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Prescott's Holiday Light Parade lights up with more entries Saturday

Prescott's Holiday Light Parade will march and move through downtown Prescott Saturday, Nov. 25. (Les Stukenberg/Courier, file) By Jason Wheeler PrescottWheels With more entries than ever this year, Prescott's Holiday Light Parade is the largest ever this year, according to parade organizers. It

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:05:00

'A 1940s Radio Carol' takes stage at Prescott Center for the Arts

Courtesy photo By Jason Wheeler PrescottWheels Prescott Center for the Arts is going into radio for its next main stage show - a sequel to the 1940s Radio Hour that was at the Elks Theatre a few years ago, said Director Bruce Lanning. This one is called "A 1940s Radio Carol" and runs from Thursd

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:01:00

Featured Home of the Week: 2984 La Questa, Prescott

Situated on a .6 acre lot in the highly desirable Southview community, this beautiful 2600SF home is surrounded by lush native landscaping that provides not only a lovely backdrop but lots of privacy. From an awesome front entrance and foyer to a spacious yet cozy living area with raised ceiling, fi

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:01:00

Friday Catchall: Did I eat that much turkey? (and Flying High totals)

Have you recuperated yet from Thanksgiving? By Tim Wiederaenders TWieds_editor The Friday Catchall: GUT BUSTING - Have you recuperated yet from Thanksgiving? I am not talking about the shopping that should be on Friday and Saturday; feels like a sin to me to begin the season shopping when we sho

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:02:00

Melanie Snyder directs 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' on Stage Too!

Courtesy image By Jason Wheeler PrescottWheels At first, there wasn't going to be kid oriented show at the Prescott Center for the Arts for the Christmas season, then Melanie Snyder provided the opportunity with "A Charlie Brown Christmas." It'll be at the PCA, 208 S. Marina St., from Thursday,

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:02:00

In Alabama, Nitro the police dog creates viral workout video

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police dog shown on video doing pushups with two officers is a big hit on the internet - and it's also intended as a public safety reminder. Al.com reports that Nitro is a 2-year-old Dutch Shepherd who joined the Gulf Shores Police Department's canine unit in Febr

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Letter: Pension offset debacle

Editor: In response to J. Dyer's apologetics on behalf of the government pension offset, I'd like to offer an opposing, uglier picture of this government program for wealth redistribution. My recently departed wife -- and her employer on her behalf -- was required to contribute in excess of $55K ove

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

ASK THE CONTRACTOR: Is your crawl space sealed or vented?

With so many homes built into the hillsides here in Prescott and having a walk space under the house, we have an unfinished area, just dirt with plastic covering the dirt. Could you please tell me about the humidity levels? Are they safe or good or bad? Should any actions be taken to control the air

DAILY COURIER - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Hogs' LR games remain a possibility

No one knows for certain if the Arkansas Razorbacks will continue playing games at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium after 2018. The announcement Wednesday that the Razorbacks would complete the current contract with a marquee game against Ole Miss on Oct. 13, 2018, during the 70th anniversary cele

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:18:10

Meet Arkansas' basketball radio voice in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. Bob Joyce has called six national championships as the radio play-by-play voice of the Connecticut Huskies' women's basketball team over the last 17 years. This week, he's serving as the play-by-play voice for the UConn and Arkansas mens teams at the Phil Knight Invitational. With reg

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Gravette board holds five student expulsion hearings

GRAVETTE -- Members of the Gravette school board held five student expulsion hearings recently. Unofficial minutes from those meetings show that board members voted to suspend three middle school students from Nov. 1 until Nov. 14 and place them in a random drug testing pool. All three will also be


Playing at War Memorial making a comeback

LITTLE ROCK In February 2000, the "Great Stadium Debate" took a personal turn. Working for The Associated Press, I staffed a meeting at which the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees would decide whether to move most of the Razorback home football games to Fayetteville. Late that morning, I call

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:19:44

Three injured in traffic accidents on area roads

A Neosho woman suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 86, about 4 miles west of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Martha L. Wilkins, 72, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. She was

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-11-23 03:33:34

Group chosen to pick AD

FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville announced on Wednesday a seven-member panel to serve as an advisory committee to Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz on the hiring of the school's next vice chancellor and director of athletics. The members of the committee are Lance Harter of Fayette

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:29:05

King: OH was a must-read

LITTLE ROCK Waiting for Bill Montgomery to initiate a conference call, preparation included a cursory review of the 30 or so Arkansas athletes who dominated the laptop screen. Never did I imagine that an obvious choice was missing from the evolving list of candidates for the Southwest Conference Hal


UA forms search committee for athletics director

FAYETTEVILLE A seven-member search committee has been appointed to help Arkansas find a new athletics director. The search committee is comprised of Arkansas women's track & field coach Lance Harter; former Arkansas golfer and LPGA Tour member Stacy Lewis; former Arkansas quarterback Bill Montgomer

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:25:34

Car Slams Into Bay Shore Medical Office [PHOTO]

BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore medical office on Wednesday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. The car struck the SouthSide Cardiology building on 280 East Main Street at 1:34 p.m. BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore medical office on Wednesday afternoon, according to

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:38:30

Flying to the airport: The right and wrong way to connect people to LaGuardia

During this, the busiest travel time of the year, the MTA is encouraging the use of the Q70 bus, smartly rebranded the LaGuardia Link by Gov. Cuomo. It makes swift and easy eight-minute trips between the air terminals and the big subway station at Roosevelt Ave./74th St. The incentive: no bus fare

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:00:07

Village employees learn how to stop the bleeding

"Do you want to have a deep laceration, or do you want to have a gunshot wound?" Allison Anderson, injury prevention coordinator for South Nassau Communities Hospital's trauma department, asked Rockville Centre Mayor Francis Murray. "I'll take a gunshot wound," Murray, after quickly considering a qu


Struggling Long Island families give thanks for helping hand

Long Island Cares pantry was asked by its local network of providers for about 10,000 turkeys; only half that demand has been met. Christopher Corbin, of Garden City, is a recipient who was helping at the food pantry at the Gerald Ryan Outreach Center in Wyandanch. Photo Credit: Jeffrey Basinger A

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 20:02:41