Invasion of the drones?

I got a kick out of the story from The Netherlands, about a chimpanzee that destroyed a drone when its keepers sent one a-droning over the zoo exhibit where it lives.

Of wasps and lawns

I suppose I can safely say that spring has officially arrived, even though I haven’t been buzzed by a mosquito. Yet.

Just a  couple of questions

Okay, call me a knot-head, but there are still a couple of things I don’t quite understand about this so-called “religious freedom” bill, which may or may not be an act by the time this is read.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
I wonder if people know about the Forrest City Public Library?

Leaves? Oh, THOSE leaves…

I gaze out across my expanse of lawn (well, my yard, such as it is), and I discover that the winter, alas, awful though it was, did not kill all the grass

Letters to the Editor 3/19

As a small boy growing up in rural Arkansas, the neighborhood boys made up our own games and entertainment.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
They say that money doesn’t grow on trees, but blessings are popping up all over like spring flowers in Forrest City.

What happens to grownups?

Once the snow was seriously melting and it began raining (and raining, and raining…), I saw a couple of neighbor kids out playing in it. They were twirling their umbrellas on the ground like tops, rather than holding them over their heads like umbrellas. They seemed to be having a grand time. Later, there were some kids playing in some half water, half mud stuff. They also seemed to be having a most wonderful time. To those kids, it was wet, muddy, dirty, yucky fun. But I realized as I watched, that to me,  it was wet, muddy, dirty, yucky yuck. Fun? What fun? I had gone through the roof … Continued

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
The Newcastle Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who participated in our chili day on Friday, Feb. 27.