Well - here we are - the week of July 4th! I’m so excited! I love the 4th of July holiday. I love the fireworks, swimming pool, grilling, and especially the fireworks. They are just mesmerizing to me. I hope you all are planning to come out to the city’s 4th of July Extravaganza. It [...]
Lots of stuff going on these days. Getting ready for the great 4th of July event at the city park, school’s out, city pool is open and it’s been hot, hot, hot! Today (Tuesday) it is not quiet as bad, thank goodness, and last night there was one heck of a lightning show along with [...]
I cannot believe that it is the middle of June!!! It won’t be but a minute-and-a-half until it is July 4th! I hope you all are planning to take advantage of our city’s 4th of July activities at the city park. There will be free food and drink, entertainment by The Soulsations and lots of [...]
Father’s Day is this Sunday - don’t forget your dad!
My dad has been gone since 1991 and I really miss him. Each Father’s Day (and lots of days during the year) I think about all the funny things my dad used to say and do. I won’t share them here because they might not seem [...]
Kirby Carlton McGraw entered into peace and glory as he passed away on Wednesday June 4, 2014. Kirby is preceded in death by his parents, Walter B. and Clara McGraw, seven siblings, and one grandson, Cannon Blaine Cotton.
He was affectionately known as “Doc” by all of those that crossed his path. His life was a [...]
For the past few year’s people riding bicycles on Highway 31 North to and from Beebe have become more and more popular which has brought up several critical safety issues. The bicyclist and their bikes do not have adequate reflectors or other safety equipment to help identify them when riding on Highway 31 North. This [...]
I hope you’re having a good start to summer - even though the weather has been crazy and the kids are still in school until this Friday.
Now that “American Idol” and “The Voice” are done for the season - we’ve been looking for other interesting tv shows to watch. I really like “American Ninja Warrior” [...]
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I hope you had a good Memorial Day holiday! I worked - as I do each year - and part of that is to attend one or more of the veterans ceremonies that are held in the city. Monday morning, I attended a ceremony where five active Air Force personnel were here in town to [...]
I attended graduation last Friday night - as usual. It was a happy time - especially since the weather was nice - but unseasonably cool. I think, as I’m standing there between taking pictures - wondering what the grads are thinking about and where the future will take each of them. Some will have success [...]