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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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View from the bottom rung - June 13, 2015

Jun 13, 2015 4:05am

Hitler: you’ve heard of him of course. He lived within the lifetime of your parents or grandparents and his name is still tossed about in hotly contested no holds barred politics, right up there...

State Capitol in review - June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015 9:42am

During the three-day special session the legislature enacted 12 bills. Some acts are duplicates because they began as identical versions of Senate or House bills.

Act 4 moves up the date of...

Legislative digest - June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015 9:41am

Every session the legislature explores ways to make our roads and highways a safer place for you and your family. Each year close to 500 people die on Arkansas roadways. So this week as many of...

Another perspective - June 6, 2015

Jun 06, 2015 4:05am

A child molester is defined as any older child or adult who touches a child, 13-years-of-age or younger, for his or her own sexual gratification. To meet the medically accepted definition of a...

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...

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