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Matthew Pate: Heed the rule, not the exception

Apr 15, 2015 8:26am

If you’ve seen the video from Charleston, South Carolina, where police officer Michael Slager appears to gun down Walter Scott, an unarmed fleeing suspect, you can’t help but be a little sickened...

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Baptists vote shows break from the past

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 2:23pm

Two men made the news this week, both of whom said the right thing when it mattered most: one after being in the wrong place at the wrong time, one while being in the right place at the right time...

<p>Harry King</p>

A lot of talk to fill radio air

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 1:16pm

LITTLE ROCK — The summer lull in Arkansas sports is in full bloom. The next Razorback football coach has been done to death. It will be more than a month before some anticipated freshman football...

Color can be key to crappie jig success

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 12:54pm

Hang around a crappie fisherman or two for just a little while and the subject of jig colors will arise.

What is the best crappie jig color? What color catches the biggest crappie? What...

Patience not easy in world of instant results

Jun 29, 2012 11:17pm

Every year a pop song is dubbed the hit of the summer. This year, it seems to be that catchy (annoying?) tune by Carly Ray Jepson, “Call Me Maybe.” The song has been showcased by everyone from NPR...

<p>Sarah Brady Stack</p>

No excuse for missing Mother’s Day

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 1:55pm

Lately, I’ve been a horrible daughter. I missed Mother’s Day. I didn’t do anything for my mother to commemorate the occasion. I slacked on my daughterly duties because I was tired from having...

<p>Roy Ockert</p>

Choice ruling leaves districts with dilemma

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 1:55pm

Federal judge’s ruling on school choice leaves superintendents with dilemma

A federal judge’s ruling has left school superintendents all over Arkansas with a dilemma involving more than 15,...

<p>Steve Brawner</p>

Happy Dad’s Day to those who qualify

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 1:55pm

Occasionally, this column is about great men. Today, it’s about good men.

The older I have grown, the more I have appreciated the difference. Being great is about achievement, while being...

Jubilee bus helped win the Buffalo River battle

Jun 29, 2012 9:00pm

The landmark successful battle to preserve north Arkansas’ Buffalo River as a free-flowing stream came about through many people’s efforts.

Some are well known, like Dr. Neil Compton’s...

Like it or not, Barton it is for 2013

Jun 29, 2012 8:36pm

By now you have most likely heard that the state high school basketball finals will be played at Little Rock’s Barton Coliseum in March.

You also likely have seen, heard or read of the shock...

Toss on a match and put a fire on charcoal jerseys

Jun 29, 2012 8:19pm

LITTLE ROCK — Rumors about the 2012 line for the fashionably dressed Razorback football player turned out to be false.

Black is not part of the ensemble, shooting down the speculation that...