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MUSIC BEAT: Tribute Quartet set for Ward concert

Jun 14, 2016 7:22am

The Tribute Quartet, a popular Southern Gospel group, will be appearing at DaySpring Missionary Baptist Church in Ward on Thursday, June 23. The concert is slated for 7 p.m.

“We’re really...

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Way back in the archives

Jan 13, 2015 5:07pm

Newspaper archives are a big draw for me. Leafing through them is to learn why things are the way the are, and how they have changed. Old cooking columns, such as The Cook’s Nook from the late 30s...

Pilgrim reflections | War of the gods

Jan 13, 2015 4:46pm

It’s been going on since the beginning of time; it’s simply gaining steam.

Last week’s vicious attacks by four fanatical killers in Paris remind us that these are definitely perilous days in...

MUSIC BEAT | Jimmy Dickens dies at age 94

Jan 06, 2015 5:41pm

Country music legend “Little” Jimmy Dickens died on Friday, Jan. 2. He was 94.

At the recommendation of Roy Acuff, Dickens joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1948. He was one of the famed radio...

The Family Weigh, an answer for New Year resolutions

Jan 06, 2015 6:51pm

As we begin a new have you made some New Year’s Resolutions? Every year about this time we start thinking about our eating and physical activity habits and what changes we want to make in the new...

Starting the New Year right, at the movies

Jan 06, 2015 5:42pm

Emily Grigsby is a 2012 Cabot High School graduate attending Ouachita Baptist University. An avid movie-watcher, Emily is a double-major student pursuing Mass Communications and Studio Art, “which...

On Finishing Strong

Jan 06, 2015 6:21pm

As someone once said, “It’s not how you start that matters; it’s how you finish.”

How good it’d be if we remembered this as this New Year dawns, especially if 2014 was full of hardships and...

MUSIC BEAT | The life and career of Hank Williams

Dec 30, 2014 7:20am

Hank Williams stands as the most enduring figure in country music history. He was a charismatic performer and a soul-peircing composer. Unfortunately, his career only lasted six years and he never...

Lick the Spoon | Looking to local cooks for party ideas

Dec 30, 2014 2:28pm

New Year celebrations call for hors d’ovevers, treats, sweets and other fingerfoods; local cookbooks are a trove for favorites and it is near certain that each will have at least six ideas for...

Pilgrim Reflections | When the Old Becomes New

Dec 30, 2014 9:12am

“But new wine must be put into new wineskins-and both are preserved.”

Luke 5:38

As one year closes, another dawns

And no one knows what will be;

There may be joy and then,...

All I want for Christmas is …

Dec 23, 2014 1:17pm

Keira Tabor is a first-grade student at Central Elementary School. All Keira wants for Christmas, beside her two front teeth, is for Santa to put a bow and arrow, a target, some duck decoys and a...