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2014-06-24 23:12:12

Renew Crew of Northwest Arkansas is offering complimentary estimates on concrete cleaning and sealing solutions ideal for patios, driveways or walkways made of standard or decorative concrete. Springdale, AR (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Spring is the ideal time to clean concrete driveways, walkways or patios to take out wintertime grime and get ready for heavier Summer use. Renew Crew of Northwest Arkansas is currently offering homeowners no cost estimates on all concrete cleaning services. To...

2014-06-16 12:30:56

Employee recognition set for June 20 Springdale ceremony SPRINGDALE, Ark., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 1984 was a time of change and triumphs for the United States. The first Apple Macintosh personal computer was introduced to consumers at a price of $2,495, while a gallon of gasoline was selling for $1.19 and the XXIII Olympiad was held in Los Angeles, Calif. Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, Michael Jordan was drafted by the NBA's Chicago Bulls, movies...

2014-05-30 23:01:40

The FAC launches L.E.A.N, a new lifestyle, education and nutrition coaching program. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Fayetteville Athletic Club is proud to announce the addition of a new total wellness program. The Lifestyle, Education and Nutrition coaching program (L.E.A.N.) is designed to give members who are interested in improving their overall health and lifestyle the opportunity to learn more about how their nutrition, daily habits and overall lifestyle contributes to...

2014-04-28 23:09:57

Renew Crew of Northwest Arkansas, leading provider of outdoor surface cleaning and power washing in Springdale AR, celebrates its fourteenth anniversary at their Spring Kickoff event held annually. Springdale, AR (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The start of spring means that property owners are looking for pressure washing, wood cleaning and similar exterior cleaning services to refresh the look of their decks, patios, and yards. The crew at Renew Crew of Northwest Arkansas has been getting ready...

2014-04-15 23:09:34

Tickets available for train rides on rare track routes with exclusive photo locations, plus behind-the-scenes tours, history programs, and even a baseball game. Springdale, AR (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Public ticket sales begin today for the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) convention based in Springdale, Arkansas on June 10-15, which is drawing hundreds of railroad fans from across the world. Attendees will ride vintage trains over rare stretches of track, tour historic towns,...

2013-12-30 23:20:46

Vintage Alco-built locomotives will headline six days of trains, tourism, photography and seminars in the Ozark Mountains. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Fans of vintage trains and the Ozark Mountains will want to join the National Railway Historical Society convention based in Springdale, Arkansas. Tickets are now on sale for the six-day event taking place June 10-15, 2014. Highlighting this year’s convention are four days of charter passenger trains on the Arkansas &...

2013-09-10 23:19:45

Arkansas Children’s Hospital leads coalition of sponsors providing HealthTeacher resources to nearly 1,100 schools reaching 450,000+ K-12 students. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Beginning this fall, every public school in Arkansas will now have access to leading online health lessons and activities focused on important topics like bullying, physical activity, and nutrition. The health lessons and activities, provided by HealthTeacher, are designed to build health literacy skills of kids...

2013-06-25 23:21:41

When a Mercy employee undergoing chemo began to lose her hair, her colleagues shaved their heads in support. Rogers, Arkansas (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 After beginning cancer treatment, Pamela Burton wasn’t surprised by the loss of her hair, but she was surprised by four of her co-workers at Mercy Clinic General Surgery. They welcomed her with open arms, warm smiles and newly shaved heads. “I was moved to tears and beyond words,” said 54-year-old Burton. Burton was being treated for...

2013-04-17 23:01:41

Executive brings lifetime of leadership promoting the growth of knowledge-based economy in Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Jerry B. Adams, President and CEO of the Arkansas Research Alliance, has recently become a member of the Board of Directors of VIC Technology Venture Development (VIC) of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) is an economic development non-profit with the objective of accelerating Arkansas citizens´ ability to compete...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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