January 2, 2008 Edition

Also in this issue...

News | Sports Scene | Education | Viewpoints | Records |

Grandparents' Corner

Gaige (front, from left) and Paige, two, (back) Madison, seven, and Daltun, six, are the grandchildren of Brian and Tammie Fowler of Walnut Ridge, Leonard and Vickie Barnes of Jonesboro, Danny and Cindy Phillips of Smithville and Randall and Stephanie Fry of Pocahontas

They are the great-grandchildren of Trannie and Ruby Vanhoozer of Cash, Wilson and Willie Fry of Black Rock and Bob and Mary Bolien of Ravenden Springs.

Gaige and Paige are the children of Dustin and Jessica Barnes of Hoxie, and Madison and Daltun are the children of Dustin Barnes and the stepchildren of Jessica Barnes.

Expect the unexpected

If there is one thing I have learned about children it is that one should always expect the unexpected. Nevertheless, my boys still managed to surprise me this Christmas.

Conley is four and has a pretty clear concept of what happens when Christmas rolls around. Colter, on the other hand, at four months, is a complete beginner.

Bad news all around

When it comes to prize-winning poets one's first thoughts do not usually turn to the trucking industry. It wasn't until I received a press release about a poetry contest sponsored by Land Line, a magazine for professional truckers, that I even thought about truckers and poetry in the same sentence. I must admit I was more than curious about what kind of poetry would be represented.

Click Here for help with The TD Online

Games Games

Click for Walnut Ridge Regional, Arkansas Forecast
News | Sports | Education | Viewpoints | Classifieds | Records
Business Directory | Calendar | Community Directory |
Contact Us | Staff | TD History | Archives | Subscribe Online
Email the Online Editor:
Email the Editor:
Questions? Email:
Copyright 2000 ~ 2018 The Times Dispatch
P.O. Box 389 ~ Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476