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View from the bottom rung - Jan. 10, 2015

Jan 10, 2015 5:06am

The report is out on the CIA’s intelligence gathering methods in the aftermath of 9/11, a controversial program which attempted to gain timely information from captured terrorists, of other...

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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...

Letter: Save senior center

Apr 16, 2014 9:57am

I recently learned that attendance was down at the Senior Citizens Center in Cedarville and it may be closed.

It was at...

State Capitol in review - April 9, 2014

Apr 09, 2014 10:00am

Last Thursday, $54.3 million in state aid was authorized to go for building projects in 54 Arkansas school districts. The new funding puts the state well over the $1 billion mark in state money...

Letter: Harlem Ambassadors thank community

Apr 09, 2014 9:59am

On March 6, the Crawford County Optimist Club, Kiwanis of Van Buren and Alma Rotary Club hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks,...

From the governor - April 9, 2014

Apr 09, 2014 9:58am

We marked the one-year anniversary lst week of the detrimental Pegasus pipeline breach in Mayflower. The pipeline, owned by a subsidiary of Exxon-Mobil, ruptured and spilled more than 200,000...

View from the bottom rung - April 5, 2014

Apr 05, 2014 4:06am

For years now philosophers and historians have warned that the American experiment has reached its apogee – that the great and shining “City on the Hill” has grown jaded and old and that as...

Another perspective - March 29, 2014

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am

“Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.” Horace Mann is recognized as the “Father of...

State Capitol in review - April 2, 2014

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am

Arkansas Board of Education approved waivers for 75 school districts that had canceled classes because of snow and ice. The state requires 178 days of instruction but the waivers could limit the...

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