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    November 13, 2012 by wcobserver

    The Washington County Observer is owned by Seventyone South Publishing, LLC, P.O. Box 844, West Fork, AR72774. Copyright 2012, Washington County Observer, all rights reserved. Send submissions to Steve@WCObserver.com

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  2. Get Friendly

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    November 13, 2012 by wcobserver

    Become a “Friend of Folkways!” We are forming a new group to help support Ozark Folkways each year, and we’re simply calling it: Friends of Folkways. We have so many dear friends, volunteers, and supporters locally and all across the country who have supported us over the years, now we want to offer a few gifts back to you for your continued support.

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  3. Medicaid News from Little Rock

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    November 13, 2012 by wcobserver

    State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Sue Madison November 2, 2012 LITTLE ROCK –  The state Medicaid program may have to scale back delivery of some services, the governor said in press interviews. Medicaid officials have warned that the program faces a potential budget shortfall of $250 million to $400 million next fiscal year.  During the 2013 regular session the legislature will make the final determination on the budget of the Medicaid program.

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  4. West Fork 2012 Election Recap

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    November 11, 2012 by wcobserver

    West Fork 2012 Election Recap By Steve Winkler There are plenty of people a lot smarter than we are here at the Observer, who will analyze, dissect and explain what last week’s election means.  But no media, other than the Observer, will attempt to make some sense out of the West Fork election results.

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  5. Caudle/Sergeant Runoff in West Fork

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    November 10, 2012 by wcobserver

    NOTICE OF RUNOFF ELECTION NOVEMBER 27, 2012 WEST WORK The Board of Election Commissioners of Washington County, Arkansas, pursuant to Arkansas election law 7-5-202, does hereby proclaim that a General Election Run-Off will be held in Washington County, Arkansas, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. To check your voter registration status and find your polling place go to www.voterview.org. If your voter registration has changed and if you have questions concerning your eligibility to vote, or don’t have access to the internet, please call the County Clerk’s office at 444-1711 prior  to Election Day.

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  6. Fourth Grade Learns to Vote

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    November 8, 2012 by wcobserver

    Special to the Observer You’re never too young to learn about American democracy and how it works. The students of West Fork Elementary voted on November 6 also and according to their  teachers, they enjoyed learning about the voting process. Students were given voter registration cards and used them to sign in before they could cast their ballots.  The results were……Obama 176 and Romney 200. Thanks to Jenniffer Johnson and the Fourth Grade at West Fork Elementary for sharing their experience with the community. [click “More” to view photos]

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  7. Water Commission Carries On

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    November 8, 2012 by wcobserver

    Report of November Meeting By Steve Winkler The first meeting of the West Fork Water and Wastewater Commission after the previous day’s vote to dissolve the commission and establish a water department within city government began with a prepared statement read by Commission Chair Virgil Blackmon. He began with “The people have spoken,” and added that

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