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Fighting For Accountability At VA

Jun 25, 2016 5:05am

For all the talk of division in Washington, our nation’s commitment to our veterans usually bring us together in unity.

A perfect example of this was the passage of the Veterans Access,...

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Editorial: Education The Key In Battle Against Smoking

Nov 16, 2015 4:16pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had two pieces of excellent news Thursday: Only about 17 percent of American adults smoke cigarettes, and those smokers are smoking less — on average...

Honor Their Sacrifice By Preserving Their Stories

Nov 06, 2015 3:11pm

Richard Parkins earned a Bronze Star for his heroic service during WWII. He doesn’t volunteer this information because he doesn’t believe his actions justified this recognition, but if you ask the...

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Oct 23, 2015 12:05pm

During a recent trip to Walmart, I was introduced to the new method to process debit and credit card payments. Instead of swiping my card, I had to insert my card in the payment terminal. That’s...

SSDI Must Be Reformed

Oct 09, 2015 11:30am

More than 140,000 Arkansans rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a program intended to provide a safety net to workers who develop a serious, long-term disability. In fact,...

Do The Right Thing

Sep 15, 2015 1:42pm

If you were the driver who drove through the entrance at the Blue Mountain Cemetery in Blue Mountain about the end of July 2015 and hit the sign and ruined the east column of the rock structure,...

A Busy August

Sep 11, 2015 3:34pm

Even though Congress wasn’t in session, I had a busy and productive August in Arkansas. From the Ozarks to the vast stretches of farmland in the Northeast, I’ve covered a lot of miles over the...

Editorial: Jimmie Carter Still Teaching Us How To Live

Aug 23, 2015 5:05am

On Thursday, former President Jimmy Carter announced that he was taking a break from his humanitarian work to “surround himself with his family,” as The Associated Press put it, and to fight the...

BSD Letter to Editor

Aug 18, 2015 3:28pm

Dear Editor,

The Booneville School District want to express our sincere gratitude and take this opportunity to say a tremendous “Thank you” to Regions Bank, Wal-Mart, CV’s, Booneville...

Letter: Supreme Court Decisions Questioned

Jul 28, 2015 3:03pm

There are several examples of the consequences of illegal U.S. Supreme Court Decisions.

First, a correction of a minor type in my original letter The first paragraph of the section on the...

Need For Foster Beds

Jul 21, 2015 1:18pm

I read in The Times Wednesday July 8th about the need for foster beds. Our governor said that we need 1900 beds for foster children. I had the pleasure of visiting Maggie House in Charleston in...

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