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St. Johns’ College in Little Rock, the first college chartered in Arkansas

Nov 25, 2015 11:35am

For many years after statehood, Arkansas had few schools and no colleges. More settlers came to believe that developing institutions of learning was the way to promote the future strength and...

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Reining in EPA Overreach

Nov 25, 2015 5:05am

Arkansans regularly share with me their frustrations and concerns of Washington’s overreach into their lives. At the top of the list are the unnecessary burdens imposed by the Environmental...

Submitted Photo Randy Davis poses for a picture with members of the Greenwood Athletic Club for the up coming Yule Run.

Yule Run

Nov 25, 2015 4:08am

Greenwood Athletic Club owners, Ken and Debbie Fritsche present Race Director Randy Davis a $500 check for their sponsorship of this year’s Yule Run being held Dec 12th.

Debbie, a runner...

Red-Headed Stranger

Nov 25, 2015 4:08am

Jen and I went to the Oklahoma Autism Conference this weekend, and while I had fully planned on writing about the things I learned there it will have to wait until next week, because something...

Card of Thanks

Nov 25, 2015 4:08am

Special Thanks for Special Olympics Volleyball

Thank you to McDonalds, Sonic, Farmer’s Bank, Arvest Bank, River Valley Youth Move, Land Title & Closing, Focus on Greenwood, and Greenwood...

Mary’s Meanderings

Nov 18, 2015 11:35am

I like barns.

There’s so many stories to be told about barns; with some stories going so way back, there’s no one left to tell them, dating back to the Civil War. Some of those old barns...

The Famed Architect Charles Thompson

Nov 18, 2015 11:35am

Even in adversity, great minds cannot be suppressed. Charles Thompson, an architect from the early 1900s, was an example of such a man. Thompson rose from a childhood of deep tragedy to becoming...

Thank Your Farmers

Nov 18, 2015 11:35am

As you begin to shop for your Thanksgiving feast this year, we encourage you to think for a minute about the journey your food has taken. You will find much of the traditional Thanksgiving meal...

Finding a Forever Family

Nov 18, 2015 11:35am

Mark and Tiffany Hansen introduced me to their daughter Ruth during my 100th mobile office event earlier this month. The Siloam Springs couple opened their hearts to adoption, but were greeted...

Chung, a refugee from Vietnam

Nov 18, 2015 11:35am

Recently I saw in the paper where a young Doctor by the name Vinh Chung, a refugee from Vietnam, grew up in Fort Smith was going to speak at the Library and autograph his book,”Where The Wind...

Hold on Loosely

Nov 18, 2015 4:06am

In the ongoing battle with idioms I thought I would share a few breakthroughs that we have had in the past couple weeks. I think these show a couple things that are associated with the...


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