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Letter: Congregation thankful for pastor’s leadership

Jun 15, 2016 9:26am

When Pastor Robert R. Shelton decided to give up his traveling evangelism and put down some roots, he pastored a church at Branch until God sent him to us at First Baptist Church of Alma in May of...

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State Capitol in review - Sept. 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015 9:29am

The state education department, along with two major foundations, has released its recommendations to improve Arkansas schools over the long term.

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and the...

Another perspective - Sept. 12, 2015

Sep 12, 2015 4:06am

State Rep. Charlene Fite was the lead sponsor of legislation called, “The Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act.” This misleading Act alsowas supported by all the other area legislators and signed...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 9, 2015

Sep 09, 2015 9:40am

The state attorney general has asked the governor to set execution dates for eight convicted killers on death row, and a spokesman for the governor said that he intended to move quickly on the...

View from the bottom rung - Sept. 5, 2015

Sep 05, 2015 3:12pm

From a song I once writ whilst residing in a land far, far, away: (Add melancholy melody)

Did you ever see the Ozark colored with autumn

When grey squirrels are barking from the top of...

View from the bottom rung - Aug. 8, 2015

Aug 10, 2015 9:17am

Zest. For anyone who adheres to the philosophy “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” Zest is a brand name of a body soap manufactured by Proctor & Gamble. Like milk, it does a body good, only...

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...

State Capitol in review - July 29, 2015

Jul 29, 2015 4:05am

Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday on Saturday and Sunday.

Clothing and footwear that cost less than $100 per item will qualify for the exemption. Keep in mind that if you buy...

View from the bottom rung - July 25, 2015

Jul 25, 2015 4:05am

It’s an amazing thing. Mitt Romney’s bid for U.S. President in 2012 was undercut by Democratic charges of skullduggery which included racism and practicing capitalism (being a successful...

State Capitol in review - July 22, 2015

Jul 22, 2015 10:39am

When the state fiscal year ended on June 30, lottery scholarship revenue showed a decline for the third consecutive year.

Lottery ticket sales in Fiscal Year 2015 were $409.2 million. Most...

State Capitol in review - July 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015 9:28am

Arkansas churches and religious organizations will be invited by the governor to a conference in late August at which he will ask their help in meeting two urgent needs – recruiting additional...

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