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Medicaid Inpector General Uncovers Fraud

Aug 06, 2014 4:07am

The office of Medicaid Inspector General was created in 2013 to prevent, detect and investigate fraud, waste and abuse of the state Medicaid program. The office reported last week that they...

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Senate tackles Special Session

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

The Special session ended in record time last week. I had the privilege of taking the chair and presiding during the session. Normally the Lieutenant Governor presides as president of the Senate...

Special Session and the House

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

In the days leading up to Independence Day, members of the Arkansas House of Representatives were reminded not only of the significance of the founding of our country but we were also given a...

All By Myself

Jul 09, 2014 4:05am

I had someone give me some good advice this week that I have tried to do, but I guess I’ve forgotten recently. Konner has been taking golf lessons this summer and has really enjoyed it. Since I am...

Rain, Rain, Go Away…

Jul 09, 2014 4:05am

To every thing there is a season, especially for old folks like me who enjoys folklore; while I’m not sure how accurate they are, it is a fine reminder of just how unpredictable the weather can be...

Several Greenwood organizations benefit A&P Tax.

Jul 09, 2014 4:05am

Lately, a lot of people have questioned just exactly what the city’s A&P Tax is for? Why does it exist and how did it come about? Those are interesting and intriguing questions that should be...

So many places to see

Jul 09, 2014 4:05am

Last Saturday my friend Joy, (the transplant from New York who knows more about Arkansas than I do) asked me to go for lunch at the Grapevine Restaurant in Paris. It was a beautiful day for a...

Construction forces House to move for Special Session

Jul 02, 2014 5:06am

When Arkansas became the 25th state in 1836, government officials moved into a new Greek Revival style building in downtown Little Rock. This despite the fact the building was not complete....

Remember the sacrifices that were made for our Independence

Jul 02, 2014 4:06am

The Declaration of Independence is probably one of our nation’s most prized possessions. I learned last Sunday in Dr. Ken Hamilton’s Sunday school class just how close the “Declaration” was passed...

The best day of year is almost here

Jul 02, 2014 4:06am

Friday we celebrate one of my favorite days of the year. THE FOURTH OF JULY. When I was growing up in Greenwood the night of the third was almost as long as Christmas Eve because I knew that soon...

Lottery’s proceeds are likely to fall short

Jul 02, 2014 4:06am

Last week Governor Beebe issued a call to bring the Arkansas General Assembly into a special session to provide funding that will open more inmate beds and improve the viability of the Public...

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