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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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May 04, 2016 5:07am

I talked a couple weeks ago about how Konner was doing well with meltdowns, and I think I jinxed it. We have had a couple lately, and though they haven’t necessarily been full-blown versions, they...

HISTORY MINUTE: Arkansas scientist, Dr. Margaret Pittman saved many lives

May 04, 2016 5:07am

The twentieth century opened a door for innovation in science and technology. Great minds steadily unlocked the mysteries of the world and made life better for countless people. One of those great...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Honor Flight: A Tribute to our Veterans

May 04, 2016 5:07am

Airports are often the scene of teary sendoffs as loved ones say goodbye, but one recent morning at Ronald Reagan Washington-National Airport a plane full of Arkansas and Oklahoma veterans were...

REFLECTIONS: Hughart bunch of fishermen an enduring legacy

May 04, 2016 4:05am

My next door neighbor must have a love for fishing. I have seen him loading up his boat even when the weather was cold. Now that the weather is warmer his boat is gone quite a bit. NO, I am not a...

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...

ON THE SQUARE: Down the Rabbit Hole

Apr 27, 2016 11:05am

It has been an interesting week as always. I have been doing research on the old Army Tank that sits in front of the VFW. It was tough going at first but once I abandoned more traditional routes...


Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

Konner, like many on the spectrum, loves his electronics. He plays Roblox on his laptop or the desk computer, he plays Minecraft on the computer or iPad, and he watches and makes videos on the...


Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

Veron Seay was not a woman people will read about in the history books. She was not famous, but she was the kind of person that the world was better for having around.

She was born Lois...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Keeping An Eye On Things

Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

My cataract surgery went well after two cancellations due to my blood pressure. Judging by the crowded waiting room on each of my visits, Eye-Group doesn’t need my advice for stir-up more business...

REFLECTIONS: Decoration Day Dinner on the Ground

Apr 27, 2016 4:06am

This is a portion of what brother Jim wrote for the “Pat Book”, the book the family wrote after the death of our brother, Pat.

“When Daddy died in 1942, the expense of a funeral was almost...

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