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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...

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View from the bottom rung - May 31, 2014

May 31, 2014 4:05am

Don’t ya just love the way cocky little Tommy Vietor addressed Fox News anchor, investigative journalist and interviewer Bret Bair? Called him “dude” he did. “Hey dude that was two years ago.” Ah...

From the governor - May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014 11:19am

Since the founding of our democracy, the ideal of community service has been an integral part of our national character. As Thomas Jefferson said, “A debt of service is due from every man to his...

State Capitol in review - May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014 11:19am

The deadline for applying for Academic Challenge Scholarships is June 1, and the applications are available online at the website of the state Higher Education Department.

That address is:...

From the governor - May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014 10:02am

College costs have risen four times faster than the annual rate of inflation in recent decades. No one is more aware of this than today’s students and their parents. Sticker shock, mixed with the...

State Capitol in review - May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014 10:01am

The main news from last week in government was the campaigns, the Supreme Court ruling that voter IDs would be required for this election and the lower court judge ruling that the ban against same...

‘Private’ option surrenders state health care system control to federal government

May 17, 2014 12:51pm

Recently, the Arkansas Hospital Association ran an ad in this paper that made several false claims about the Arkansas Obamacare “private” option. We would like to set the record straight.


View from the bottom rung - May 17, 2014

May 17, 2014 12:41pm

A cynic might say “miracle of miracles, Ol Van attended church on Easter weekend!”

Let me explain how that happened. For six years the old outlaw was a hard riding member of a four piece...

Supports jail tax

May 17, 2014 12:40pm

This letter is to confirm that the Van Buren Police Officers Association Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 52 has voted to endorse the proposed tax to fund the new Crawford County Jail. We as a...

Disappointed with ruling

May 17, 2014 12:39pm

The Republican Women of Crawford County stand behind Amendment 83, which clearly states that “marriage consists only of the union of one man and one woman.” We are disappointed with the ruling...

Thankful for mercy

May 15, 2014 10:37am

Dear Heavenly Father,

Your love is so large it contains more than unending mercy. You care for us enough to call us Your children. When we wear Your garment of Christ, You intently listen to...

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