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Update from the county judge

Sep 03, 2015 5:30pm

We have just completed eight months and have only four months left in 2015. I would like to bring you up-to-date on the roads, some happenings in the county, and about upcoming events.


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Other Voices Worse than a Kreelon invasion

Apr 24, 2013 6:03pm

In the 1997 sci-fi comedy “Men in Black,” Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) tells his partner, Agent J (Will Smith), an important thing about humanity: “A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky,...

House Call

Apr 24, 2013 6:11pm

Q: Is there a difference between being sensitive to gluten and having celiac disease?

A: Gluten is a substance found in cereal grains, especially wheat. It gives dough its elastic texture....

Other Voices Pipeline furthers energy pipedream

Apr 10, 2013 6:02am

We’ve been down this road a hundred times. Even so, distorted facts gushing from lobbyists ensure we’ll be here again.

As has been widely reported, residents of the tiny town of Mayflower...

Other Voices County judge reports road progress

Apr 10, 2013 6:02am

The County Road Department is off to a fast start in 2013. Following is this years goals followed by the last 12 weeks YTD totals:

Tons of gravel — 160,000 tons, 46,722 tons

4”+ gravel...

Other Voices Don’t pass a law unless it’s needed

Apr 03, 2013 6:01am

State legislators generally do a good job of considering the issues, and I’m not one who bashes them. But we’ve reached the point in the session when I am looking forward to them going home....

Building a bridge to Rwanda

Mar 19, 2013 4:01pm

Some men change careers when they turn 50. Some buy fancy sports cars. Some chase younger women.

Dale Dawson decided to adopt. A country. And he’s been joined by other prominent Arkansans....

Other Voices — Arkansas: Land of opportunists

Mar 19, 2013 3:59pm

It would be hard to overstate my love of Arkansas. My colleagues in New York can certainly attest to the fact that I hardly shut up about it. I am lucky to live here.

Like most Southern...

Parental choice, race play into school debate

Feb 21, 2013 3:00pm

Should parents in Arkansas be able to choose what schools their children attend without restriction? If so, would that result in racial resegregation in parts of the state, with mostly white...

Other Voices — Enough violence to go around

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 3:01pm

It was rather disheartening to learn that 22 U. S. senators voted against renewing the Violence Against Women Act. The logic of their position flows from a contention that VAWA constitutes an...

Other Voices System fails to detect mentally ill

Feb 14, 2013 7:48am

First District Congressman Rick Crawford makes no sense when he opposes expanded background checks for people who purchase firearms while at the same time contending that we should strengthen the...

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