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Legislature Focuses on Flooding

Jul 01, 2015 4:06am

Flooding due to recent heavy rains has focused the legislature’s attention on the need to improve oversight of the patchwork of levees throughout Arkansas.

Two joint legislative committees...

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Mary’s Meanderings

Jun 10, 2015 4:05am

Working in Bible School gave me the opportunity to observe as they recited:

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE...

Call of the Whippoorwill

Jun 10, 2015 4:05am

Mama was a lover of the call of the whippoorwill. In one of her poems she wrote, “When life’s sun is sinking low, And it is my time to go, I hope it happens in a spring, When I have heard the...

Pervasive Parenting

Jun 10, 2015 4:05am

English poet Thomas Hardy wrote, “Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.” Perhaps Hardy had a touch of autism, but I feel that his is especially...

Memorial Day Event Held

May 27, 2015 4:06am

Memorial Day Event Held on May 25th at Veteran’s Memorial Park. The park was decorated with flags and pictures at the memorial.

Letter to the Editor

May 27, 2015 4:06am

I have recently moved to Greenwood and had a serious leg injury, after 12 weeks in an immobilizer and on crutches I was given a prescription for Physical Therapy with the option to choose where I...

General Thomas Hindman

May 27, 2015 4:06am

Gen. Thomas Hindman, a one-time United States congressman from Helena, saw the Confederacy disintegrating into ruins by early 1865. Rather than live with the defeat or face treason charges, he...

Take Time to Celebrate Heritage

May 27, 2015 4:05am

Even as the annual Heritage Month celebration comes to a close, there’s still plenty of time for every Arkansan to get out and enjoy our beautiful state.

It should come as no surprise that...

What Time Is It?

May 20, 2015 4:07am

When I first began writing this column I hoped to simply raise awareness that we really ought to be buying extra flashlight batteries, stocking our shelves and making plans to survive anything...

History Minute

May 20, 2015 4:07am

“Tell it to the Marines” was a popular recruiting slogan during World War I. Throughout the long, distinguished history of the US Marine Corps, courage, determination, and love of country have...

It’s Blackberry Season

May 20, 2015 4:07am

Blackberries are blooming big time. It appears there should be plenty of berries for those brave enough to pick them. No thank you to anyone who would like to offer some of your berries if I will...

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