Cattle producers’ webinars

Cattle producers’ webinars

Here’s a great opportunity for cattle producers. There will be two upcoming webinars on Dollars and Sense for Cow-Calf Producers; September 28 and October 5. Scheduled topics and speakers for the webinars include: Tues. Sept. 28 — Risk Management for Cow/Calf Producers “Knowing Your Production Costs” — Daniel Rivera, director of Southwest Research and Extension…

National, state champion persimmon tree returns to live another day

National, state champion persimmon tree returns to live another day

MONTICELLO, Ark. — A craftsman’s regret over an unfulfilled promise has given the remains of a one-time state and national champion persimmon tree from Dardanelle a new life at the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources on the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus. The native persimmon tree, Diospyros virginiana, usually grows from 30…

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Presley Mashburn recently made a donation to the Warren Branch Library Blessing Box, a spot where goods can picked up by anyone in need. Presley used her birthday money to help buy food items to help stock the blessing box. The Warren Branch Library says that thanks to her donation, some of the needs throughout…

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

WHITE HALL – Miss Lilly Katherine Hood, 17, the granddaughter of two former Warren residents, was crowned the Homecoming Queen for White Hall High School this past weekend. Miss Hood, is the daughter of Steve and Kelli Boone Hood of White Hall. Her grandparents are Dr. Terry and Donna Dees Boone, also of White Hall.…

Mary Louise Porter’s art to showcase during October at the South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado

Mary Louise Porter’s art to showcase during October at the South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado

Contemporary landscape artist Mary Louise Porter’s latest show will exhibit October 1 to October 27, 2021 at the South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado. Porter’s work involves experimenting with colors, lines, and shapes abstracting from reality. She works with acrylic, paper, plaster and other mediums to engage the viewer emotionally as well as visually…

Pastime: Dustin’ the erasers

Pastime: Dustin’ the erasers

Back in the day when “white boards,” and “computer screens” were the sci-fi subject of the educational and classroom future, according to the Weekly Reader, there was the chalkboard and eraser duo found in every classroom. And what a duo they were. It was the mass communication vehicle for learning most every subject. How many…