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30 Years Ago: Hayes wins $2,000 in Missouri Lottery game

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Summer, a time for reunions

Subscriber onlySummer is a wonderful time for reunions. The high school where my husband and I graduated in the late 1950s celebrated just last week. We could not attend this year but hope to next year. The registration numbers were way up, reported my very good friend, Verna, who serves as secretary and receives all the notifications. We think the numbers are up because the little town of Douds, Iowa, is celebrating 150 years. I told Verna recently to "take notes" to report to old classmates, as to who attended. Continue reading...

Faith, Family and Fireworks Festival planned for July 3

Subscriber onlyKANSAS, OKLA. -- Independence Day will be celebrated in Kansas, Okla., with a Faith, Family and Fireworks festival at Lifepoint Fellowship on July 3. Continue reading...

2016 Heritage Festival

Subscriber onlyMichael Burchfiel/Herald-Leader The Heritage Festival included craftsmen showing their work all over Twin Springs Park, including this blacksmith making a knife. Continue reading...

Local student named UA honors college fellow

n The fellowships, worth $70,000 over four years, are intended to help keep the best young minds in Arkansas.

Subscriber onlyAbigail Thurstenson of Siloam Springs has received a prestigious Honors College Fellowship from the University of Arkansas. The $70,000 fellowship largely covers tuition and fees, books, room and board over four years. Continue reading...

Turner and Thurstenson wed

Subscriber onlyMacKenzie Christian Turner and David Dantzler Thurstenson were united in marriage in a private ceremony Friday, April 8, 2016, in Fayetteville, Ark. Continue reading...

Stoneridge Recording, a happenin' place

Subscriber onlyNathanael Stone, owner of Stoneridge Recording, is working to create a culture that supports local music in Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

A Russian adventure

n The Jones family is moving to Moscow to teach at a Christian school. Fratelli’s Pizzeria will remain open, in good hands.

Subscriber onlyColorful onion-shaped domes of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin will be on the list of sights to see when City Director Scott Jones and his family move to Moscow in August. The Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg will be a top spot to visit also. Continue reading...

Local horse famous world wide

n Frederik the Great of Siloam Springs has been named ‘the world’s most handsome horse.’

Subscriber onlyFrederik the Great, coined the most beautiful horse in the world by international media, lives right here in Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

Obituaries

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Siloam Springs man stole pickup after release from Benton County Jail

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Marcus Hignite admitted Monday he stole a pickup earlier this year less than an hour after getting out of the Benton County Jail. Continue reading...

Missouri man killed in Adair County train collision

Subscriber onlyA Missouri man was killed on Friday when the semi-truck he was driving collided with a train near Westville, Okla. Continue reading...

Arrest reports

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Fire calls

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Slow down and enjoy Siloam Springs

Subscriber onlySmithsonian Magazine threw me a curve when, in May 2012, their writer described Siloam Springs as "copacetic." I hadn't heard that word in years, possibly never in a business setting. My American Heritage Dictionary shows copacetic to be slang, meaning "excellent" or "first rate." I'm fine with that definition. Continue reading...

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