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View from the bottom rung - Feb. 6, 2016

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

A few weeks ago I wrote an article which I titled the “Liars Club” about the pervading dishonesty of politics up at Washington, D.C., especially that of the Obama Administration over the last...

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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...

View from the bottom rung - Nov. 1, 2014

Nov 03, 2014 10:50am

Ever feel like the hounds of hell are nipping at your heels? No? Well wait a minute son, it’s bound to happen ere the tides of life cease to ebb and flow. Somewhere at some time on the trail ya’ll...

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...

Legislative digest - Oct. 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

We have heard from many of you this week voicing concerns and asking questions about what our state is doing to protect the public from the Ebola virus. We want to take this week to pass along the...

View from the bottom rung - Oct. 18, 2014

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

Autumn 2014: My eighth year in Arkansas after 55 years in the once great State of California. I say “once great state” because, measured from the economic downturns of the 1930s California was the...

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