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Budget Proposal on the Table

Nov 19, 2014 4:06am

This year is one of those where we are set to review more than just one budget proposal. Arkansas law requires the Governor to submit a balanced budget proposal to the General Assembly before...

Time to Govern

Nov 19, 2014 4:06am

Bring It All Home

Nov 19, 2014 4:06am

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Finding a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. This irreversible brain disease slowly destroys one’s memory, cognitive thinking capability and ability to perform daily life...

At last I attend the Historical Society’s “Buried Treasures”

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

At last I got to attend the Historical Society’s “Buried Treasures”. For some reason there has always been something that kept me from attending. This year I was determined to attend even if it...

Feel Like A Number

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

I receive weekly newsletters from, and the one I read this week scared me. It hit home with something that happened earlier this week. We had a meeting with his principal...

Communicate with your Elected Officials

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has scheduled 5 statewide grant application workshops in November for those groups interested in applying for grants. The free 2 hour workshop will...

Why is Veterans’ Day celebrated on November 11th?

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

The Veterans’ Memorial Park is just out my window as I work on stories or visit with town members visiting the square on any given day. I started to question… Why do we celebrate this special day...

Tough Decision for Upcoming Session

Nov 05, 2014 4:07am

Just days after the election, our newly elected House members will get to work. The Friday following the election, all members-elect will meet in our recently restored House Chamber for the...

Mary’s Meanderings

Nov 05, 2014 4:05am

To those of you who have dared to take the oath of service…THANK YOU!!!!

I would like to share this poem for Veterans’ Day.

Wheel me up by the window, daughter, and lay my flag at hand...

Love is a Battlefield

Oct 29, 2014 4:07am

There’s an old saying that you may not win the battle but you can still win the war, or something like that, but as a parent I’ve learned that with kids you have to pick your battles in order to...

Domestic Violence Awareness

Oct 29, 2014 4:07am

In 2012, nearly 8,000 Arkansans called in to a hotline to report an incident of domestic violence. In the same year, close to 2,000 women in our state stayed at least one night in a domestic abuse...

Mary’s Meanderings

Oct 29, 2014 4:07am

My back yard is a “squirrel’s paradise”, with two giant black walnut trees within leaping distance and a paper shell pecan tree nearby.

In tough economic times it became necessary not to...

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