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Nate Strauch: Gays, Republicans and anchovy-flavored bacon

Apr 07, 2015 12:45pm

If the Republican Party were the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, it would have shown up for the Final Four in ice skates. If it were Apple, its iPods would feature Betamax...

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Editorial: Events demonstrate dangers of rehoming

Mar 10, 2015 11:37am

An outline of what happened has emerged, but the details remain murky.

State Rep. Justin Harris, R-West Fork, and his wife, Marsha, adopted young sisters and brought them into their home to...

Steve Barnes: Learning cursive

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

He signed it, Governor Hutchinson — possibly amused, perhaps a bit chagrined, though maybe in total agreement. Whichever, House Bill 1044 is now law.

Your kids are going to learn cursive...

Bob Moos, Southwest public affairs officer, U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare strengthens its rating system for nursing homes

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

You can now be more confident when looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one.

Medicare has just improved its Nursing Home Compare website so that the public can get a more...

Help older people cope with depression

Feb 23, 2015 7:09pm

Depression in older people can have serious health consequences and should be treated by mental health professionals.

“It is normal to sometimes feel subdued, reflective and sad in the face...

Kenneth Bridges: de Soto’s travels end in Arkansas

Feb 23, 2015 6:45pm

Part 2

Hernando de Soto was a veteran explorer of the New World by 1539. Based on his fortune, influence with the King of Spain, and his past successes in South America, he had amassed an...

Steve Barnes | The future of the private option

Feb 16, 2015 8:48pm

The gentleman from Gravette, Jim Hendren, who sits for District 2 in the Arkansas Senate, and who helped Gov. Asa Hutchinson, his uncle, persuade fellow Republicans in the General Assembly to...

Ken Bridges | de Soto’s drive across Arkansas was final one for famed explorer

Feb 16, 2015 4:21pm

Part 1

When Europe encountered the Americas, it ushered in an age of adventure and exploration. It also ushered in an age of warfare in the New World as the European powers sought to divide...

Steve Barnes | Honeymoon in Session

Feb 10, 2015 10:35am

Go back a couple weeks, to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s inaugural: the previous Republican governor, Mike Huckabee, observed to a reporter that every governor can expect a honeymoon. And then joked that...

UALR names Fall 2014 Chancellor’s List

Feb 09, 2015 4:04pm

UALR recognizes those students whose academic performances have been superior at the end of each semester and in which the following qualifications have been met: At least nine hours for credit...

Brenda Miles | I wanted heart-shaped cookies

Feb 03, 2015 11:34am

Part III

Dusk turned to dark early and the snow started to fall again. That night Daddy closed the store early, telling Mama he’d sold out of eggs, bread, milk and coal oil. No one was...

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