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Thanks and Giving

Nov 24, 2015 2:47pm

I’d like to take a moment here and send a sign of respect to those who, with kids out of school and underfoot for the Thanksgiving season, do not have time to read this. (“...

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Other Voices Responding to Darr and Shoffner

Jan 15, 2014 6:41pm

Arkansas has seven constitutional officers: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor and land commissioner. In the past year, two of them, first...

Other Voices War Memorial needs a Natural State Bowl

Jan 15, 2014 6:42pm

With the Arkansas Razorbacks out of the bowl picture again, I’ve turned to the Arkansas State Red Wolves for my home state bowl fix the past two years. They did not disappoint with a thrilling win...

Other Voices 50 years of committed journey

Jan 15, 2014 6:43pm

My parents just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. In a world that coined the term “starter marriage,” such accomplishments are all too rare.

While I have an obvious bias, I believe...

Spray painting de Tocqueville

Jan 01, 2014 6:02am

The Internet has been described as a kind of “great equalizer” in that it holds the power to give otherwise voiceless masses a platform for public opinion.

I tend to regard this sentiment...

Toward a less angry America

Jan 01, 2014 6:02am

There’s a verse, Proverbs 22:24, that says in the King James Bible, “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go.”

The verse is both a warning and a...

Other Voices Raising taxes on pastors

Dec 18, 2013 5:46pm

Many pastors across the country are paying attention to a federal court case in Wisconsin that could have a big impact on their taxes.

Last month, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled...

Putting off the hard choices, again

Dec 18, 2013 5:45pm

Republicans and Democrats fight about a lot of things, but one thing they agree about: When in doubt, put off the hard choices.

If the $17 trillion national debt wasn’t proof enough of this...

Other Voices Removing some waste from college

Dec 11, 2013 4:51pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks lost to both Mississippi schools this year in football, but at least the state leads in another, more important area: the number of adults age 25-64 with college degrees....

Other Voices In campaigns, past votes never forgotten

Dec 11, 2013 4:52pm

When former lawmakers run for office, they can expect their legislative records to be examined with a fine-toothed comb. Votes they may have long since forgotten can unwittingly become the...

Letter to the Editor Keeping chaos at bay

Dec 04, 2013 4:12pm

On Nov. 12, the Shirley School cafeteria had a smoke incident that resulted from a burned plastic component in one of the ceiling lights. The smoke and consequent water system activation resulted...

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