ARKANSAS WELCOME CENTER AT CORNING This month we got in some excellent Russellville books for the Tri-peaks area. One of the books is a general guide to Russellville, showcasing the city’s restaurants, outdoor recreation and historic downtown.
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Halloween Recipes

Here are a few recipes you might want to try for Halloween! These recipes are from Mrs. Gayla B.
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Getting kids to school without a struggle

CEA-FCS,Clay County Extension ccholmes@uada.edu Back to school time can be a struggle, but good news: it doesn’t have to be. Sara Hart and Victoria Hodson, co-authors of Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids: 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict Into Cooperation, share insights into helping kids get to school without a struggle.
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The space between newsprint and subscribers…

Between the inked pages of any local newspaper and beyond news stories, there are stories of wins and losses, businesses and social doings, deaths and births and entertainment. There are advertisements and legals and in our paper there are prayer requests. Our newspaper like others, are more important to a community than some might suspect.
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The Rector Public Library Summer Reading Program continued Wednesday, June 15, as children and adults enjoyed the animals presented by Marybeth Gunter with Animalogy (NEHCM). This week will feature Arkansas Game and Fish at 9 a.m. at the library. (Courtesy photo)
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Caterpillars to butterflies…

2022 Seniors . . . Well, here you are about to graduate. I’m sure you’re pinching yourself at the prospect of reaching your goal of the last 12 years. I think of you all as caterpillars. You’re about to leave your cocoons; your high school and homes, to emerge as butterflies and fly away to your futures.
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