All posts by Carolyn Buckner

  • Home Away From Home

    Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, “Home is the nicest word there is.” Sisters Joy Billson and Jill Averitt took that sentiment to heart. “As children,...

  • Sweeten Up Your Memories

    Three Best Bakery on the Courthouse Square in Benton came about not only through a love for baking, but also through the desire to spend...

  • Soul of the Salt Bowl

    For almost 46 years, the Benton vs. Bryant game, now known as The Salt Bowl, has been a tradition in Saline County. To this day,...

  • Dr. Seuss once said, “Children want the same things we want: to laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted.” Saline County is known...

  • Mailing In A Miracle

    Do you believe in miracles? If you don’t now, you might after reading Saline County resident Karl Seibert’s story.  In 1999, twelve years into a...

  • You’ve heard people say, “They’ve been there as long as I can remember.” That’s how it is for many about Benton’s long-established and well-known McClendon’s...

  • Longevity in health is never a given and isn’t something most people take for granted. A marriage of more than 60 years is a rarity...

  • Serving Our Heroes

    With the holidays come countless parties, busy schedules and full shopping carts—but the season should first remind us to be thankful, to serve and to...

  • War Memorial Stadium Security

    Football rivals the Benton Panthers and Bryant Hornets have been battling it out on the gridiron since 1974. Over the 45 years of the games’...

  • Roots That Run Deep

    Based in Alexander, Little Rock Landscaping has its roots deep in Arkansas soil, history and landscape architecture. The company originated in the 1940s when Mr....