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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Unemployment at a Record Low

May 25, 2016 11:35am

Unemployment in our state is now at a record low. Since we began tracking employment in 1976, we have never seen the unemployment rate below 4.1%. That is until last month.

The unemployment...

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REFLECTIONS: If the Spirit tells you, you had better do it

Apr 06, 2016 4:06am

I have had it! I have lost it….the Birthday Card. No not just any card but the one brother Jim and I have exchanged for sixteen years. This year would have been number seventeen. I always put it...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: College Education Best Gift for Your Children

Mar 30, 2016 11:35am

Of all the gifts you’ll give your child, few will be more important than a college education. But affording that education takes a plan. Arkansas rewards parents who save for their children’s...

ON THE SQUARE: The View of the 80’s From My 80’s

Mar 30, 2016 11:05am

Last week one of the Greenwood Democrat’s columnists, Drucilla Hughart, spoke to the South Sebastian County Historical Society. Hughart told tales about her childhood and what Greenwood was like...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Travel Treasures in Arkansas

Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

I’m fortunate that my daily work takes me around the state to attend meetings and better understand the needs of communities. In the process, I get to visit well-known and some not-so-well-known...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Pride, In The Name Of Love

Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

Let me tell you the story of the little engine that could. This isn’t the classic story by Watty Piper that tells of the small engine who uses positive thinking to make his way up a large hill…but...

HISTORY MINUTE: Henderson State University

Mar 30, 2016 5:06am

In the 1880s, Arkadelphia was an ambitious community looking to its future. And the city decided that its future lay in education.

Ouachita Baptist College had opened in 1886 on the grounds...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: MARCH - A Time To Do Whatever

Mar 30, 2016 5:05am

The saying is true.

Time flies. And, when you stop to think about how many things have changed, just in the past year, it’s easy to realize how you can lose track of it all. Take the weather...

REFLECTIONS: Holy Week… Easter Week

Mar 30, 2016 4:05am

This week has been Holy Week..”Easter Week”. There is something special about the season of Lent. Easter brings back so many memories. Memories of the Easter Sunrise Service. Getting up early on...

ON THE SQUARE: My Vintage Trapper Keeper

Mar 23, 2016 11:05am

After a solid week of rain the sun is out again and it is almost baseball season again. I love baseball, I always have. One Christmas I received a book that was full of pictures of baseball cards...

BACK IN THE DAYS: 2014 to Today

Mar 23, 2016 5:05am

This is the final look in past years events in the United States. This series has given us a clear picture of how we got where we are today.

The 114th Congress begins, and, as per the 2014...

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