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Posted By: a pilgrim
"There is always more to the story and there is always an earlier beginning."   ~ a pilgrim


Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:21pm

Members of the baby boom generation are now moving into their 60s and approaching retirement – a process that brings with it a host of confusing choices and decisions. For many, the first question is often, “Where will I live when I retire?”

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:09pm
Posted By: The Observer

In a discussion recently on the Wire a poster asked me what I would suggest in terms of development.  He had suggested that no area be developed that had poor people living there as they would just relocate to other areas.  He even referred to Coke Hill as being a former poor people location as s

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:46pm

#NWArk, 04/10/2014 – Home owners considering planning to stay in their home should know about remodeling projects that increase the home’s usefulness and make it better to live in.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:23am
Posted By: rskendall
Junior Auxiliary Celebrates Service in April

15,450 - The number of women serving their communities through the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:58am
Posted By: a pilgrim
“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections.
Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:29pm
Posted By: Jack Swink

All the nearby, growing Arkansas cities have one thing in common that Fort Smith doesn't have, well two things.  They all have strong, double digit growth and a Mayor/Council form of government, meaning the person in charge is ACCOUNTABLE to the people.  Fort Smith has a city administrator form o

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:17pm
Posted By: Patricia Brown

I have one friend who really pushes me. Kelly Cruise

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:04am
Posted By: a pilgrim
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”   ~ Marie Curie


Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:21am
Posted By: jackiepopp2011

HI I am the owner of Butterfly Meadow Gifts here in Fort Smith Arkansas
I work out of my Chrisitian home.
I make customized beaded jewerly, I knit and crochet hats, scarves, socks, adult booties and babie booties and other easy things.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:08am
Posted By: Jack Swink

I wasn't going to comment on TCW article about Don Hutchings seeking to return to the Board, but after he shared the article on his Facebook page, I decided, enough is enough and to comment my thoughts.  Although the comments were deleted from his page, I placed them again and again, each time de

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:05pm

Van Buren residents are being asked to participate in a survey to get feedback on public transportation needs. The Frontier Metropolitan Planning Organization has partnered with the Van Buren Municipal Utilities to get surveys out to approximately 8500 Van Buren residents.

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:02am
Posted By: a pilgrim
If you have been reading this blog series, and in the process have formulated expectations for a particular outcome, or if you are waiting for something extraordinary and dramatic to, at some point, be revealed, then you have inadvertently set yourself up to experience boredom, frustration and possi
Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:22pm
Posted By: wkennedy

Looking for family friendly fun coming up in the River Valley.  Check out the Charleston Music Fest on April 5th from 3pm to 11pm at the Charleston Fairgrounds.  This event is a benefit for Arkansas Children's Hospital.  There will be musical performances throughout the day.  The will be bounce-a

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:35pm
Posted By: a pilgrim
"You can always assume that other people are lying or confused but when your own experience, consistently and on demand, carries you to a logically and scientifically inescapable conclusion, the truth of that experience will demand a larger and deeper understanding of the reality in which you ex
Sun, 03/16/2014 - 2:06pm
Posted By: jfrederiksen

 UAFS is polishing up its dancing shoes.

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 1:49pm
Posted By: jfrederiksen

Justyne Huber led the UAFS women’s basketball team in scoring and rebounding and logged the second most minutes of playing time on the team. Such feats are signs of a seasoned veteran.

     Huber, however , is just a freshman.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 3:14pm
Posted By: jfrederiksen

 Two UAFS men’s basketball players and coach Josh Newman have earned conference honors for their performances during the recently-completed Heartland Conference regular season.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 3:10pm
Posted By: a pilgrim
"We cannot stay amid the ruins. Neither will we rely on the new; and so we walk ever with reverted eyes, like those monsters who look backwards."    - Ralph Waldo Emerson from his essay Compensation

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:26pm
Posted By: jfrederiksen
      Pairings and game times have been set for this weekend’s Heartland Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament hosted by UAFS at the Stubblefield Center.
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 2:17pm


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