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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Committed to Protecting our Children

May 31, 2016 1:40pm

As a father to three daughters and grandfather two granddaughters, I believe that protecting our children needs to be a priority. This includes improving laws to bring justice to children...

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ON THE SQUARE: Do You Want to Know How I Got These Scars?

Apr 13, 2016 11:05am

This weekend my son Eric was bragging about his scars. This is a uniquely male thing. Enduring some trauma and taking away a little away a reminder and a story to relate later. Women do not seem...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Preventing Government Overreach: Clean Line Project “Not a Done Deal”

Apr 13, 2016 5:06am

Arkansans across the state are concerned with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) recent partnership with Clean Line Energy, a private company, to build a large power line through Arkansas and...

HISTORY MINUTE: The Life of Bobby Gene Newman

Apr 13, 2016 5:06am

A commitment to God, country, and family for decades guided the path of one of the most well-liked South Arkansas legislators. Bobby Newman would serve portions of Union and Ouachita County for 30...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Old Folks And Color Books

Apr 13, 2016 5:06am

Have you finished the “Book of Puzzles” in the Sunday, March 13th TIMES RECORD? I’m still working on mine. What about the picture to color? Have you colored it? I have. It was two hours of...

REFLECTIONS: A Day of Miracles

Apr 13, 2016 4:05am

It is hard to believe it has been almost fifty years ago (48) since that awful day of April 19, 1968 when that ferocious black cloud came over the hills surrounding Greenwood. After losing our...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Address changes to our state’s healthcare system

Apr 06, 2016 11:35am

On Wednesday, April 6 we will convene at the Capitol for an Extraordinary Session, often times referred to as special session, to address changes to our state’s healthcare system.

There will...

ON THE SQUARE: The Last Facebook Holdout

Apr 06, 2016 11:05am

My old friend Jason White joined Facebook this week. He may have been the last person on earth to join but he finally got around to it. I have known Jason since the seventh grade. I have been...

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...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Peaceful and Serene

Apr 06, 2016 5:06am

Well, it’s that time of year again. April, as many of you know, is autism awareness month, and April 2 was National Autism Awareness Day. The old saying I share every year of course is that...

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...

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