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Thanksgiving, a day of great importance

Nov 25, 2015 11:35am

In early October I went to one of the Super Centers. I couldn’t believe my eyes and ears. Christmas was everywhere and Christmas music was playing.

I was shocked to think it wasn’t even...

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Long overdue military medals awarded

Sep 16, 2015 4:07am

Even though Congress wasn’t in session, I had a busy and productive August in Arkansas. From the Ozarks to the vast stretches of farmland in the Northeast, I’ve covered a lot of miles over the...

Card of Thanks

Sep 16, 2015 4:07am

Thank you!! These two words I don’t use often because I don’t have any reason to. When my old flag pole broke in two, I called Jim Newcomb, even if he doesn’t work for Greenwood City, per-say, he...

Confederate Flag Controversy

Sep 16, 2015 4:07am

I know there are some great hunting topics out there I could write about this week, but I am really troubled about the state of our country right now. We all know that the news is lit up with the...


Preventing Back Pain

Sep 16, 2015 4:05am

If you rolled out of bed this morning and thought, Ugh, my back hurts,” then you are not alone. Statistically 70-85% of all people have trouble with back pain at some point in their lifetime. In...

How to Make Our Child Nutrition Programs Work Better

Sep 15, 2015 5:00pm

Kids across Arkansas are back at school and many are getting much-needed help to ensure they are receiving proper nourishment through programs that provide free and reduced cost lunches. These...

Mary’s Meanderings

Sep 11, 2015 1:41pm

Say you’ve never planted a fall garden before? Well, it’s that time of year of year. It’s really quite simple once you’ve made up your mind to do it. After consideration comes anticipation; Some...

Why I Oppose the Iran Deal

Sep 11, 2015 1:41pm

The Senate is set to return from our August in-state work period and we have a packed

schedule waiting for our return. At the top of the list is the proposed nuclear deal with


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Flashing Red, Kids Ahead

Sep 11, 2015 1:41pm

Every day, almost 6,000 Arkansas school buses transport 260,000 students across 250,000 miles of roadways, usually without incident.

In fact, statistics tell us that students are about 50...

<p>Photo taken in Hazen, Arkansas where we stopped to watch the huge mountains of rice being taken from elevators, and loaded on to the big trucks to be shipped by railroad to Japan and other places.</p>

Mary’s Meanderings

Sep 11, 2015 1:41pm

September is National Rice Month. Rice is the rare category in which Arkansas leads all other states.

There’s many different beliefs about rice that’s been passed on to each generation. The...

Mourning the loss of a great man

Sep 11, 2015 1:41pm

Our family has been deeply sadden this week with the death of my brother-in-law, J.M. Rogers. He was a member of our family for 61 years. I think you could say he was Frank’s closest buddy. His...

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