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Medicaid Inpector General Uncovers Fraud

Aug 06, 2014 4:07am

The office of Medicaid Inspector General was created in 2013 to prevent, detect and investigate fraud, waste and abuse of the state Medicaid program. The office reported last week that they...

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Arkansans to decides how we move forward

Jul 23, 2014 4:05am

Arkansas is one of 24 states where if one gathers enough signatures, their issue can appear on the November ballot. A citizen-led initiative can either be in the form of an initiated act or a...

REFLECTIONS: Birthday parties have always been special

Jul 23, 2014 4:05am

I have always loved a birthday party. When I was a little girl getting to go to a birthday party was almost as exciting as waiting for Christmas. Getting to dress up in your Sunday best, buying...

I Melt Every Time You Look At Me That Way

Jul 23, 2014 4:05am

I’m going to discuss a topic that I’ve talked about in the past, but recently Konnor had a big meltdown and I want to go through what that was like from a parent’s perspective to give everybody an...

Remember you have the final say at the voting booth

Jul 16, 2014 5:06am

In a few short months, Arkansans will be heading to the polls to cast a ballot for our next Governor, our U.S. Senator, our next Attorney General and many more state wide officers.


Single Parent Scholarships Available

Jul 16, 2014 5:06am

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Crawford, Franklin and Sebastian Counties is accepting new scholarship applications for the 2014 fall semester. Deadline for new applicants is August 1. To apply...

Ballot Initiatives may raise minimum wage to $8.50

Jul 16, 2014 5:06am

With very conservative budgeting by the Arkansas legislature, state government ended Fiscal Year 2014 with a surplus of almost $79 million. The state already had almost $96 million in unobligated...

The Crisis at Our Southwest Border

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

We have an unprecedented humanitarian crisis at our Southwest border. Thousands of children from Central America have been placed in harm’s way to illegally enter our country alone. This has...

He Was A Skater Boy

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Did you know that skateboarding and autism go hand-in-hand? Neither did I until a few months ago when I received a phone call asking me about autism resources. I had a lady call me and ask if I...

Greenwood better looking than Hot Springs

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Like many of Greenwood’s residents, I have done my fair share of complaining about Greenwood’s streets. Some are too narrow and many need to be repaved. Last week, I spent three days in Hot...

Senate tackles Special Session

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

The Special session ended in record time last week. I had the privilege of taking the chair and presiding during the session. Normally the Lieutenant Governor presides as president of the Senate...


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