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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Back to School No Tax Weekend

Jul 20, 2016 11:35am

A recent national survey found that families will spend an average of $630 this year to get their children ready to head back to school.

That estimate includes what families plan to spend on...

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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Combating Summer Hunger

Jun 08, 2016 5:05am

For many students in Arkansas, summertime represents the end of another exciting school year and signals the start of summer vacations and trips to the lake with family and friends. However, what...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Memorial Day is more than the Unofficial Start to Summer

Jun 01, 2016 11:35am

Since the founding of our country, over 1 million men and women in the armed forces have sacrificed their lives in time of war.

This Memorial Day, we encourage Arkansans to remember that...

ON THE SQUARE: Lessons Learned and Forgotten

Jun 01, 2016 11:05am

I survived. I am not sure how but I lived without my cell phone for nearly 24 hours. The touch screen stopped responding so I had to have it fixed. It is so strange how something can go from...

HISTORY MINUTE: Poet John Gould Fletcher - Part II

Jun 01, 2016 5:07am

John Gould Fletcher had a privileged but sheltered upbringing in Little Rock at the end of the nineteenth century and became one of the nation’s most celebrated poets of all time. Though a gifted...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Committed to Protecting our Children

May 31, 2016 1:40pm

As a father to three daughters and grandfather two granddaughters, I believe that protecting our children needs to be a priority. This includes improving laws to bring justice to children...

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...

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