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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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Walgreens to acquire Pine Bluff-based USA drug

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:59pm

Walgreen Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase USA Drug Stores, a regional drugstore chain in the mid-South owned by Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and...

Gambling proposals should get attention of state chamber

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:58pm

Various organizations have been waging campaigns over the past few months to refer proposals to expand gambling in Arkansas significantly, to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, to take tax...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Sheriff Taylor: Imaginary character, real values

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:45pm

If Sheriff Andy Taylor were to knock on my front door along with Opie and Barney Fife, I probably would invite them all into my living room and offer them a glass of tea.

So real are they to...

ACA is here; we should start work on healing nation

Jul 04, 2012 5:28pm

I am no policy geek, and I’m certainly no policy guru, so I will not go into the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the individual mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act....

Deer cause issues in small towns

Jul 04, 2012 5:12pm

Deer, the favorite game animal and target for hundreds of thousands Arkansans, can be a nuisance and a danger for motorists, especially in municipalities. Several Arkansas communities have turned...

Advice from cousin Gage on how to spend my Fourth of July in NYC

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:53pm

Days before this Fourth of July, I realized that I had not made any plans to commemorate our country’s independence and, even worse, I had no idea of what I was going to do to rectify the problem...

Ruling on health care law to have impact on millions of Americans

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:47pm

In a historic decision anticipated for months and impacting hundreds of millions of Americans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday, June 28, that the individual mandate – the cornerstone of the...

Thinking of health care

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:35pm

The Supreme Court has ruled the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, and of course everybody knows if that’s good or bad.

I wish I had that kind of certainty about how to rearrange...

Why I’m pro-nun in this conflict

Updated: Jul 05, 2012 2:00pm

Why I’m pro-nun in this conflict

Sister Louise Kearns joined the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1959. In 1969, she and her fellow sisters ditched the convent and moved into the D Street...

Some old wildlife disappears but new variteties arrive

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 3:38pm

Arkansas has wildlife varieties — animals, birds and fish — today that weren’t around a hundred years ago. And we are missing some species today that were here in 1912.

Nature is full of...