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History Minute: Grapette Soda

Jul 01, 2015 4:06am

Summertime is a thirsty time in the South. Whether people call it a soft drink, soda, pop, coke, or a cold drink, most people have a favorite. While many companies set up operations across...

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Bonds to Create Jobs

May 20, 2015 4:07am

LITTLE ROCK – The governor announced that he would call a special session later in May so the legislature could issue bonds for a new manufacturing plant that would create 600 new jobs in south...

Pervasive Parenting

May 20, 2015 4:07am

We had several deaths in our town in the past couple weeks including one of a little girl same age as my youngest son Kruz. This brought up something that I had discussed among some friends at a...

Higher Education is Still Beneficial

May 20, 2015 4:07am

Studies continue to indicate that despite rising costs in higher education the benefits of a bachelor’s or an associate’s degree are still worth the investment of one’s time and money.


Mary’s Meanderings

May 20, 2015 4:07am

Verse 1:

From everywhere there fills the air, a song of loudest cheer, While in our hearts an echo starts, and booms from far and near. This melody, a ra-so-dy, comes to us from the sky, A...

The Ongoing Legal Challenge to the President’s Executive Order

May 20, 2015 4:07am

There are some new developments in the ongoing legal challenge to President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration.

Earlier this year, U.S. District Court Judge Andre Hanen issued an...

State Approves Funding for School Repairs

May 13, 2015 4:07am

The state has approved funding of $128.7 million for 67 projects to renovate and make repairs at public schools.

Upgrades include new heating, air conditioning, roofing and fire alarms. Some...

Mary’s Meanderings

May 13, 2015 4:07am

There were those who’d known her a lifetime and didn’t know her name was …Flora Belle. She was lovingly called”Bobba” by her grandchildren and “Booch” by just about everyone else. She was my...

State works to lower teen pregnanices

May 13, 2015 4:07am

Statistics released recently show teen birth rates have reached a record low in our country. And in Arkansas, we have seen a 5% decline in one year and a 45% decline in the past 25 years.


Military Appreciation Month

May 13, 2015 4:07am

Arkansas recently celebrated the return of 150 members of the Arkansas National Guard from a nine month deployment, where troops spent much of that time in Kuwait. Members of the National Guard,...

Great Love of Quilts

May 13, 2015 4:07am

As I was growing up I never thought too much about quilts. The only thought I had about them was the fact they kept me warm in the cold of winter. In fact we had so much cover on our bed it was...

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