All posts by Carolyn Buckner

  • When the Water Runs Dry

    When it comes to significant weather events, years from now Arkansans will be saying, “Remember February of 2021?” During that month the arctic climate moved...

  • Second Chance Youth Ranch/Family Church Bryant

    Arguably one of the most respected modern-day entrepreneurs is Elon Musk. With no less than nine start-up companies under his belt, including SpaceX, Tesla and...

  • The Gift of a New Beginning

    At some point in life, everyone needs a fresh start—a clean slate, a do-over, a new beginning. Myself, I love to benefit from the wisdom...

  • 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...