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State Capitol in review - July 27, 2016

Jul 27, 2016 9:57am

By the end of the current fiscal year Arkansas will be one of only three states in the country in which every public school will have access to high speed broadband Internet connections.

The...

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State Capitol in review - Sept. 23, 2015

Sep 23, 2015 9:30am

There have been numerous reports of good news across Arkansas in the past few weeks. Enrollment is going up at college campuses and universities.

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville...

View from the bottom rung - Sept. 19, 2015

Sep 21, 2015 8:50am

You may not have noticed but certainly it must have come to the attention of Mr. Kenneth Fry, Editor of the Press Argus-Courier: The, “View From The Bottom Rung” column, which has run for some...

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...

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