’s Raise the Roof fund is ongoing Saturday mornings and vendors are [...]

Cherokee Village A&P Commission Seeking Consultant

June 26, 2023|Comments Off on Cherokee Village A&P Commission Seeking Consultant

The Cherokee Village Advertising and Promotion Commission (CV A&P) seeks to engage a consultant on a part-time basis to help carry out the day-to-day work of the all-volunteer Commission, including implementing its annual digital and print tourism [...]

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