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Lawn Renewal and Renovation Tips to Create a Perfect Lawn this Season

Lawn Renewal and Renovation Tips to Create a Perfect Lawn this Season

By Gardening expert Melinda Myers   The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens.  “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses…

Understanding and Overcoming Your Pet’s Fears

While many of us would like to believe our little puppy is fearless, the truth is that there are many things a pet will experience that may frighten it at…

Get a Glowing Tan by Drinking Your Vegetables


By Cherie Calbom, MS, CN Juicing is hot like the vibrant fashion colors for summer — lemon, raspberry, orange, lime and tomato. Making delicious fruit and veggie juices is great…

Slimming Seasonal Staples for Spring


With spring finally upon us, you may be inclined to add some fresh foods into your diet. The season synonymous with change provides a variety of seasonal produce that can…

May Fiasco

By Don Roth   After spying Gen. William Vandever’s cavalry slowly winding its way toward Fredericktown, Col. Shelby’s Missourians, accompanied by Gen. Marmaduke, quickly moved through torrents of rain to…

New Traveling Exhibition Tells the Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Struggle to Meet the Constitutional Challenges of the Civil War

New Traveling Exhibition Tells the Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Struggle to Meet the Constitutional Challenges of the Civil War

The Delta Cultural Center’s current exhibition, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession…

Marmaduke Raids Missouri

By Don Roth Brig.-Gen. John S. Marmaduke’s Confederate cavalry division broke camp on the Eleven Points River in Randolph County Arkansas on April 17, 1863, for a raid into the…

A Projected Expedition

By Don Roth   The latter days of March continued with soft spring weather that seemed to curtail disease and invigorate troop encampments around Little Rock.  Three Arkansas regiments commanded…

Pet Talk: The Itch That Keeps on Itching: Fleas and our Pets

Of all the joys spring offers us, one of the most troublesome things about this time of year is the increase of insects on our furry friends.  Of all these creepy…

Organ Donation: The Gift of Life

By Valenya Franks   Currently, there are over one hundred thousand Americans on an organ waiting list in need of a kidney, heart, liver or another vital organ. Approximately every…