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For several hours last Monday night, it was the only thought I could think. I need someone to hold a grudge against. Somebody’s got to pay. It all began about a year ago – a time when I … more
The list of problems impacting operations at the Stone County Jail is growing exponentially, and current staff is concerned about maintaining the ability to keep it running. Stone County Quorum … more
A shortage of child care options in Stone County can impact a family’s financial situation and the economy of the community as a whole, according to Debbie Mize, director of Child Care Aware of … more
As we turned east down the access road a fresh spring breeze rushed through our partially rolled-down windows and the morning sun radiated warmly through the windshield. In the passenger seat, Daniel … more
GULF SHORES, AL -- It’s always been an American way of thinking that things will get better. Progress and advancement are as big a part of our culture as cheeseburgers and Sunday naps. The … more
When you think on it, it’s amazing just how much of nothing can go on in a little town. In the 1970s and 80s my hometown of Monette, Arkansas had at least a half dozen places dedicated to doing … more
A Fiddler’s Gathering featuring some of the best musicians from the region is scheduled this weekend at Meadowcreek near Fox. The event, which features the Arkansas State Old-Time Fiddle … more
Kennedy Holland, center. was crowned 2021 Miss Stone County Fair Sept. 18 in the final pageant of fair week. She is the daughter of Heath and Katie Holland. First runner-up is Abby Morrison, left. … more
At some point during the last year, we dedicated serious space on the Leader’s editorial page to bringing a clearer picture to what social media is, and what it is not. Maybe an editorial, maybe … more
“We’re all just walking each other home.” ~ Ram Dass Most people I know on a casual level believe I’m a risk-taker who makes decisions flying by the seat of my pants, driven by emotion, … more
“Where there is no vision, the people perish.” -Proverbs 29:8 For the most part, we are a culture of do-overs and second chances until we get whatever it is we’re doing right. But a few … more
Making art was never an option for potter and contemporary folk artist Lisa Crews. “Creating art has been my purpose since I was a young girl when I realized this is what I am good at, this … more
After being cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Stone County Fair returns this year. Events are set to take place Sept. 13-18 at the Stone County Fairgrounds in Mountain … more
It hasn’t happened yet, but it will. As surely as biscuits love gravy, the morning will soon come. I’ll do the same thing as every other morning stepping out onto the front porch with a cup of … more
Even if you don’t know Joe Stewart personally, odds are that if you’ve driven Highway 9 South you’ve admired his garden just outside the sharp curve at Sugar Hill Road. He’s … more
A noticeably smaller crowd than in some years gathered for the 2021 Mountains Music & Motorcycles event in Mountain View last weekend. Attendees braved a rain threat Saturday morning and the … more
Over time, I’ve redefined the mark at which I transitioned from a young, or middle-aged, guy to an older man in life’s later seasons. Marking my 30th birthday was the first occasion. Oh, how … more
Rural Special senior girl basketball players received their state champion rings last Thursday, with Principal Junior Barham saying it was a well-deserved honor that he wished could have been … more
Any writer who tells you he/she hasn’t been influenced by some other writer isn’t telling the truth or is completely unaware of their surroundings. When others ask me this question, the … more
Our life is a series of seasons, distinct, observable, times from which we learn and grow and evolve the people we are. Each of us is the sum of our seasons. There are seasons of maturity, seasons … more
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