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The Child Nutrition Program Needs Flexibility

May 16, 2014 3:05pm

Growing up, my mom, Avis, was always quick to remind me to finish all of the vegetables on my dinner plate. Similarly, she never let me leave for school in the morning until she was sure I had...

Making Sound Financial Decisions

Apr 25, 2014 4:04pm

When my brother and I applied for a loan to open an eye clinic nearly 40 years ago, the loan officer asked if there was any way that I could show a positive balance sheet. After graduating college...

Celebrate Our National Parks

Apr 18, 2014 10:04am

National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage, is an ideal time to spotlight the fun and educational adventures you and your family can experience while...

Financial Literacy Month

Apr 16, 2014 11:04pm

April is Financial Literacy Month, an opportunity to learn more about healthy financial habits. This month, I am doing my part to spread the word around Arkansas.

Smart financial practices...

A Saturday Matinee With The Family

Apr 03, 2014 3:04pm

It’s been a while since you’ve seen a byline on this page but as you might know through a Facebook post, I caught a matinee showing of God’s Not Dead with the wife and kids Saturday. It seems...

Scam Alert

Mar 28, 2014 4:03pm

The countdown to the filing deadline for 2013 taxes is on so when IRS pops up on caller ID, it might not be a surprise. Your first thought may be that the agency is calling about the tax forms you...

The LOCAL Act

Mar 21, 2014 4:03pm

This week brought the official start to the spring season, which in Arkansas means that lake season isn’t far behind. Arkansas has some of the most beautiful, well-maintained lakes in the United...

Red Cross Month Is Reminder To Be Prepared

Mar 21, 2014 11:03am

This past winter brought a great deal of snow, sleet and ice to Arkansas and along with it, all the dangers that come along with these types of severe weather.

If there is anything that can...

Majestic Fire Could Be Catalyst For Revitalization Of Resort City

Mar 04, 2014 6:03am

My friend Rex Nelson wrote a piece titled “The Shame of Hot Springs” and posted it on his blog, www.rexnelsonsouthernfried.com, on Feb. 21. In it he decried the deterioration of downtown Hot...

Third Round Of Layoffs At Acxiom Begins

Mar 02, 2014 6:03am

A third, and likely final, wave of layoffs at Little Rock-based Acxiom Corp. began on Wednesday (Feb. 26) as the database marketer continued its push to realign its workforce to meet changing...

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