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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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From the governor - April 15, 2015

Apr 15, 2015 9:40am

Last week I signed into law three bills that form our workforce-training plan. Afterwards, a Little Rock television station ran a story about a fellow named Lawrence Aaron.

A student at...

Another perspective - April 11, 2015

Apr 11, 2015 4:06am

Obamacare has been a huge success by any measurement. According to a new analysis by the Department of Health and Human Services, there are 16.4 million newly insured people under Obamacare. This...

View from the bottom rung - April 4, 2015

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

Last time the loquacious old fellow dropped by t’was on his way down to the local space-port hoping to hitch an outward bound ride on a Mars One Spacecraft. Reason as indicated, to avoid taking...

Letter: VB Rehab provides great care

Mar 18, 2015 9:58am

Recently our grandson spent two months at Van Buren Health and Rehab. He was treated very well and taken great care of. We want people to know what nice treatment...

Letter: Hampton Inn offers hospitality

Mar 11, 2015 11:26am

My wife and I had made a reservation at the Hampton Inn in Van Buren for Friday night, Feb. 27.

We were going there for a meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 28. But we got a...

View from the bottom rung - March 7, 2015

Mar 09, 2015 8:58am

According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, “self-described liberals are twice likely than self-described conservatives to block material on social...

State Capitol in review - March 4, 2015

Mar 04, 2015 10:26am

When the 2015-16 school year begins, Arkansas schools will be required to offer high school level courses in computer technology.

Act 187 of 2015 requires expanded computer technology...

Another perspective - Feb. 28, 2015

Feb 28, 2015 5:05am

Sit-ins reinvigorated the civil rights movement in the 1960s. State laws imposed segregation in public life throughout the South at that time and private businesses, such as hotels, restaurants...

Legislative digest - Feb. 18, 2015

Feb 18, 2015 10:49am

House committees have been hearing an increasing amount of proposed legislation as we now enter our sixth week of the regular session.

This week we began to address overcrowding in our state...

State Capitol in review - Feb. 18, 2015

Feb 18, 2015 10:49am

In each regular session the legislature may refer up to three proposed constitutional amendments to voters.

This year 27 proposals were filed in the House of Representatives and 15 were...

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