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Mar 26, 2014 5:03pm

Dear Editor:

You people have an ongoing problem with the juveniles in town riding skateboards and scooters on the sidewalk and in the street. The police have informed me there is no city...

Other Voices New law creates barrier for independent candidates

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

Coming soon to your ballot: not very many independents. That’s not unusual because it’s hard to run as an independent, and they rarely win. But this year there will be even fewer than in the last...

Other Voices Justice bound, gagged and bought

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

As a criminologist, I have seen time and again that the process one is due and the justice one is accorded depend largely on one’s bank account.

Nowhere is this point more clear than in a...

Other Voices 5 things parents don’t mean to teach their kids

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

Parents do the best they can to raise you with the tools they have. Many parents would be shocked to know that their children were little sponges, soaking up every word and action and interpreting...

Other Voices The cost of raising minimum wage

Mar 12, 2014 7:03pm

One policy initiative President Barack Obama highlighted in his State of the Union is to increase the federal minimum wage. A fellow Democrat, our own Sen. Mark Pryor, is not echoing Obama’s...

Letter to the Editor

Mar 12, 2014 7:03pm

The Bee Branch Water Association (BBWA) is strongly opposed to the City of Clinton’s proposed 2% increase in water rates for the next five years for the following reasons:

BBWA has received...

Other Voices Private Option faces shaky November

Mar 12, 2014 7:03pm

Almost 130,000 Arkansans have been approved for health insurance coverage under the private option, but whether it survives another year depends on three other sets of numbers: 75, 27, and 11-4....

Letter to the Editor

Mar 05, 2014 7:03pm

Dear Editor:

There is a plaque over the grounds of the United States Naval Academy which quotes a famous poet. It says, “There is nothing so terrifying as ignorance in action.” There was a...

Letters to the Editor

Feb 26, 2014 6:02pm

Dear Editor:

At the 2/17/2014 meeting of the Clinton City Council it was announced that the part-time job at the baseball field for the concession stand was filled with a starting salary of...

Sitting at the Alzheimer roundtable

Feb 26, 2014 6:02pm

The 19th century poet and cultural critic Matthew Arnold once observed, “Culture, then, is a study of perfection, and perfection which insists on becoming something rather than in having something...

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