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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Back to School No Tax Weekend

Jul 20, 2016 11:35am

A recent national survey found that families will spend an average of $630 this year to get their children ready to head back to school.

That estimate includes what families plan to spend on...

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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...


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...


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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MARY’S MEANDERINGS: “Spoken Words Fun To Share”

Mar 23, 2016 5:05am

Throughout my adult life, I’ve been an avid collector of many different things. Collecting has a way of just happening, giving pleasure in unexpected ways. There’s quips and quotes, this and that...

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