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Guardians of the Capital

By Don Roth The command of Col. William H. Parsons had moved its operations from Helena and the expanse east of the White River to the south side of lower…

Become an everyday hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

Blood donors are everyday heroes who help save lives. During March, Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to…

February Library Corner 2013

MEMORIALS: “Driving My Tractor” by Dobbins, in HONOR of Polly Alexander’s 90th Birthday, by Charlie, Jennifer, Kelsea, And Denton McGee “Elvis Unseen Archives” by Clayton, in HONOR of Jules Rousseau,…

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women according to the American Heart Association. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States…

Pet Talk: Pesticides and Your Pet

While spring is a time to plant beautiful flowers in your yard, it also brings pesky insects out in numbers. Because of this, a potential hazard this time of year…

Returned Slaves and Distraught Farmers

By Don Roth A general order was issued from Richmond in the first week of March in 1863 which established depots for recaptured slaves in each Confederate state, including one…

Slave Experience Behind Federal Lines

By Don Roth Major General Samuel R. Curtis was now executing the duties required to command the Department of Missouri at St Louis.  Less then a year previous, this hard…

Pet Talk – First Aid for Pets

When a friend or significant other gets hurt, we generally have a good idea of how to take care of them, but what do you do when your pet is…

Lauren’s Garden, Biggest Hearts on Valentine’s Day

Lauren’s Garden, Biggest Hearts on Valentine’s Day

(photo 1) Just some of the balloons that Lauren’s Garden donated to the elementary school students. (photo 2) Lauren’s Garden delivery crew. By Valenya Franks For nineteen years, Lauren’s Garden…

Steal Away to Jesus

By Don Roth For fifty years from approximately 1780, a massive revival movement fired the religious zeal of the common people of all Protestant denominations, both black and white.  The…