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  1. Towns See Increase in Tax Revenue

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    December 10, 2011 by wcobserver

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    Prairie Grove and Greenland Up, West Fork Down By Jeff Winkler WASHINGTON COUNTY — Like their bigger city counterparts, some towns in south Washington County – such as Greenland and Prairie Grove — saw an increase in property and sales tax revenue this year. Prairie Grove had 10 percent increase in sales tax collection compared to 2010, with a total of $682,000. Not even finished with the year, “it looks likely that the total yearly collections will surpass the previous year-high set in 2008,” according to the city’s recent newsletter.

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  2. Football Highlights of 2010-2011

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    November 30, 2011 by wcobserver

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    It was another hard-hitting year of football for Prairie Grove, West Fork and Greenland. Here are just a few of the highlights. Photos by Jeff Winkler

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  3. Life Ministries provides relief for local families in need

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    November 3, 2011 by Terry Ropp

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    By Terry Ropp PRAIRIE GROVE – The charitable, non-profit organization, Life Ministries, is a premier example of what an idea, a few people and belief can do. The word “life” stands for linking individuals for essentials. According to former director Joyce Cooksey, the organization officially began in 1993 though the concept was created previously by two women, Marge MeKlveen and Lila Dunham.

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  4. The Ghost Towns: South Washington County is filled with haunting stories

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    October 30, 2011 by wcobserver

    By Timothy Dennis The leaves crackle and the smoke pours from the chimneys of many farmhouses. Although October brings the first visible signs of fall, it is also a month marked by the haunting of wandering spirits. One haunted hovel in the area is the former home of Herman Chapman on Sugar Mountain east of West Fork.

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  5. Celebrating Truly Local Festivals

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    October 20, 2011 by wcobserver

    Do you hear that? That’s the sound of silence, the sound of a genuine Arkansas fall with crisp mornings and chilly nights. It almost seems strange and foreign after four days of bikers roaring up and down the road. If you didn’t go down to the growling belly of the beast, don’t worry. Apart from the greasy food, rambunctious participants, streets filled with stuff to buy and enough beer to sink the Titanic, there wasn’t a whole lot of surprises.

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  6. Prairie Grove Homecoming 2011

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    October 17, 2011 by wcobserver

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    Photos by Jeff Winkler

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  7. Prairie Grove Homecoming Parade 2011

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    October 15, 2011 by wcobserver

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    Photos by Jeff Winkler

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