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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Panic Button Mobile App for School Emergencies

Jul 27, 2016 11:35am

In February of this year, students and teachers experienced a frightening situation when a gun was found on campus at a school in Marion. Within minutes the school was in lockdown, students found...

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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...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Pondering… Time Well Spent.

May 25, 2016 5:05am

Things Don’t Just Happen

Things don’t just happen to us who love God;

They’re planned by His own dear hand.

Then moulded and shaped, and timed by His clock.

Things don’t...

REFLECTIONS: Fly a Flag, Thank a Veteran

May 25, 2016 4:05am

Monday May 30th, we will observe a day to remember those who made the supreme sacrifice for our country. A day to show our gratitude to all who have served our country that we may enjoy the...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act

May 18, 2016 11:35am

Next week we will head back to the Capitol for a special session to address highway funding.

The session is being called now because we face an important deadline to receive $200 million...

ON THE SQUARE: Heynong Man!

May 18, 2016 11:05am

I grew up with a pretty severe case of Attention Deficit Disorder, which I will admit sounds like a made up ailment for kids who just don’t listen. However I must say it has had a profound effect...


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...

HISTORY MINUTE: Thaddeus Caraway

May 18, 2016 5:07am

Thaddeus Caraway was a quiet and persistent worker his whole life. Through this, he became an important voice for reform in the early 1900s.

Caraway was born in 1871 on a farm near...

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...

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