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Fayetteville crowns Colors Day queen

Peyton Smith (left) is congratulated by friends after being named Colors Day queen during a coronation ceremony and pep rally Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Fayetteville High School. The event featured performances from the cheer and dance teams, the candidates for queen, and a dunk contest before Smith was crowned. The Dogs play host to […]

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Washington County Spelling Bee

Saoirse Disney-McKeethen, a student at Woodland Junior High School in Fayetteville, smiles after winning the Washington County Spelling Bee Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic School in Fayetteville. Saoirse won on the word, ‘manipulate.’ Saoirse will compete in the state spelling bee next month at UCA in Conway.

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Zak Clark hired as SHS football coach

Zak Clark speaks to students at Springdale High School Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, after being announced as the school’s new football coach during a pep rally in the gymnasium. Clark left his position as offensive coordinator at Fayetteville to take the head coaching job for the Red Dogs. I covered Clark as an eighth- and […]

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University of Arkansas fall graduation

Graduates participate in the University of Arkansas fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Barnhill Arena on the university campus in Fayetteville. After shooting last year’s fall commencement in a miserable cold rain, this year was so much more pleasant. Yet, the rain made for some nice photographs as the graduates made their way […]

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Washington Elementary spelling bee

Aiden Kelly, 10, a fifth-grader at Washington Elementary School in Fayetteville, right, reacts to winning the school’s annual spelling bee Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, alongside his mother, Jeananne Kelly, and 3-year-old brother, Cooper, in the school’s gymnasium. Aiden will represent the school in the county spelling bee in January. It’s always difficult to get a […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage

Parishioners lead a large crowd while walking with an Our Lady of Guadalupe stature during the ninth-annual pilgrimage walk to celebrate The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Fayetteville. Worshipers walked from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fayetteville to St. Raphael Church in Springdale. After last year’s event was canceled […]

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152nd Battle of Prairie Grove

A Confederate soldier runs up a hill followed by Federal soldiers during a re-enactment of the Battle of Prairie Grove Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. This is the 152nd anniversary of the battle which took place Dec. 7, 1862 between 12,000 Confederate and 10,000 Federal soldiers. I had such […]

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Christmas Parade of the Ozarks

Lisa Norman of Arvest Bank, left, waves to the crowd as she walks alongside the bank’s float during the 18th annual Christmas Parade of the Ozarks Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, on Emma Avenue in Springdale. The parade’s theme was “Silent Night” and featured floats from area businesses and organizations. It’s always tricky to shoot, well, […]

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John McDonnell honored with statue at UA

John McDonnell, former University of Arkansas cross country and track and field coach, center, and his wife, Ellen, smile as a cover is removed from a statue in his honor during a ceremony Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at John McDonnell Field on the university campus in Fayetteville. A plaza honoring past athletes and championships was […]

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Grateful son thanks father at assembly

Staff Sgt. James Wilson hugs his son, Amani Wilson, 13, an eighth-grader at Woodland Junior High School in Fayetteville, after Amani thanked his father for his service and the sacrifices he makes in a speech he gave during a Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in the school’s gymnasium. The ceremony featured music, an […]

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