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State Capitol in review - Nov. 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015 5:05am

More than $703,000 in loans to about 800 former college students in Arkansas will be forgiven under a global settlement between state attorneys general, the federal Justice and Education...

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Legislative digest - Oct. 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015 9:44am

A report delivered to us this week explains how our state is seeing many positive benefits from the Health Care Independence Act, commonly known as the Private Option. But that same report claims...

Another perspective - Oct. 10, 2015

Oct 10, 2015 4:05am

“All I know is what I read in the papers,” said humorist Will Rogers.

In a democracy it is essential that the people have access to trustworthy information. With the creation and expansion...

View from the bottom rung - Oct. 3, 2015

Oct 03, 2015 4:05am

The last load of cotton

Is hauled to the gin

The last field of corn


State Capitol in review - Sept. 23, 2015

Sep 23, 2015 9:30am

There have been numerous reports of good news across Arkansas in the past few weeks. Enrollment is going up at college campuses and universities.

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville...

View from the bottom rung - Sept. 19, 2015

Sep 21, 2015 8:50am

You may not have noticed but certainly it must have come to the attention of Mr. Kenneth Fry, Editor of the Press Argus-Courier: The, “View From The Bottom Rung” column, which has run for some...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015 9:29am

The state education department, along with two major foundations, has released its recommendations to improve Arkansas schools over the long term.

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and the...

Another perspective - Sept. 12, 2015

Sep 12, 2015 4:06am

State Rep. Charlene Fite was the lead sponsor of legislation called, “The Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act.” This misleading Act alsowas supported by all the other area legislators and signed...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 9, 2015

Sep 09, 2015 9:40am

The state attorney general has asked the governor to set execution dates for eight convicted killers on death row, and a spokesman for the governor said that he intended to move quickly on the...

View from the bottom rung - Sept. 5, 2015

Sep 05, 2015 3:12pm

From a song I once writ whilst residing in a land far, far, away: (Add melancholy melody)

Did you ever see the Ozark colored with autumn

When grey squirrels are barking from the top of...

View from the bottom rung - Aug. 8, 2015

Aug 10, 2015 9:17am

Zest. For anyone who adheres to the philosophy “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” Zest is a brand name of a body soap manufactured by Proctor & Gamble. Like milk, it does a body good, only...


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