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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Chronic Wasting Disease

Jun 29, 2016 11:35am

Directors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission updated members recently on the impact Chronic Wasting Disease now has on our deer population.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal...

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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...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Senate’s Return to Regular Order Benefits Arkansas

May 25, 2016 5:05am

Washington has a spending problem, and the Senate is reining it in as it returns to regular order by passing annual appropriations bills.

Following the process and crafting each bill in...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Walking The Floor Over You

May 25, 2016 5:05am

Konner is a pacer. He tends to pace quite a bit, and I used to think it was just when he was getting overstimulated. However, recently I have noticed that he also does it when he is bored,...

HISTORY MINUTE: Poet John Gould Fletcher

May 25, 2016 5:05am

The poetic souls in our lives often see the beauty and rhythms of the world. They will strain to listen to those hidden symphonies of nature or human life. Sometimes they will be inspired to put...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Pondering… Time Well Spent.

May 25, 2016 5:05am

Things Don’t Just Happen

Things don’t just happen to us who love God;

They’re planned by His own dear hand.

Then moulded and shaped, and timed by His clock.

Things don’t...

REFLECTIONS: Fly a Flag, Thank a Veteran

May 25, 2016 4:05am

Monday May 30th, we will observe a day to remember those who made the supreme sacrifice for our country. A day to show our gratitude to all who have served our country that we may enjoy the...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act

May 18, 2016 11:35am

Next week we will head back to the Capitol for a special session to address highway funding.

The session is being called now because we face an important deadline to receive $200 million...

ON THE SQUARE: Heynong Man!

May 18, 2016 11:05am

I grew up with a pretty severe case of Attention Deficit Disorder, which I will admit sounds like a made up ailment for kids who just don’t listen. However I must say it has had a profound effect...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Think About It

May 18, 2016 5:07am

Konner has a very strange way of thinking about things. It’s a very practical way of thinking, at least for his interests.

I have discussed in the past his love for computer programs. One of...

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