The Chosen

The Chosen is a series which brings the life of Jesus...to life. Turmultous times. It is available on The Chosen App...

SUPPORT OUR EATERIES - Local mom and pop info and ideas

Pillbox Cafe’s Menu

From Breakfast to Burgers and everything in between. Full Breakfast and Lunch menu along with daily specials. Come check us out. Need to cater...

Artisan Grill’s Menu

The Artisan Grill is located at 249 T and C Boulevard, Ash Flat, Ark. 72513 across from the Ash Flat Walmart. The restaurant...

Homesteader Teem and Yard Tales

Busy Autumn Days

We have now, officially, moved into Autumn.  The sun is rising later each day & setting sooner.  I wish we’d turn the clock back...

Tell Them John Norberg Sent You

Cherokee Village Welcome Center goodies

SHOUT-OUT...Cherokee Village Welcome Center...new shirts....hats... and sweatshirts have come in...the weather is cooling and soon it will be sweatshirt weather..1/4 Zip...lots of colors ....also..."right" and "left"...

Master Gardener class opening soon

The Sharp County Master Gardeners, a unique and active organization in Sharp County is recruiting members. An online class will start Oct. 15 through which you can...

Martin Wildlife Photography

Raccoons

They may be a nuisance at times, but raccoons play a vital role amongst the other fur bearers. They are the scavengers of the...

The babies are here!

Over the past few weeks, I have been able to successfully capture many images of new born fawns. Generally, their mother is always near,...

Killdeer

Another species of bird that I look forward to photographing in the spring are Killdeer. They are ground nesting birds that are very vocal...

Grey Foxes

Ground predators are often seen as a nuisance. They hunt small mammals, birds and on rare occasions, domesticated pets, but they are an important...

Northern Cardinals

Northern Cardinals are very well know yard birds that hold a special place in a lot of peoples lives. The time old saying "when...

Another Sunday Morning with Bob Pease

Tradition

Well, It’s another Sunday morning. "'Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they...

Living Faith with Jim Everett

Do not be afraid

Every December I have the opportunity to play Santa Claus for children. I enjoy seeing how big their eyes get, how excited they are...

Beautiful Feet

Lessons I learned in summer school

One of the biggest lessons I learned this summer in school was to be kind to myself, my past self, my present self, and...

Yard Tales with Amy Swann

Purslane

Purslane! It's another one of those "pesky weeds" that's delicious and nutritious.  It's the highest herbal plant source of omegas 3, 6 and 9 fatty...

Outdoors with TomCat

Critters

Big changes coming to critter care in Sharp County; new veterinarian meet and greet slated

​Drs. Roger and Donna Shaw, both graduates of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, began their veterinary practice in the Highland area during the summer of...

Beware of ticks this fall

Does your dog or cat enjoy exploring the fields and forests near your home? These areas are prime habitats for ticks, small parasites that...

Cat-safe house plants

Which Plants Are Safe for Your Cat? Plants make the perfect snacks as far as many cats are concerned. Unfortunately, taking a bite of some...

Rabies clinic

Shaw Veterinary Clinic is sponsoring a Sharp County 4-H rabies clinic on Saturday, May 7, 2022, between 8:50 a.m. and 2 p.m. at multiple...

Short, Sweet, and to the Point

OK folks…cell phones

I’m trying to make sense of this disposable or throw away cell phone thing. By my count listening to the news, reading thrillers, or...

Crafting - Homemade - Creativity

Wine glass craft

by Kari Hollis Here’s a really easy, fun craft! I took an empty wine bottle and filled with water, put red and yellow food...

Community Notices

Critters

Big changes coming to critter care in Sharp County; new veterinarian meet and greet slated

​Drs. Roger and Donna Shaw, both graduates of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, began their veterinary practice in the Highland area during the summer of...

Beware of ticks this fall

Does your dog or cat enjoy exploring the fields and forests near your home? These areas are prime habitats for ticks, small parasites that...

Cat-safe house plants

Which Plants Are Safe for Your Cat? Plants make the perfect snacks as far as many cats are concerned. Unfortunately, taking a bite of some...

Rabies clinic

Shaw Veterinary Clinic is sponsoring a Sharp County 4-H rabies clinic on Saturday, May 7, 2022, between 8:50 a.m. and 2 p.m. at multiple...

Gardening & Growing

The American Persimmon

Be it ever so humble, the American Persimmon is a joy to behold for those in the know.  Now that the weather has changed...

How to help you plants beat the heat

There are things you can do to protect the plants you want to keep and assist them through heat waves.  Plants swelter right along...

USDA Renews People’s Garden Initiative

Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack planted a tree to announce the reopening of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) People’s Garden Initiative. People’s Gardens...

SC Master Gardener’s sale a success

The Sharp County Master Gardeners sale on April 30th was a success. Lots of fun for everyone. Here are some pics!

Ag related

Food & Recipes

Gingerbread French Toast

Ingredients: ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted3 large eggs½ cup low-fat milk6 tablespoons maple syrup2 tablespoons molasses1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon ginger½ teaspoon all spice¼ teaspoon nutmeg¼...

Energy Bars

Ingredients: 2 cups quick oats4 cups crisp rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies)1 cup unsalted roasted nuts1 cup (2 sticks) butter1 cup peanut butter1 (10-ounce)...

Holiday eating with diabetes

by Elizabeth Daigle, Izard County Family and Consumer Science Agent Is holiday food a stressor for you or someone you know? It can be if...

Redneck Potato Pie

by Lauren Siebert I keep seeing families ask for ways to make meals stretch. So, this feeds 6+ and I’m ballparking the prices but I...

Historically Speaking

Hardy History Association – Early tourism in Hardy Oct. 6

The Hardy History Association will be holding their October meeting Thursday, October 6, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Hardy Gym. ...

Hardy Homesteaders Day – Y’all c’mon down

This year, Hardy Homesteader Day will have events both in Loberg park and along main street in downtown Hardy, Ark., on Saturday, September 24,...

HHA September Meeting – Crystal Gray “A fun way to relive the founding of Hardy”

The Hardy History Association will be having it's September 2022 meeting on the first at 6:30 p.m. at the Hardy Gym, 203 School Street,...

HHA’s Preacher Roe presentation

On August 4, Marc Huscher presented Preacher Roe: When baseball was still a game at the Hardy History Association meeting. If you would...

Events

Christmas in the Village slated for Dec. 5

The annual Christmas In The Village celebration at the Cherokee Village Town Center will be held on Monday, December 5. The event, a collaborative effort between...

About Holidays

Salem VFW holds powerful Memorial Day commemoration

Monday, May 30 marked the 154th Memorial Day, a day to honor and remember those who gave their lives in service to the United States...

Sales tax revenue on the rise

It appeares the local economy is on the rise in Sharp County, as much needed tax revenue rolls in. During the recent Sharp County Quorum...

Honestly M

Wanting to be daddy’s girl again

Honestly M, I hope you are good at sorting out family issues. My dad and I have not spoken to one another in several years....

Working things out

Dear Honestly M, I have an issue with a co-worker. I have been at my job for four years. We have a pretty tight group,...
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