Past Global Warming Predictions Mostly Hot Air

Billed as the storm of the year, and perhaps of the decade or 21st century, tens of millions of people from Philadelphia to Boston scurried home before the 50 to 75 mph snow-blowing icy winds overtook them. Authorities banned travel on all streets in New York City and violators, who lingered too long, could be fined $300. City Mayor, Bill de Blasio warned, “This will most likely be one of the largest blizzards in the history of New York City.” Continue Reading »

Perhaps Springtown should surrender its charter

Springtown, located at the headwaters of Flint Creek, is a pretty place to visit and has much historical significance to Gentry and the surrounding communities, with many of Gentry's original businesses locating there first and then moving to Gentry when the railroad plotted its course through Gentry rather than in neighboring communities to the east or the west. However, for a small town with a population of less than 100, the political climate remains sharply divided, with accusations flying and officials resigning following the November election and a change in power. Continue Reading »

Savor the fruits of each season

The last Sunday in January was a gloomy one. The weather was cloudy all day and a gusty wind sent clusters of dry leaves tumbling through the air. Temperatures remained in the 40s most of the day, but it seemed cooler when we ventured outside. Continue Reading »

A day with only a few troubles is a good day!

I am the early bird around the place today. I fixed the coffee and made a tour of the yard at just daylight. That is a pretty awesome time of the day and I miss it during the cold months, and on purpose usually! I sure have enjoyed the reprieve we have had with the days of warmer weather and strong sunshine. Continue Reading »

City Lake is a jewel which needs to be preserved

People might not think a small lake nestled so close to urban growth could be so important to native and migratory wildlife, but Siloam Springs City Lake is certainly an example of one such lake which plays a key role in providing habitat and protection to a wide variety of wildlife and some which has been threatened and endangered. And what better place for those who love to view wildlife or photograph natural scenes and wildlife than City Lake, so close to home whether a resident of Siloam or Gentry! Continue Reading »

Missing my close relative is a good thing

The pond was frozen but the water pipes were still in good shape this morning. I was amazed that we did not have any frozen pipes this last week and all still seem to be working today. Continue Reading »

Losing weight? Take it slow

With the new year just beginning, many people are working on their resolutions and weight loss is one of the top goals. However, when people don't see immediate results -- sometimes they get discouraged. Continue Reading »

Why is it important to have health insurance?

As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens were required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. In 2015, there is a penalty if you're not excluded for a particular reason. Siloam Springs Regional Hospital would like to let you know why health insurance is so important. Continue Reading »

What does God say about children and life?

What does God say about the bearing Continue Reading »