Okay, I guess we need to talk about how this happened – the return of my column, that is. Those who didn’t know I was gone, or didn’t know I was ever here in the first place, can go back to whatever they were doing.
This is my last column for the Times-Herald. No, they didn’t tell me to stop writing it (although maybe at times they’ve wished I would). No, I’ve decided to retire.
The children are back in school, and although the weather is still warm, the days are getting noticeably shorter. It must be festival time in St. Francis County.
The Youth Talent Contest at the St. Francis County Fair is in need of entries.
The annual St. Francis County Fair will be held next week, Aug. 25 through 31, at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds on Highway 1 South.
It happens every year, usually several times, until I get acclimated to the fact that school is back in session.
Members of the St. Francis County Farm Bureau heard a little bit about what goes into recruiting a college coach, and also received an update on what Farm Bureau has been up to over the last year, during Tuesday’s annual meeting, held at the Fine Arts Center at East Arkansas Community College.
The Widener City Council learned Monday night that nearly $15,000 in payments to the city’s water department are unaccounted for.
Child nutrition workers from a number of school districts were told about the USDA’s “Farm-to-School” program last week as part of a two-day training session, presented by the National Food Service Management Institute.
Several classes are already at capacity at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute, it was reported Thursday to the school’s board by President Burl Lieblong.