Month: October 2016

October 25, 2016 jamiesmith

Every child deserves a chance to grow up to realize his or her full potential. While all parents face numerous challenges along the way, some are lucky to have extensive networks of family and friends to help guide them on their parenting journey. On the other hand, others have far fewer resources. For those families,…

October 24, 2016 jamiesmith

It’s that time again to decide the course of our country through the decision of the people. Whether you are Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, or another social party, this is the time to help decide the next president of the United States of America, as well as many other vital federal, state and local offices.  …

October 18, 2016 jamiesmith

Saving Grace is a Christ-centered home in Northwest Arkansas offering hope and transformation to young women lacking critical supports. We provide relationships, skills, and resources to empower generational change. Our primary focus is to provide a safe and stable place to live for young women aging out of foster care, or otherwise facing homelessness in…

October 17, 2016 jamiesmith

Fall is a beautiful time of year, especially in Northwest Arkansas. It is the season of vibrant colors, family gatherings, and the wonderful aromas of home-baked pumpkin and spice goodies.   Did you know that you can have soothing aromas that bring back memories of Grandma’s kitchen and fun walks through the woods? With a…

October 12, 2016 jamiesmith

By: Wayne Hahne   A major semi-annual tradition returns to Northwest Arkansas this week. Twice a year, in October and May, thousands of people from across the country visit the region to seek out the best in handcrafted arts, crafts and food.   During the craft fair weekends—or War Eagle Weekend as they’ve been famously…

October 11, 2016 jamiesmith

10   Tri Cycle Farms (TCF) is a volunteer, event-based two-acre urban community farm using permaculture techniques located in the center of Fayetteville, Ark. TCF’s mission is growing “Community Through Soil,” as it stewards food awareness, education, and empowerment.   The TCF gardens were developed to address significant food insecurity in our neighboring community. We…

October 10, 2016 jamiesmith

Are you worried about a blackout during the next severe storm season? How about if the snowfall or ice storm this winter leaves you stranded, without power in your home? Home generators are a great investment for scenarios just like these. Whether you need to power your house for the night or for a week,…

October 4, 2016 jamiesmith

Since October of 1928, Toastmasters International has been helping its member become effective communicators and leaders. With 15,900 clubs internationally, our organization is committed to providing a supportive and enriching environment where members can develop their communication and leadership skills.   In Washington and Benton Counties, we have 13 clubs. Below you will find their…