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Another perspective - Aug. 1, 2015

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am

“Our nation’s children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure,” said Chris Dodd, the former Chairman of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. While most people would probably agree...

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State Capitol in review - June 3, 2015

Jun 03, 2015 1:43pm

The legislature completed a special session after voting to issue $87 million in bonds for a proposed industrial development project in south Arkansas that would manufacture the next generation of...

View from the bottom rung - May 30, 2015

May 30, 2015 4:05am

There’s bad news and there’s good news. Bad news is that my storm refuge had a foot of water when I checked it after a week of gully washers. Good news is that I pumped it down to four inches...

Another perspective - May 23, 2015

May 23, 2015 4:05am

Crazy conspiracy theories have swirled around Barack Obama like no other politician before him. A Public Policy Poll indicates that 26 percent of American voters are so unhinged from reality that...

Letter: Reflection on years at Butterfield Trail Middle School

May 16, 2015 4:05am

There are quiet, unassuming people that come into your life that play a significant part in your growth as a person. These people lead by phenomenal example and tireless dedication. My life was...

View from the bottom rung - May 16, 2015

May 16, 2015 4:05am

So many distractions hardly time to put pen to paper - at least in the imitable style my many fans expect of me. That would be my sis Pluma, matriarch of Mountainburg.

Yet before style there...

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Kevin Bell (right) presented Cody Bell Memorial Scholarships to (from left) Faith Jones, Chloe Bauman and Dylan Kinney.</p>

VBHS seniors get scholarships

May 16, 2015 4:05am

Van Buren High School hosted its annual scholarship night Tuesday in the Commons Area at VBHS.

Scholarship recipients from the Class of 2015 who received more than $7 million were recognized...

State Capitol in review - April 29, 2015

Apr 29, 2015 9:31am

After a 19-day recess, the legislature officially ended the 2015 regular session April 22 when it completed a few housekeeping measures and adjourned sine die.

The legislative session began...

Another perspective - April 25, 2015

Apr 25, 2015 4:06am

“Our Children’s Trust” is a non-profit environmental conservation and protection organization. Their mission “is to establish the legal right to a healthy atmosphere and stable climate for all...

View from the bottom rung - April 18, 2015

Apr 18, 2015 5:28pm

There’s just no placating some people. During the last four chaotic years of the Bush administration with political breezes kicking up dust like hard winds across the Sahara, comes a couple of...

State Capitol in review - April 15, 2015

Apr 15, 2015 9:41am

Among the most important economic development legislation approved this year are three new laws that dramatically restructure how Arkansas trains people for the technical job skills they need to...

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