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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Chronic Wasting Disease

Jun 29, 2016 11:35am

Directors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission updated members recently on the impact Chronic Wasting Disease now has on our deer population.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal...

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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: A Message to Graduates

May 18, 2016 5:07am

Commencement exercises are underway across Arkansas and all over the country. I had the honor of addressing the Class of 2016 at commencement ceremonies at Arkansas State University and my alma...

Chamber President wishes to thank everyone

May 18, 2016 5:07am

Dear Editor,

I would like to say thank you to everyone who was involved in making the First Annual ArtFest a huge success! I especially would like to express my gratitude for the Greenwood A...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Think About It

May 18, 2016 5:07am

Konner has a very strange way of thinking about things. It’s a very practical way of thinking, at least for his interests.

I have discussed in the past his love for computer programs. One of...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: SPRING! Mama’s Favorite Season

May 18, 2016 5:06am

Daddy wasn’t much of a fixer around the house and he didn’t make a garden. Often, and like so many coal miners, he would come down with a bad case of Lumbago, in the spring.

Springtime was...

REFLECTIONS: My Spring Allergies

May 18, 2016 4:07am

For the first time in several years I thought I had escaped IT. Last week it struck me with a vengeance—“MY SPRING ALLERGIES”. It is a

certain type of hedge that blooms that really gets me....

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: A Balanced Budget Passed

May 11, 2016 11:35am

The House has wrapped up the state’s 4th Fiscal Session by passing a balanced budget with increases in funding to some of the most urgent needs.

We began this session with discussion and...

ON THE SQUARE: Spinning the Pumpkin

May 11, 2016 11:05am

The car show this year was great. Lots of people from all over the area showed up to display their prized possessions. This year’s addition of a cruise night, concert and burn out competition...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Turning the Tide of Prescription Drug Abuse

May 11, 2016 5:07am

More action is needed to fight the abuse of prescription drugs according to the Kaiser Health Foundation poll released in early May. The nationwide survey revealed that two-thirds of Americans...

HISTORY MINUTE: Pittman part 2

May 11, 2016 5:07am

Dr. Margaret Pittman was one of the great scientific minds of the past century. While she helped create vaccines for three diseases that once left millions dead in their wakes, the Arkansan...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Through The Eyes of a Child

May 11, 2016 5:07am

The status of Women has changed dramatically in the last decade. Agree? And, we can only conclude that the perception children have on their MOTHERS DAY 2016 is much different from the one they,...

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