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MARY’S MEANDERINGS: June 20th - The First Day of Summer

Jun 29, 2016 4:05am

Don’t you just love talking to kids, telling them stories of how you managed to get through life when “times” were a bit different from what they are today? Especially, summertime, and how we...

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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Correcting the Obama Administration’s National Security Failures

Jun 15, 2016 5:05am

The federal government’s number one responsibility is to protect the American people.

As the Obama Administration approaches its final months, the American people still do not feel, with any...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Director of Largest State Agency Presents New Plan

Updated: Jun 15, 2016 11:35am

Being efficient in government not only means saving taxpayer dollars, it means improving the services we provide to our citizens.

This week, the director of the largest state agency...

ON THE SQUARE: So Long Ziggy

Jun 08, 2016 11:05am

My brother-in-law TJ Henley has been in town all week. TJ is in the Army and travels all over the globe so whenever he or his brother Clifford are able to come home things kind of stop. Everyone...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Combating Summer Hunger

Jun 08, 2016 5:05am

For many students in Arkansas, summertime represents the end of another exciting school year and signals the start of summer vacations and trips to the lake with family and friends. However, what...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Memorial Day is more than the Unofficial Start to Summer

Jun 01, 2016 11:35am

Since the founding of our country, over 1 million men and women in the armed forces have sacrificed their lives in time of war.

This Memorial Day, we encourage Arkansans to remember that...

ON THE SQUARE: Lessons Learned and Forgotten

Jun 01, 2016 11:05am

I survived. I am not sure how but I lived without my cell phone for nearly 24 hours. The touch screen stopped responding so I had to have it fixed. It is so strange how something can go from...

HISTORY MINUTE: Poet John Gould Fletcher - Part II

Jun 01, 2016 5:07am

John Gould Fletcher had a privileged but sheltered upbringing in Little Rock at the end of the nineteenth century and became one of the nation’s most celebrated poets of all time. Though a gifted...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Committed to Protecting our Children

May 31, 2016 1:40pm

As a father to three daughters and grandfather two granddaughters, I believe that protecting our children needs to be a priority. This includes improving laws to bring justice to children...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Unemployment at a Record Low

May 25, 2016 11:35am

Unemployment in our state is now at a record low. Since we began tracking employment in 1976, we have never seen the unemployment rate below 4.1%. That is until last month.

The unemployment...

ON THE SQUARE: Heynong Man!

May 25, 2016 11:05am

It has been another crazy week here at the Greenwood Democrat offices. We shut down for a couple of days while we transitioned a bit. We now have cubicles in our front office. I have only had one...


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