By Abigail Allen Managing Editor Buyers and sellers alike made their way to the Providence Homeowners Association Community Center on Saturday for the first Providence Village Community Market. The event, organized by James and Mallory Stewart, gave 18 vendors the opportunity to connect with buyers in their area and other small business owners, which is set to grow. “We decided that we would start a market where anybody’s welcome to come,” James said. Their business is Athena
Union Pacific Railroad is sending its Big Boy Steam Engine No.4014 on a heritage tour through part of the southern states it services later this summer. It will leave Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Aug. 5 and travel through Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas before returning to Wyoming. The steam engine will be making a stop in Pilot Point on its tour. Union Pacific usually sends its steam engines out on heritage tours yearly to rec
Justice Thompson is wearing her crowning achievement. Thompson, a Krugerville resident, is the new USA National Miss 2021. She won the title on Saturday night at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, during this year’s USA National Miss pageant. It’s not her first pageant, and it is not her first title. However, she said, it is the biggest title she has won. “The day after I won, I actually got a phone call from last year’s Miss USA just
Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic. Some were lucky to find new ones, while others made the leap into something they had always wanted to do. Nate Arrington and his father John Arrington used their layoffs from the telecom industry as an opportunity to continue a family legacy, barbecue. Many know their barbecue operation on U.S. 377 north of Dennard’s as Southern Outlaw BBQ. Nate’s grandfather, William Arrington, had a successful barbecue catering venture off U.