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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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Letter: Ruth Whitaker blessing for area

Dec 24, 2014 9:47am

At this time of the year, we all stop to count our blessings and I am thankful for everything that my life has been blessed with. But, a few weeks ago, the...

State Capitol in review - Dec. 24, 2014

Dec 24, 2014 9:45am

First, I want to wish all of you a very happy, safe and blessed Christmas.

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson selected State Rep. Allen Kerr as the next state insurance commissioner and Brig. Gen....

State Capitol in review - Dec. 17, 2014

Dec 17, 2014 11:28am

A new federal grant will provide $15 million each of the next four years to expand the Arkansas Better Chance Program, aimed at providing pre-K schooling for more children. The money will allow an...

View from the bottom rung - Dec. 13, 2014

Dec 13, 2014 4:24pm

Another year done gone, this column “View from the Bottom Rung” has been running awhile now and it never ceases to amaze how it got here. Granted, others may also hold the same opinion but from a...

State Capitol in review - Dec. 3, 2014

Dec 03, 2014 11:02am

A federal judge ruled last week that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. However, the court stayed its decision awaiting appeal that is before the Arkansas Supreme Court....

Letter: Thanks for road

Dec 03, 2014 11:01am

The trustees of the Lipscomb-Nelson Cemetery, Mary Kelly, Cindy Jones and Tom Kelly, want to thank Crawford County Judge John Hall and the Crawford County Road Department crew for supplying gravel...

View from the bottom rung - Nov. 29, 2014

Nov 29, 2014 10:14pm

Nov. 11, 2014:

As an unseasonably cold draft sweeps southward from the Arctic cooling the hot ash-fall from recent political eruptions, global warming again heats up the debate moving in to...

Letter: Thanks from Morrison family

Nov 22, 2014 4:45pm

We wish to thank the many people who stood by us through the illness of Mildred Morrison with prayers and encouragement.


State Capitol in review - Nov. 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014 10:29am

Lawmakers and Department of Correction officials signed off on a new set of rules to reduce overcrowding and the number of paroled inmates who get in trouble and return to prison.

One new...

Legislative digest - Nov. 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014 10:27am

This year is one of those where we are set to review more than just one budget proposal. Arkansas law requires the governor to submit a balanced budget proposal to the General Assembly before...

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