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<p>Columnist Neal Moore</p>

Moore on Maumelle

Updated: Aug 16, 2012 6:47pm

The new editor of the Maumelle Monitor asked me to write a regular column. Get this straight; I don’t get paid, so you get what you pay for. I’ve known Bill Lawson for several years and as any...

<p>Anne Russ</p>

If you choose hate, please educate

Updated: Aug 13, 2012 2:42pm

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Parents, the role they play in a child’s life

Aug 06, 2012 10:29am

It has been a week of sports and musical theater in my household. Our family has been watching the Olympics on television every night, while during the day our daughter rehearsed for The Rep’s...

Not enough money for too much road

Aug 06, 2012 6:00am

It doesn’t feel like it, but Americans have been paying less and less of one particular tax since 1993, and that trend will continue in the coming years. Members of Congress know they need to...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Though blind, she sees a lot

Jul 31, 2012 2:53pm

There are times when, from her position as the governor’s special assistant for constituent affairs, that Barbara Duncan asks this question of callers who are seeking help: “Are you totally and...

<p>Roby Brock</p>

Arkansas jobless rate falls as labor force shrinks

Jul 31, 2012 1:55pm

Arkansas’ jobless rate fell in June to 7.2 percent as more workers exited the labor force and unemployment rolls. The 7.2 percent June unemployment rate was one-tenth of a percent lower than May...

Penn State to join schools struggling to afford athletics

Jul 31, 2012 5:00am

Bigtime collegiate athletic programs are on a collision course with reality, and the Penn State scandal will severely test one of the biggest money-makers.

The reality is that even the most...

AEDC director: For economic recruiting, ‘Cash is king’

Jul 24, 2012 10:49am

Arkansas Economic Development Commission Director Grant Tennille told state lawmakers that “cash is king” over any other economic incentive or tax policy. Tennille was giving a review of state...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Dr. Miller’s health care reform

Jul 22, 2012 6:00am

Dr. Mark Miller has not fixed the country’s health care system from his solo family practice in Fayetteville. But he may have come up with part of the solution.

For the past 18 months, he’s...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Good job on highways, Congress

Jul 20, 2012 6:00am

Columnists like me don’t hesitate to write when we think Congress has done a bad job, and we have plenty of opportunities to do so. On June 29, however, Congress passed a pretty good highway bill...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Could votes shut Oaklawn and Southland casinos?

Jul 17, 2012 3:18pm

If voters allow a group to build gambling operations in four counties, could that legally put Oaklawn Park and Southland Park out of the casino business? According to a spokesman for the attorney...

<p>Anne Russ</p>

Olympics brings my time as sports fan

Jul 17, 2012 11:00am

It’s almost here. Every two years, I get to be normal. Once every two years for about two weeks, I become a sports fan. It’s almost time for the Olympic Games.

When my husband — a fan of the...