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Miracle on the Square

Apr 16, 2014 4:07am

Recounting that ill-fated day April 19, 1968, Peggy Dorsey Sherrill of the Dayton community doesn’t remember her own screams, calling for her two-year-old daughter, Tina. The handful of people...

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MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Feb. 19 — Our Enjoyable-Historical Jaunt

Feb 19, 2014 5:05am

It’s truly a blessing…having friends, and I’m thankful for mine and from time to time one will call inviting me to join them on a short and pleasurable trip. That was the case and what a fun day...

Byzantine tax code invites IRS corruption

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

In an interview held just ahead of the Super Bowl kickoff, President Barack Obama got to play a little defense against Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. The president wasn’t nearly as good as the...

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Charles Carroll

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

Charles Leonard Carroll, Jr. 86, of Fort Smith passed away on Monday, February 11, 2014 in a local nursing home. He was born in Little Rock to Charles Leonard and Sylvia (Chandler) Carroll. He was...

Most contentious subject is the reauthorization of the private option

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

The fiscal session began last week. The main purpose of the session is to approve budgets for state agencies. but non budget bills can be considered. First to have a non appropriation bill...

Letter to the Editor: Signature quilt found from the 1930’s

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

Dear Editor,

Recently I found a signature quilt top at a thrift store in

McAlester, Okla. After researching the names, I found most listed in the 1930’s voter registration of Sebastian...

Private Option passed during the last Regular Session

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

We began the first week of the Fiscal Session at a rapid pace. The House passed 19 budget bills. And by the fourth day, an amended appropriation for the Department of Human Services Division of...

Thanks from the bottom of a repaired heart

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to my friends and family for the cards, phone calls, visits, beautiful flowers, emotional support and most importantly, your prayers during my stay in...

Latest mandate change shows Obamacare untenable

Feb 19, 2014 4:07am

The headline on David Harsanyi’s commentary for The Federalist said it all: “Obamacare is just another word for laws we ignore together.” Last week, President Barack Obama again delayed and...

Presidents’ Day Inspires Involvement

Feb 19, 2014 4:05am

Every month I receive emails and letters from students across the state with questions about government or opinions on issues they care about. I enjoy hearing from them and feel blessed that young...

Pryor joins coalition backing Keystone XL approval

Feb 12, 2014 11:02am

A coalition of pro-energy lawmakers on Tuesday urged President Obama to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, saying a recent State Department report found it poses no major...

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