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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...

HISTORY MINUTE: Mimaw

Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

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REFLECTIONS: The Town Clock Brings Back Great Memories

Mar 09, 2016 4:05am

I’ve asked sister Jane to share her thoughts this week.

“The other day, while in Greenwood, I heard the Town Clock strike. It had been years since I had heard it strike and the first time I...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: National Women’s History Week

Mar 02, 2016 11:35am

In 1980, when President Jimmy Carter declared the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week, he wrote “The achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built...

ON THE SQUARE: Move it Grandpa

Mar 02, 2016 11:05am

Well it is official, I am a Grandpa. I can’t believe it, did not expect it, but it is kind of exciting. I do have a lot of gray hair and judging by my editorials I talk about the past a lot so I...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Keep Gitmo Open

Mar 02, 2016 5:05am

The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress prohibits the President from closing the detention center at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (Gitmo) and bans the...

BACK IN THE DAYS: 2014

Mar 02, 2016 5:05am

This is the sixteenth in a series depicting the events that have occurred over the last 60 years in America. Some events were good, some not so good. Each series will cover the historical facts of...

<p>Coach Grady Robinson coaching Jenny Lind students at “The Basketball Court”</p>

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Another Teacher-Coach Comes To Mind

Mar 02, 2016 5:05am

I remember when Mr. Robinson taught and coached at Jenny Lind and when he married Miss Wilma Hill, a beautiful and beloved teacher who taught…I think 2nd grade. I also remember as teenagers in 8th...

HISTORY MINUTE: McClellan-Kerr Waterway

Mar 02, 2016 4:06am

The Arkansas River flows across four states, from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, across the plains of Kansas and Oklahoma, and into Arkansas before emptying into the Mississippi River. Though...

REFLECTIONS: Mother Nature is a Little Mixed Up

Mar 02, 2016 4:06am

Much to my sorrow basketball season has come to an end. My “Great” Braden played his last game for the Boy’s Club Tuesday evening. His team is sponsored by Davis Iron. I am very happy to report...

PERVASIVE PARENTING: Workin’ Together

Mar 02, 2016 4:06am

I’ve been blessed and overwhelmed with the outpouring and collaboration lately in the work we’ve been doing in this area, and the area of disability advocacy.

We have many irons in the fire...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Reassessing Reinstatement Fees for Drivers

Feb 24, 2016 11:35am

In the beginning of the 20th century, only 25% of families lived in a suburb. Today, two out of three residents live outside of metropolitan areas. As a result, access to driving has become an...

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