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Boozman to launch agriculture tour

Aug 18, 2015 10:15am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., said Monday he will use the Senate’s August recess for his fifth annual agriculture tour of Arkansas.

Boozman, who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee...

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Ken Bridges | Arkansas Methodists play key role in orphanage

Nov 24, 2014 2:13pm

In the wild pioneer days of Arkansas in the late 1800s, tragedy was common and families could easily be torn apart by a sudden twist of fate. The most vulnerable in society, the children, were so...

Sherman Frederick | Liberals cringe as Obamacare architect caught telling truth

Nov 19, 2014 11:35am

For those who would like to see Obamacare scrapped and replaced — which is most Americans, according to the latest polling — Jonathan Gruber is the gift that keeps on giving.

For President...

Steve Barnes | Crimson Tide rolls in election

Nov 10, 2014 7:17pm

November 4, 2014, will be remembered as the worst night for Democrats in Arkansas since President Lincoln decided to humor his wife with an evening at the theater, which brought about a...

Ken Bridges | Herman Davis remembered

Nov 10, 2014 7:15pm

Herman Davis went from deep poverty in a remote corner of Arkansas and became the most decorated Arkansan of World War I. He was born just outside what is now Manila in Mississippi County in 1888...

Ken Bridges | Think this election was bad? Gaze upon 1872

Nov 04, 2014 5:00am

Many elections have been accused of being the dirtiest and most negative in state history, but none can top the disaster of the 1872 election, which tore the state apart.

By the early 1870s...

AEDC chief says microbreweries aid a city’s ‘cool’ factor

Nov 03, 2014 5:42pm

FORT SMITH — Arkansas craft beer is in a favorable position with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Creation of manufacturing jobs and improving the state’s “quality of place”...

Ken Bridges | Pryor challenged by mother on hursing homes

Oct 20, 2014 3:19pm

“What are you going to do about it?” implored a mother to her son one day. The year was 1969, and US Rep. David Pryor was being confronted by his mother about a serious problem facing an aunt in a...

Clinton returns to rally for Democrats

Oct 15, 2014 12:58pm

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will return to Arkansas for three days of campaign rallies starting Friday to once again urge voters to turn out for Democrats in the mid-term election.

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Nate Strauch | Who’s ruling?

Oct 15, 2014 12:52pm

Congress was not in session on Monday, October 6, 2014. No bills were passed. No votes lodged. No floor speeches speechified. Most of our elected representatives weren’t even in Washington, in...

Sherman Frederick | Ouch, Mr. President, these barbs will sting

Oct 15, 2014 12:53pm

Somewhere within the faculty lounge environs otherwise known as the Obama White House, a starry-eyed Obamatron puts down his pumpkin spice latte and says: “Dude, with friends like old man Panetta...