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Why We Need a Long-Term Highway Bill

Aug 19, 2015 4:07am

I recently used this space to highlight how the Senate has been moving more legislation than I’ve seen in the previous years that I’ve served in this body.

Eights months into this year, we’...

Heads Will Roll

Aug 19, 2015 4:07am

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Baby Sharon Fund Assists Families of Sick Children

Aug 05, 2015 4:06am

Just this month a committee here in Arkansas was able to provide three months rent for the family of a child in need of a heart transplant. The same group paid for rent, child care and utilities...

Disaster Prep

Aug 05, 2015 4:06am

The recent heat wave in our region has been, at worst, an inconvenience for most of us. Elsewhere in the Northwest there have been all manner of wildland fires resulting, according to one news...

Repeal Dodd-Frank and implement common sense reforms

Aug 05, 2015 4:06am

Last week marked the fifth anniversary of President Obama signing Dodd-Frank into

law. But community banks across Arkansas and America have little to celebrate.

President Obama...

Old Town Clock Will Strike Again

Aug 05, 2015 4:06am

A GREAT BIG THANKS to all who are working so hard to see that the Old Town Clock will strike again. Those who did not grow up in Greenwood will not

understand what that means to those of us...

Drug Courts: Saving Lives and Saving Money

Aug 05, 2015 4:06am

Nevada County resident Tony found himself on the wrong side of the law. After 19 years of drug use, he didn’t have the will to quit. He was faced with the decision of time behind bars, or time to...

Disaster Prep

Jul 29, 2015 12:57pm

There is a concept among preppers known as “Bugging Out.” I remember the term from watching reruns of M.A.S.H. Whenever Radar O’Reilly, Major Henry Blake and Hawkeye were ordered to move their...

Sales Tax Holiday Planned

Jul 29, 2015 12:57pm

Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2.

Clothing and footwear that cost less than $100 per item will qualify for the exemption. Keep in...

Friends a Gift From God

Jul 29, 2015 12:57pm

Mr. Webster defines “Friends as one attached to another by feelings of personal regard, one who is on good terms with another.” I say friends are a gift from God! The past weeks since Bob’s...

Legislation Designed to Curb Drug Abuse

Jul 29, 2015 12:57pm

Many of the laws we passed during the Regular Session went into effect this week. Among those are several pieces of legislation designed to reduce the amount of prescription drug abuse in our...

Pervasive Parenting

Jul 29, 2015 12:57pm

Sunday morning I woke up early, after several episodes with the snooze button, and along with the family, made the three-hour drive to Oklahoma City to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the...

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