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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...

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State Capitol in review - May 7, 2014

May 07, 2014 4:07am

The Arkansas Supreme Court granted a temporary stay last week on a circuit judge’s ruling that the law requiring voters to show an ID for their ballots to count was unconstitutional. The stay...

View from the bottom rung - May 3, 2014

May 03, 2014 5:05am

If you grew up on the land, ever made a living from it, ever experienced the pure unadulterated feeling of freedom one gets from living in the wide open breezes in your face spaces, chances are...

State Capitol in review - April 30, 2014

Apr 30, 2014 9:54am

The Arkansas Legislative Council last week voted to use $2 million in the state’s “rainy day” funds to offer nearly two-thirds more Governor’s Distinguished Scholarships to eligible students. The...

Thanks to volunteers, participants

Apr 30, 2014 9:54am

As a friend and longtime coworker of Steve Gann, I want to thank everyone who was a part of the 5k run and chili supper fundraisers on Saturday, April 12.

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Another perspective - April 26, 2014

Apr 26, 2014 4:06am

Michelle Rhee, the superstar of education reform, is a total fraud. Yes, the same woman who was the heroine of “Waiting for Superman;” who has graced the covers of Time and Newsweek magazines; who...

State Capitol in review - April 23, 2014

Apr 23, 2014 9:20am

Arkansas highway officials have announced that they will rename a section of Interstate 540 and U.S. 71 in western Arkansas as I-49. This is a stretch of highway between Alma and Bella Vista.

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From the governor - April 23, 2014

Apr 23, 2014 9:19am

Throughout my time as governor, we have seen many twists and turns in the national economy that have made their impact known in Arkansas. Throughout both the tumultuous and brighter times, I have...

View from the bottom rung - April 19, 2014

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

Why can’t I be like other people? Other people are out there on the great boulevard of life doing what people are bound by sane order to do whilst sits I here skulking in this secret fortification...

State Capitol in review

Apr 16, 2014 10:00am

Absentee voters will get a grace period in which they can present election officials with a copy of their photo ID under a new rule approved by the Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners....

Letter: Thanks to volunteers

Apr 16, 2014 9:59am

The 11th annual River City Rumble high school softball tournament was held on April 4-5 at the Field of Dreams in Van Buren. It takes many hours of hard work to...

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