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Steve Brawner: Why Supreme Court races matter: Lake View

Feb 09, 2016 7:34am

How important are the two Arkansas Supreme Court races on your ballot March 1? Two words provide the answer: “Lake View.”

In a case that drug out over 15 years, the Lake View school district...

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Editorial: Rx for better health: Follow your doctor’s orders

Nov 30, 2015 3:19pm

You probably won’t be surprised by the news that having one heart attack leaves people more likely to have another, or that people don’t always make the lifestyle changes that could prevent or...

Brenda Miles: Twice Upon a Christmas, Part I; A hectic day, a chance encounter

Nov 29, 2015 12:05pm

Editor’s note: Brenda Miles, the award winning columnist and writer from Hot Springs Village, has written a Christmas serial that begins this week. The four-part serial, titled “Twice Upon a...

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,...

Lee Hamilton: Washington’s latest deal: Little cause for celebration

Nov 16, 2015 3:05pm

You can understand why President Obama and congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle sought to cast their end-of-October budget deal in the best possible light. They avoided a potentially...

Editorial: Smoking down, healthy living up

Nov 16, 2015 3:02pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had two pieces of excellent news last week: Only about 17 percent of American adults smoke cigarettes, and those smokers are smoking less — on...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Working Group on Highways sends proposals to governor

Nov 03, 2015 8:21am

The Governor’s Working Group on Highway Funding has issued its preliminary recommendations, and it’s safe to say that the 20-member task force didn’t find any magic solution for more highway...

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...