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View from the bottom rung - Oct. 18, 2014

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

Autumn 2014: My eighth year in Arkansas after 55 years in the once great State of California. I say “once great state” because, measured from the economic downturns of the 1930s California was the...

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View from the bottom rung - Sept. 20, 2014

Sep 20, 2014 4:06am

What’s on my mind? Well now, who wants to know? Facebook wants to know, that’s who, at least it’s the question I am asked each time I tune in to my personal account. Puzzling indeed, they having...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014 4:06am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced last week that he has joined with 38 other attorneys general in asking the Federal Communications Commission for an opinion on whether phone companies...

Legislative digest - Sept. 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014 4:06am

We are rapidly approaching an important deadline in Arkansas. Oct. 5 is the last day you can register to vote and still cast a ballot in the November general election. Because the deadline this...

View from the bottom rung - Sept. 6, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Can’t be passive in a violent world and expect to survive. Tranquility may be the substance of things hoped for, but in reality violence is the name of the game. Setting the standard is the...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Last week I went over the three ballot issues that the legislature put on the November ballot. Now two more peoples’ issues will be on the ballot.

That means two issues that were proposed by...

Letter: Taste of Crawford County huge success

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

The board, staff, volunteers and children of CASA of Crawford County would like to say a great, big thank you to the community for making the annual Taste of...

Legislative digest - Sept. 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Rice is the most popular grain worldwide, feeding over half of the population. And over half of all the rice produced in the United States is harvested right here in Arkansas.

Out of...

Another perspective - Aug. 30, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

“We sure could use a little good news today.”

As the Anne Murray song indicates, good news is reported much too infrequently. However, a little good news has been reported about healthcare...

View from the bottom rung - Aug. 23, 2014

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 6:11pm

That time of year again. This morning withered, bent but not broken, I awoke to bushels of happy birthday wishes scrolling up the screen of this amazing space age cyber gadget one year older than...

State Capitol in review - Aug. 20, 2014

Aug 20, 2014 8:19am

Two Arkansas senators have said they would lead a bi-partison effort to get rid of the office of lieutenant governor when the legislature convenes in January. The effort would take a voter...

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