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Are We Missing Something

Oct 14, 2014 5:34pm

If you can be counted among the friends on my Facebook page you may know that, disgusted by the outcome of the Monday Night Football game — not won-loss result per se, I needed more points out of...

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Private Option Debate Dominates Senate District 21 Campaign

Jan 07, 2014 8:05am

While the special election for the District 21 state Senate seat came about because of a lapse in ethics, that seems to be a non-issue in the campaign, which will wrap up next Tuesday. The...

Obamacare And Volunteer Fire Departments

Jan 06, 2014 5:07pm

As we’ve seen over the last few months, the Obamacare rollout has been a complete disaster. It seems like each day we learn of another problem with this unworkable law. Arkansans have seen their...

Taking A Look At 2013 Heroes

Dec 31, 2013 8:06am

Rather than look back at the top stories of 2013, let’s discuss a few people who made news because of their heroism. In some cases the heroism was a body of work, accumulated over many years and...

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged At 7.5 Percent

Dec 29, 2013 8:05am

Arkansas’ jobless rate remained unchanged from October to November at 7.5 percent. The number is well above one year ago when the state unemployment rate stood at 7.2 percent. U.S. unemployment in...

Toward A Less Angry America

Dec 29, 2013 8:05am

There’s a verse, Proverbs 22:24, that says in the King James Bible, “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go.”

The verse is both a warning and a...

Reviewing And Planning For The Future

Dec 27, 2013 5:36pm

The New Year gives us an opportunity to start fresh. It marks a time of year of optimism and change. While we reevaluate our own lives and make resolutions, business, community and government...

Connecting, Disconnecting By Phone

Dec 26, 2013 7:27pm

I finally committed to memory the name of the nice lady who takes my mail at the post office. It’s Deena.

Deena decorated her Christmas tree on Thanksgiving. Her home is the holiday...

New Coach’s Contract Should Allow ASU To Break Christmas ‘Tradition’

Dec 24, 2013 6:05am

Attending the annual news conference introducing Arkansas State University’s new head football coach has become almost as much a Christmas tradition as picking out a tree, putting up the lights...

Health Care Reform Reform

Dec 19, 2013 5:29pm

Here’s how health care reform should have worked.

Republicans, Democrats and just about everyone else should have agreed on the old system’s strengths and weaknesses. On the plus side,...

Wreaths Across America

Dec 19, 2013 5:15pm

It’s hard not to be in the Christmas spirit when you smell the cookies baking, see the neighborhoods twinkling with lights and find yourself humming the familiar holiday tunes. This season of...

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