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History Minute: Grapette Soda

Jul 01, 2015 4:06am

Summertime is a thirsty time in the South. Whether people call it a soft drink, soda, pop, coke, or a cold drink, most people have a favorite. While many companies set up operations across...

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Arkansas Loses a Leader

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Arkansas recently lost a leader. John Paul Hammerschmidt, a man who dramatically reshaped Arkansas in his twenty-six years of service as a Congressman from the 3rd District, passed away.

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Amateur Radio Plays a Vital Role in Preparedness

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Ever since Marconi tinkered with wireless transmissions in the early 1900’s, people have been fascinated with communicating via the airwaves. Today there are over 700,000 amateur radio licenses...

History Minute: Confederate Arkansas

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

The spring of 1865 was a dark time for Confederates in Arkansas. Control of the state had been reduced to a corner of southern Arkansas, disorder rose as starving troops ransacked homesteads for...

Public School Fund will Increase

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Lawmakers ended the 2015 regular session after passing a balanced budget that requires many state agencies to reduce spending next fiscal year.

The state general revenue budget next year...

Tax Rate Lowered for Some Arkansans

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

When we return back to our districts this weekend, we do so knowing we passed significant tax cuts, reformed our parole system, and paved the way for innovative economic opportunities.

The...

Pervasive Parenting

Apr 08, 2015 4:05am

I had the privilege to speak to a group of parents recently about ways to cope with a child with autism. One of the questions I was asked made me really think and I would like to share my opinion...

Mary’s Meanderings

Apr 08, 2015 4:05am

It was a common thing years ago… or at least in our community, to exchange flower seeds, plants and cuttings with friends and neighbors.

No one had large lawns like you see today. Only those...

Blooming Memories of Spring

Apr 08, 2015 4:05am

The sun is shining bright. It looks like spring is finally on its way. I am beginning to feel like it might be just around the corner. As I look out my window I can see hints of green in the trees...

History Minute

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

Henry Rector became governor in 1860, but he was never a popular man. His temper made him many enemies. In the months following his election, his enemies had their revenge and thrust him out of...

Pervasive Parenting

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

Over the years I’ve talked to parents who are debating on whether or not to homeschool their child. They ask whether I think they should keep them in school or not. I want to give my opinion on...

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