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Poppins Wows the Audience

Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

Members of the UAFS Academy of the Arts On Stage, brought the magical tale of Mary Poppins to life at the ARCBest Performing Arts Center (Fort Smith Convention Center) on March 20th and 21st. The...

Spring has a cold

Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

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Capitol Week in Review

Mar 18, 2015 4:07am

The legislature passed an act that enables small schools to seek a waiver from the state Education Department when they are in jeopardy of being consolidated because their enrollment has fallen...

Pervasive Parenting

Mar 18, 2015 4:07am

There has been a ton of controversy lately in the news over vaccinations. Celebrities, comedians, and politicians are all weighing in over immunizations. It’s easy to see why with the mumps...

Safety App to be developed

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

A bill that passed the House this week could implement the first of its kind school safety network in the country. HB1653 is called “A bill to create the school safety act”. It has bi-partisan...

Mary’s Meanderings

Mar 18, 2015 4:07am

For those of you who have the desire to “really” be Irish for a day and perhaps impress a ‘bit…those of you who had the forethought to hold onto those dishes that we all collected at one time. You...

History Minute

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

Conway Twitty began his performing career in Helena during World War II while still a child. From these early days, he would eventually sell more than 50 million albums and become one of the most...

Get Tech Ready

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

I confess to being completely fascinated with gadgets. I’m pretty sure I’m in the majority. Otherwise how do you explain the millions of tablets, smartphones computerized gizmos out there and why...

Plan to Relieve Prison Overcrowding

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

The Senate approved legislation to implement the governor’s ambitious prison reform plan. It’s now in the House of Representatives.

Senate Bill 472 embodies much of the governor’s proposals...

Signs of Spring

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

This week I am using some excerpts from Mama’s “THIS AND THAT” column that she wrote for the Greenwood Democrat over 25 years ago. I have included parts of some of her columns written in March....

PARCC Voted Out in the House

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

A key component to health care reform this year involves the creation of a task force which will be studying healthcare of Arkansans as a whole instead of focusing solely Medicaid expansion.


Where no nerds have gone

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

A couple of weeks ago I learned that the actor, Leonard Nimoy, had been hospitalized. Upon hearing this, I remarked that it wouldn’t be long. It wasn’t. As the world knows, he succumbed last week...

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