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State Capitol in review

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

The Arkansas Supreme Court weighed in on two voters’ issues last week. The court struck down the voter ID law that was put into place by the legislature.

Also, the justices ruled that voters...

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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 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...

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.

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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...

Thank you to sheriff’s department

May 15, 2014 10:37am

In the last few weeks while attending the Crawford County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy, I have learned how fortunate the citizens of Crawford County Arkansas are; we have a fantastic sheriffs’s...

State Capitol in review - May 14, 2014

May 15, 2014 10:37am

The Quality Digital Learning Study Committee recommended last week that the state run a centralized broadband network to provide Internet service to schools around the state.

The committee...

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