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Learning from historic milestones

Subscriber onlyIn 1973 the city of Corning, Ark., turned 100 years old. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

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Reunion lessons

Subscriber onlyThe Siloam Springs High School graduates from 1964 through 1979 held a glorious reunion this past weekend at Camp Siloam, formerly known as Arkansas Baptist Assembly. The attendance was amazing, a good dinner was consumed, and several bands got together to rock 'n roll once again. I'm glad my wife and I attended. I spent most of Sunday morning trying to understand why. Continue reading...

'Stagnant funding' stymies solutions for troubled youths

Subscriber onlyThe much anticipated 2017 Arkansas Division of Youth Services report grabbed some headlines last week. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

Subscriber onlyThe art of the deal Continue reading...

Senator upset at 'grades,' 'rankings' from right-wing sites

Subscriber onlyToday's column is one that has needed to be written for some time. Continue reading...

Autonomy in Life

Subscriber onlyYears ago I heard that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) found out that astronauts in space needed room in their work schedule for play or for absolutely nothing at all. Continue reading...

10 Years Ago: Tiger wins Arvest Bank's art contest

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Faith as a force

Subscriber onlyIt always amazes me to run into folks who trust in make-believe and nonsense. I mean, how can they be so misguided? If you listen to them discuss what they believe, you wonder if they ever went to school. You question if they're able to think for themselves. You wonder who it is that has been thinking for them all these years, fellow airheads? At best, they have slogans for theology, bumper-sticker beliefs, or shallow examined creeds. They believe it! Why? Because they believe it! They substitute their opinions and feelings for solid beliefs. Their thoughts started as soft as as cotton candy, yet over time, these airy notions got fixed in their mind like solid cement--thoroughly mixed up and firmly set. Sadly, not grounded, not real; of no help. Continue reading...