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History Minute: Oldest Woman in the World

Apr 22, 2015 4:07am

“I treat everyone the way I want to be treated,” remarked Gertrude Weaver when asked about her long life. Weaver, a Camden resident, lived 116 years, and in that time, became the oldest woman in...


Apr 22, 2015 4:07am

Pervasive Parenting

Apr 22, 2015 4:07am

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History Minute

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

Conway Twitty began his performing career in Helena during World War II while still a child. From these early days, he would eventually sell more than 50 million albums and become one of the most...

Get Tech Ready

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

I confess to being completely fascinated with gadgets. I’m pretty sure I’m in the majority. Otherwise how do you explain the millions of tablets, smartphones computerized gizmos out there and why...

Plan to Relieve Prison Overcrowding

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

The Senate approved legislation to implement the governor’s ambitious prison reform plan. It’s now in the House of Representatives.

Senate Bill 472 embodies much of the governor’s proposals...

Signs of Spring

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

This week I am using some excerpts from Mama’s “THIS AND THAT” column that she wrote for the Greenwood Democrat over 25 years ago. I have included parts of some of her columns written in March....

PARCC Voted Out in the House

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

A key component to health care reform this year involves the creation of a task force which will be studying healthcare of Arkansans as a whole instead of focusing solely Medicaid expansion.


Where no nerds have gone

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

A couple of weeks ago I learned that the actor, Leonard Nimoy, had been hospitalized. Upon hearing this, I remarked that it wouldn’t be long. It wasn’t. As the world knows, he succumbed last week...

Pervasive Parenting

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

I attended the State of Oklahoma Governor’s Conference on Developmental Disabilities last week, and as always found inspiration. I want to share some of, what I feel, were the highlights of the...

Stand With Israel

Mar 11, 2015 4:06am

I recently gathered in the chamber of House of Representatives with my Senate colleagues to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington. Members of Congress from both parties...

Be Careful What You Wish For

Mar 04, 2015 4:07am

To the people of South Sebastian County: When I was wishing for a few snow flakes I really wasn’t wishing for you to have so much that it would close Main Street in Greenwood, and the hill on 71...

History Minute de Soto Part Two

Mar 04, 2015 4:07am

The exciting conclusion of the Hernando de Soto series. Well, maybe it wasn’t so exciting for de Soto.

Hernando de Soto was a veteran explorer of the New World by 1539. Based on his fortune...

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