The sticks are picked

Those of you “of a certain age” may remember a game called “Pick Up Sticks.” It was one of my favorites when I was a kid. It was considerably low tech, meaning there’s probably no one “under a certain age” who has heard of it. Or cares.

Voters must choose party before casting ballots

The St. Francis County Election Commission is taking steps to make sure that area voters understand that they will not be able to cast ballots in races on both the Democratic and Republican ballots during the preferential primary election next month.

Late cold spell may impact crops, plants

Many growers in St. Francis County may have dodged a chilly bullet last night, but St. Francis County Cooperative Extension Service officials warn that another cold night tonight could damage area crops.