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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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Roy Ockert Jr.: Arkansas takes next steps to carry out death sentences

Aug 18, 2015 11:27am

With a new attorney general who bragged in her campaign about being a gun-toting woman, we had reason to expect that Arkansas might gear up its efforts to administer capital punishment to those...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Student debt should be topic for presidential candidates

Aug 11, 2015 8:23am

While the first “debates” featuring the 17 Republican presidential candidates produced lots of fire and smoke, nothing much of substance came out of the.

The 2-hour main event on Fox News...

Steve Barnes: Time for yet another ‘upgrade’

Aug 11, 2015 8:22am

Annals of the cyber-age, cont.

The news release from state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge had just arrived, by e-mail, naturally, and she was, naturally, outraged by President Obama’s...

Lee Hamilton: This time was supposed to be different

Aug 05, 2015 11:46am

The most important function Congress serves is to debate and pass the federal budget. I know— it also levies taxes, imposes or relaxes regulations, and once in a while nudges our social, economic...

Steve Barnes: Rhetoric helping both parties’ major candidates

Aug 04, 2015 10:14am

I swear, if I was a Democrat running for president I would divert as much of my campaign treasury as I could to Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Arkansas’s own Mike Huckabee. If I was any Democrat...

Nate Strauch: Losing our grip on America

Jul 29, 2015 12:24pm

I read somewhere, once upon a time, an adage about wealthy families that goes something like this: The first generation makes the money, the second generation maintains it and the third generation...

Steve Barnes: Traveling for pleasure isn’t always pleasurable

Jul 27, 2015 6:52pm

For two reasons I’ll not identify the airline: one, because I don’t want to be accused of using this space for purely personal gripes; two, I’m still negotiating with the carrier in mention,...

Steve Brawner: Impact of Greece on global economy

Jul 21, 2015 10:57am

Remember the bank run scene in the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”? George and Mary are traveling to their honeymoon when they see a crowd gathering outside the bank. George runs to the Bailey Bros...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Gun-free zones at military facilities gave advantage to killer

Jul 21, 2015 10:56am

Two of the most haunting images related to Thursday’s murder of military personnel in Chattanooga, Tenn., illustrated the jarring fact that the victims had no way to defend themselves.



Jul 21, 2015 10:04am

Dear Editor,

My name is Emily Welch and I’m the founder and designer behind Magnolia Creative Co. As an independent artist and business owner I wanted to write to you about a situation I’m...