All posts by Carolyn Buckner

  • Shop Til’ You Drop

    Each November, a special event comes to life in Benton to bring holiday cheer and shopping fun to the community while also boosting the local...

  • Blue Heaven

    With its relaxing atmosphere and inviting patio seating, Blue Heaven is a taste of Key West right here in the middle of the Natural State....

  • Bryant Hornets Chain Gang

    A “chain gang,” in the traditional use of the slang, is not something anyone would choose to be a part of. But for the group...

  • Equipping Women

    How can just 12 weeks change a life? Christian Women’s Job Corps, or Women Equipped, is a new Christian-based ministry that strives to empower women...

  • Tackling Hunger

    According to 2019 data from feedingamerica.org, 12.4% of Saline County residents are food insecure, and a heartbreaking 15.4% of our children experience hunger on a...

  • Don’t Fumble At The Goal Line

    No Razorback fan over the age of fifteen has forgotten the infamous fumble by Clint Stoerner in 1998. The Hogs were ranked number ten late...

  • First Electric: By The Number

    First Electric Cooperative Corporation has been powering Saline County for more than 70 years. The first local branch office opened in Benton on South Street...

  • Second Chance Ranch: Counting the Blessing

    Saline County is blessed to have a place of love, a place of compassion, a place of hope and a place of second chances. “Second...

  • 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...