6th Annual Take the Lake 5k Walk/Run

Still Time to Sign Up for the 6th Annual Take the Lake 5k Walk/Run There is still time to sign up to participate in the 6th Annual Take the Lake 5k Walk/Run and the Take the Lake Kidz Races for ages 14 and under.  All events will be held on Saturday, April 25th at Dam Site Park near Heber … [Read more...]

Clinton High School Student Selected As Sixth Winner in Leadership Program


(Above) Abigail Gates CLINTON, Ark. (April 16, 2009) – Clinton High School sophomore Abigail Gates has been selected as the sixth winner in the “Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders” program.  Gates is president of the Van Buren County 4-H Horse and Saddle Club. Gates, 16, daughter of Lee and Teresa … [Read more...]

Arkansas Parks and Tourism Encourages you to ‘See Arkansas First’ in Heber Springs

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NCAFCA Golf Classic

The North Central Arkansas Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents:  Golf Classic! Registration for the tournament will be held from 6:45 am to 7:45 am, and a gun shot start will be held at 8 am. The even will be held on April 24, 2009, at the Searcy Country Club. They are looking for a few … [Read more...]

Old Independence Regional Museum Hosts Family Day Event

Old Independence Regional Museum Hosts Family Day Event “From Sheep to Cloth” Did you ever wonder where your clothing REALLY comes from? Which regional plants make good dyes?  How did our ancestors water-proof their clothing? How many spinners did it take to keep one weaver busy? When should … [Read more...]

Weatherman to return as president of Lyon

Dr. Donald V. Weatherman left Lyon College 10 years ago as a professor of political philosophy. He will return in July as the 17th president of the college. The Lyon College Board of Trustees approved Weatherman's nomination as the next president of Lyon at its spring meeting today. He will … [Read more...]

KFFB 106.1 FM at the Folkfest in Mountain View


(Above) KFFB 106.1 FM on Location At Folkfest 2009 (Above) Bob Connell and John Perry (with Perry Munn Pottery) (Above) Ed Schuh with The Stone County Leader always has great photos of Folkfests (Above) Albert Jones a Von Dean Jeffrey Volunteer Award Winner Pointing The Way (Above) … [Read more...]

Stone County Weather School was a Success


(Above) John Robinson (National Weather Center) and Vic Schedler talk weather (Above) Over one hundred folks attended the weather school … [Read more...]

An Olympic Beach Volleyball Court is coming to Batesville

One of the goals of the Jubilee Family Church Youth Ministries (JFCYM) is to provide a safe environment for after-school and summer-vacation programs for the youth of Independence County.  These programs are designed to be not only educational, but to also exercise and strengthen the mind and the … [Read more...]

Kris Allen Conway’s American Idol Watch Party

Official Kris Allen Watch Party 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 Farris Center University of Central Arkansas The Kris Allen Kick Awesome Task Force would like to invite everyone to come out, view the next American Idol episode and VOTE for Kris Allen (a resident of Conway, a student at UCA … [Read more...]