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Editorial: Plan to be good to yourself

Nov 23, 2015 4:52pm

It’s that time of year again — surely you noticed.

It is the season of thanks and giving, of merry and Christmas, of street lights red and green — and of overspending, overeating,...

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Lee Hamilton: Congress’s problems are deep-seated but fixable

Oct 28, 2015 9:40am

A lot of ink is being spilled about the speakership drama in the U.S. House, the demands by members of the conservative Freedom Caucus, and the turmoil besetting the Republicans who run Capitol...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Actions of lawmakers reflect badly on state

Oct 26, 2015 10:05pm

Arkansas legislators are having trouble doing the right thing, and they’re paying for it in bad publicity, if not legal trouble. Three of them made headlines last week, one with a national...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Let education standards go forward as ‘Asa Core’

Oct 20, 2015 2:19pm

Name that core.

That’s the main recommendation Gov. Asa Hutchinson has offered to the state Board of Education after four months of study by the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review....

Dr. Kenneth Bridges: Kountz led the way in kidney transplants

Oct 13, 2015 9:25am

He was a pioneer in many ways, and his work helped change the face of medicine forever, but Dr. Samuel L. Kountz Jr., never became a household name. In addition to becoming one of the first...

Bob Moos: Time again to check your Medicare health and drug plans

Oct 06, 2015 10:34am

Now’s the time for Arkansas residents with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2016. Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7.

Even if you...

Steve Brawner: Congress scoring an “F” in finances

Oct 06, 2015 10:16am

This might only be early October, but for Congress, the fiscal year ended Sept. 30. If it were a school year, what kind of grade should Congress receive?

In math, probably an F.


Dr. Kenneth Bridges McDermott an aviation pioneer

Oct 06, 2015 10:14am

Sharp minds and courageous souls are the ones who ever dare to change the world. Such was the case with Charles M. McDermott. While his remarkable career already would have had a significant...

Matthew Pate: Herbie: No love just bugs

Oct 06, 2015 10:11am

As many readers are doubtless aware, the automaker, Volkswagen, has come under fire for allegedly including a software switch that allowed heavily polluting vehicles to circumvent emissions...

Steve Brawner: Free Market requires a moral code

Sep 29, 2015 11:44am

Life, the pope is telling us, is about more than the bottom line. This past week has given two examples of why people should listen to his big economic message even if they disagree with some of...

Steve Barnes: Talking politics at lunchtime

Sep 22, 2015 8:11am

I like his attitude, his ‘tude. But he takes it over the cliff.”

This was our stockbroker friend, the investment counselor, and he was replying to a tease from one of the Democrats at our...