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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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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...


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...

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...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Two Important Updates from the Capitol

Apr 20, 2016 11:35am

This week we have two important updates from the Capitol.

The first is the action taking during our first week of the Fiscal Session. The second update we want to share with you is a new...

ON THE SQUARE: Pizza Night

Apr 20, 2016 11:05am

I love it when the paper comes out on Wednesdays. Not just because I get to see the stories and pictures I have been working on all week come to life in print. No, it also means that it is pizza...

HISTORY MINUTE: Arkansas Musician and Music Pioneer Scott Joplin

Apr 20, 2016 5:06am

Scott Joplin was an early musician who transformed much of the landscape of popular music in the early 1900s. Though many details of his short life are uncertain, his impact on early American...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: The Graduates’ Creed

Apr 20, 2016 5:06am

This is my diploma. It is a documentary symbol of free public education, upon which rests the perpetual being of the democratic form of government. It signifies the completion of the requirements...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: The Obama Administration’s Iran Deal Two-Step

Apr 20, 2016 5:06am

Was the Obama Administration ever serious about enforcing the terms of the nuclear deal it negotiated with Iran? It certainly doesn’t appear so.

As Iran continues to violate the terms of the...

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McKinney celebrate 70 years of marriage

Apr 20, 2016 5:06am

O.B. and Betty McKinney will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on April 25th. They were married after a six-week long courtship after O.B. returned home from service in Italy during World...


Apr 20, 2016 5:06am

I was looking through my “On This Day” feed on Facebook and noticed a post from 2010 that made me think a little. I had posted what can be deemed now a desperation call for sympathy by most, but...

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