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Bonds to Create Jobs

May 20, 2015 4:07am

LITTLE ROCK – The governor announced that he would call a special session later in May so the legislature could issue bonds for a new manufacturing plant that would create 600 new jobs in south...

Pervasive Parenting

May 20, 2015 4:07am

Mary’s Meanderings

May 20, 2015 4:07am

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Watch out for falling peaches

May 06, 2015 4:07am

I have always been amazed with the way the mind works. It is amazing when out of the blue you start thinking about someone you knew years ago. The other night I woke up thinking about the late...

Mary’s Meanderings

May 06, 2015 4:07am

Her name was Anna Marie Jarvis for whom the daughter was named. She gave birth to 12 children, serving as an example mother to honor. She promoted harmony among Confederate and Union Solders,...

State Parks Have Much to Offer

May 06, 2015 4:07am

Did you know that the number of visits to state parks across the country more than doubles the number of visits to national parks?

There are over 8,000 state parks across the country which...

Chicken Farmer Tales

May 06, 2015 4:07am

Two years ago I purchased 22 baby chicks in hopes of starting some kind of productive (and successful) poultry program. This wasn’t my first attempt at chicken farming. (Or is it ranching?) The...

U.S. Contributes to Nepal Recovery Efforts

May 05, 2015 9:41am

As the death toll from the devastating 7.8 earthquake and resulting avalanche in Nepal continues to rise, there is a sliver of good news to report in the days after the catastrophe. U.S. forces...

114 Bills Referred for Study

Apr 29, 2015 4:07am

This week we convened in the Chamber for a brief time to officially adjourn for the 90th Regular Session.

Although the pace of our work will be slowing down, we are far from completing our...

Mary’s Meanderings

Apr 29, 2015 4:07am

“Get the dishes washed and dried, and we’ll go poke hunting,” Mama said. In minutes my sister Inez and I had the table cleared and ready to go. With Mama, a poke hunting trip was special! Some...

Normalizing Relations with Cuba

Apr 29, 2015 4:07am

In recent months, President Obama has announced steps toward restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba. He has called on Congress to, among other things, relax travel and trade restrictions with the...

Knives are Important

Apr 29, 2015 4:07am

“Mary gave him a bran-new “Barlow” knife worth twelve and a half cents; and the convulsion of delight that swept his system shook him to his foundations. True, the knife would not cut anything,...

History Minute

Apr 29, 2015 4:07am

Wyatt Earp was one of the most famous and controversial lawmen of the Old West. He was known for a quick gun and a quick temper as much as his dedication to principle. One incident in 1871 in...

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