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Quotable quotes: Legislature is full to overflowing

Subscriber onlyOnce, back in antiquity, only a few members of the General Assembly were heard or seen in print and on the early versions of electronic media. Continue reading...

The boy who said sir

Subscriber onlyThe young man stood beside the gravel road and watched the car approach. He saw two men inside. Further down the road, where the mine was starting operations, the young man knew they were hiring workers. The same car passed by each morning on its way to the plant. Every morning he stood beside the road at the stop sign, hoping to speak to someone, wanting a job. Continue reading...

Gratefulness in springtime or any time

Subscriber onlyIn Arkansas and in many other states throughout this region, the weather in the springtime can be unpredictable, sometimes fluctuating wildly from one day to the next, or even from one hour to the next. Continue reading...

Disillusionment

Subscriber onlyFriends who've been around me have heard me say that I don't trust anyone who has never failed. I may admire someone who is succeeding: a flash in the pan, a shooting star, a celebrity in their own lunch-time. But I won't trust them. They may be talented, resourceful, rich, and charming, but I still won't trust them. At least not yet; not until I see some scars. Continue reading...

Leadership insights from Cheryl Bachelder

Subscriber onlyOn March 2 I got to meet Cheryl Bachelder, the outgoing CEO of Popeyes restaurants and author of the 2015 book Dare to Serve. Continue reading...

State set to kill eight killers over 10 days

Subscriber onlyYes, soon, the state of Arkansas will begin killing the killers on the state's infamous Death Row. Continue reading...

Letter Policy

Subscriber onlyAll letters must contain a signature, the author's complete name, address and telephone number for verification purposes. Continue reading...