Harrison, Arkansas gets cutting edge phone service

According to the story in the Daily Times, a helium-filled balloon was being used to map the route. The balloon was sent up 50 to 100 feet and held in place with a rope, while surveyors 15 miles away spotted it with high-powered binoculars.

http://harrisondaily.com/news/museum-musings-can-you-hear-me-now-harrison-gets-cutting/article_0a3d1952-562f-11e9-8975-9f14a9d77213.html

Virginia continues to experience honeybee losses

Over the past five years, surveys have shown a steady increase in honeybee mortality averaging greater than one-third of the statewide population.

BeeCheck, a Virginia apiary registry, was created as a voluntary communication tool that enables beekeepers and pesticide applicators to work together, using a mapping program, to protect apiaries. Details are available at va.beecheck.org.

— Read on augustafreepress.com/state-continues-to-experience-honeybee-losses/