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Letters to the Editor

Apr 18, 2014 2:55pm

Dear Editor:

Sometimes at least one or more people have to speak out. I’m one speaking out and I will keep speaking until some things are at least partially fixed.

The Fairfield Bay...

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Mar 26, 2014 5:30pm

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Random Ramblings Conversation really is an art

Jul 10, 2013 11:49pm

The art of conversation.

What exactly does this mean? Some people have the knack of knowing what to say when you really don’t know, or can’t think of anything to say. These people know just...

Fair Marketplace Tax not a new tax

Jun 27, 2013 12:20am

Shoppers walk into a local store somewhere in Arkansas and pick out a TV. For argument’s sake, let’s say the TV costs $2,000. Add sales tax and the TV may cost $2,130, or more. The shopper goes...

Letters to the Editor

Jun 27, 2013 12:11am

Dear Editor:

Saving the life of a precious dog or cat, in my opinion, is a heroic act that cannot be ignored. Being an advocate for pets will win the hearts of many, and any good politician...

Attack ads used because they work

Jun 27, 2013 12:10am

If you’ve turned on the television lately, you’ve probably noticed that negative ads for next year’s Senate race have already begun airing.

We can look forward to 17 months of this....

Oil companies flaunt state law

Jun 19, 2013 12:18am

By Roy Ockert

Most disturbing of the many allegations in a lawsuit filed jointly last week by Arkansas and the federal government in the Mayflower pipeline rupture is that the oil companies...

Letter to Editor

Jun 13, 2013 1:32am

Dear Editor:

Matthew Pate’s article “War and peace, but in brief” published in the Van Buren County Democrat June 5, 2013 edition is an example of a leftest disinformation piece.

Here...

Other Voices Fracking: First do no harm

Jun 06, 2013 10:08am

Our country is addicted to oil and gas. In recent years the technique of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, has gotten greater attention, both positive and negative. It is a Trojan...

Other Voices War and peace in brief

Jun 06, 2013 10:08am

It may surprise some of my more conservative readers, but I couldn’t be more indifferent about the fate of pending gun control legislation now before Congress. My indifference comes from a couple...

Random Ramblings It is in the giving that we receive

Jun 06, 2013 10:08am

Volunteers are the backbone of our community. There are volunteer firefighters, hospital volunteers, volunteers in religious and civic groups, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4H clubs, volunteers at...

Opening up the primaries

May 30, 2013 4:07am

Opening up the primaries

Just two weeks ago, Republican House Speaker Davy Carter was considered to be a top prospect to replace incumbent Gov. Mike Beebe, a term-limited Democrat.

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