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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Unemployment rate continues to decline

Apr 27, 2016 11:35am

The General Assembly is inching closer to finalizing a balanced budget for the next fiscal year. The pace of this Fiscal Session picked up significantly after the passage of SB121. Speaker Gillam...


Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Leading Efforts to Fix Veterans Choice Program

Apr 06, 2016 5:06am

Morris, an 85-year-old Korean War veteran from Arkansas, had a medical emergency and urgently needed to see a specialist. He was told it would take up to two months to see a doctor at the Little...

HISTORY MINUTE: Engineer, William L. Gerig

Apr 06, 2016 5:05am

The late nineteenth century and early twentieth century was a time of rapid construction in the United States. To build a modern nation, the country built railroads, harbors, dams, bridges, and...


Apr 06, 2016 5:05am

I honestly believe anyone sixty-five years old and older, and who lives a modest life has had these thoughts or made these remarks at one time … “might as well get what we want, AT OUR AGE; this...

REFLECTIONS: If the Spirit tells you, you had better do it

Apr 06, 2016 4:06am

I have had it! I have lost it….the Birthday Card. No not just any card but the one brother Jim and I have exchanged for sixteen years. This year would have been number seventeen. I always put it...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: College Education Best Gift for Your Children

Mar 30, 2016 11:35am

Of all the gifts you’ll give your child, few will be more important than a college education. But affording that education takes a plan. Arkansas rewards parents who save for their children’s...

ON THE SQUARE: The View of the 80’s From My 80’s

Mar 30, 2016 11:05am

Last week one of the Greenwood Democrat’s columnists, Drucilla Hughart, spoke to the South Sebastian County Historical Society. Hughart told tales about her childhood and what Greenwood was like...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Travel Treasures in Arkansas

Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

I’m fortunate that my daily work takes me around the state to attend meetings and better understand the needs of communities. In the process, I get to visit well-known and some not-so-well-known...


Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

Let me tell you the story of the little engine that could. This isn’t the classic story by Watty Piper that tells of the small engine who uses positive thinking to make his way up a large hill…but...

HISTORY MINUTE: Henderson State University

Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

In the 1880s, Arkadelphia was an ambitious community looking to its future. And the city decided that its future lay in education.

Ouachita Baptist College had opened in 1886 on the grounds...


Mar 30, 2016 5:05am

The saying is true.

Time flies. And, when you stop to think about how many things have changed, just in the past year, it’s easy to realize how you can lose track of it all. Take the weather...

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