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[21 May 2013 | No Comment | 9,018 views]
New Beginnings hosts open house

New Beginnings Pregnancy Resource Center at 120 S. Conrad St. in Benton hosted an open house on Monday to give people a chance to tour the organization’s facility and discuss what services the nonprofit offers in the community.
New Beginnings offer services to parents in need of counseling, baby clothes, diapers, formula and other items that are costly but necessary for raising children. Kim Puska of New Beginnings said the facility provides services to 60 to 75 expecting mothers and women with infants every week. She said some single mothers are …

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[31 May 2011 | No Comment | 1,704 views]
Arkansans show support for Joplin

Last Sunday, thousands of people … including U.S. President Barack Obama … traveled to Joplin, Mo. to memorialize those who died and to offer support for survivors. It was a day of remembrance, of healing.
As most of you have probably heard by now, the controversial group Westboro Bapstist Church, which is known for protesting at funerals, etc. tried to get there. The news that Westboro might be there led many people to head to Joplin to block the protestors in a peaceful way to protect the mourners. The thousands of …