Editorial

  • The State of Arkansas

    By Gov. Asa Hutchinson This spring, severe rainstorms dumped so much rain that we saw devastating floods across Arkansas. Now, as we come to the end of autumn, we have just...

  • State Capitol Week in Review

    From State Senator Jimmy Hickey Jr. Since its creation in 2005, the state’s program to pay for school facilities has paid local school districts more than $930 million and committed to...

  • Legislative Update

    From State Rep. DeAnn Vaught During the most recent legislative session, we passed a law allowing the Highway Commission to increase speed limits on specific highways upon an engineering and traffic...

  • It’s Like This

    Power play By Bob Palmer “When the captain made me Acting Jack, I never touched another wrench,” Sgt. Liam Shawnessy told me one afternoon as we chatted over cups of instant...

  • Moore Thoughts

    Old News By John Moore Person 1: “Hey. Remember me? You were in my class.” Person 2: “No, I’m sorry. I’m afraid I don’t. What did you teach?” As we get...

  • The State of Arkansas

    By Gov. Asa Hutchinson With sweet-potato-casserole season upon us, this is a good time to consider the significant economic impact of the sweet potato on Arkansas. I saw sweet-potato production in...

  • State Capitol Week in Review

    From State Senator Jimmy Hickey Jr. State-supported universities in Arkansas spent $176 million on athletics last year, a 6.3 percent increase over the previous year. Two-year colleges spent $600,000. About 72...

  • Legislative Update

    From State Representative DeAnn Vaught Currently, there are 375 children in Arkansas waiting to find a permanent family. November is National Adoption Month, an initiative designed to bring attention to the need...

  • It’s Like This

    A click away from disaster By Bob Palmer Doctor, I need help. I think my wife wants a Christmas sweater for Christmas. I know. I know. It’s the ultimate cliché. A...

  • Moore Thoughts

    Bowled Over By John Moore We were watching one of my wife’s favorite cooking shows when she noticed a set of colored bowls the woman on the television was using. “My...

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