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Legislature Focuses on Flooding

Jul 01, 2015 4:06am

Flooding due to recent heavy rains has focused the legislature’s attention on the need to improve oversight of the patchwork of levees throughout Arkansas.

Two joint legislative committees...

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Voter Integrity Bill Passed

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

The Senate approved legislation to place a monument of the Ten Commandments on the grounds of the state Capitol.

It would be paid for entirely with private donations, but the Secretary of...

Did You Know?

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

Americans love their pranks. I remember at Humboldt State in the co-ed dorms the boys would come down to the girls floor and Vaseline the door knobs and Saran wrap the toilet seats. I think they...

House Passes Worforce Training Bill

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

As the economy and technology rapidly evolve, many workers find the need to learn new skills. And conversely, industries and businesses that are looking to call Arkansas home want assurances that...

Mary’s Meanderings

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

I found this in a box marked “Scrapbook Stuff.” I hope it brings a smile. Like me… can you relate to these instructions? Even with the misspelled words, it’s all very clear because “I’ve done it...

Filling Inspector General Positions a Priority

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

When former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn served in Congress, he released an annual list of wasteful government spending. His ‘Wastebook’ outlined ridiculous projects taxpayer dollars funded. He was...

Washington Battles “doc fix” in Congress

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

House Republicans and Democrats came together last week to resolve a decade-old deficiency in the way doctors are reimbursed by Medicare.

Since 2002, the physician reimbursement formula used...

Precious Easter Memories

Apr 01, 2015 4:07am

It is hard to believe that April is upon us and Easter is just around the corner. There is going to have to be a lot of changes between now and then if there is going to be enough clover to make...

Scouting Turkeys Improves Your Season

Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

I learned the value of scouting turkeys on my very first turkey hunt. A good friend of mine had kept an eye on a flock of turkeys all spring. The night before we went hunting, he watched them go...

Tales of the Easter Bunny

Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

I have distinct memories of believing in Santa Claus. For real. I stood in line with my sisters and my maternal grandparents at Town & Country Mall and inched toward the bearded guy in the red...

Spring has a cold

Mar 25, 2015 4:07am

Spring is bursting out all over although I don’t feel spring in the air. The only way I feel spring is a stopped up head and a runny nose which I am blessed to have every spring. I, also, know as...

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